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Ohio PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association Component Service Projects  
State wide service month March 2018 giving thru support of Ronald McDonald Houses in all districts in serving meals and monetary donations to provide parents and children meals and needed supplies to make their stay a little easier. 
NEOPANA Members supports the OPANA March Service Project for the Ronald McDonald House in Akron by serving families who are currently staying,a delicious home cooked lunch served by the nurses.

You can help give families moments of togetherness by preparing and serving a meal at a Ronald McDonald House near your district or city. 

Come together with your coworkers, family, friends, church or civic group while you help provide the nutrition kids need to heal and allow parents more time to focus on their critically ill children. Thank you NEOPANA Members for your service.
Due to CAPANA being committed to a District Workshop on March 17th and unable to schedule a Saturday in March, a monetary donation $100.00 was given to Ronald McDonald House in Cincinnati to purchase items off the current wish list of items below.  Note RMcD house items can be purchased and delivered from amazon.com

DAPANA Members served a delicious pancake, sausage, fruit and pastry/bread  breakfast at the Ronald McDonald House in Dayton Ohio on Saturday March 17th.  
Member Chefs include left to right: Helen Morrow, Brandy Mather, Tina Harvey, Bonita Woodin and Rose Durning. 
Please see the CAPANA Webpage for additional pictures of the Matthew 25 Ministry Donation given at our March 17th workshop including 169 cans of soup, 45 cans of vegetable, canned meats , peanut butter and pasta with a monetary donation of $55.00 from members for our service project "Pot of Soup". 

COPANA could not schedule a date in March with the Central Ohio Ronald McDonald House; however did collect a donation of $ to give for purchase of items off the House  wish lists. The COPANA members were invited to come tour the house at a future meeting at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus.
GCPANA  served brunch on Sunday, March 11, 2018 to the patients and their families at the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland, 10415 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44106. We served French toast, scrambled eggs, ham, muffins and fresh fruit. Afterwards we took a tour of the facility. 
NOPANA shared in the statewide service project for the Northwest Ohio Ronald McDonald House by  giving a donation to the Toledo Ronald McDonald House. They really wanted to serve breakfast but scheduling conflict and only having a few members who could 
participate on any of the Saturdays
in March, but hope to take a tour in
the future or participate at another
time TBA in the future.
OPANA Collected $300.00 at the Anaheim ASPAN Conference in April 2018 at Component Night booth with a donation then a  "Spin for  a chance to Win"  a Minnie Mouse prize. All donations collected went to the California Fire Foundations to support the many firefighter of the forest fires in California.
Matthew 25 Ministries of Cincinnati -Community Charity Donations Chosen by CAPANA for the OPANA Spring State Meeting May 20, 2018.
We collected Soups both canned and dry packaged soups,as well as, other canned goods and cash donations at the OPANA May State Meeting. Delivery to the Drop Off Center on Kenwood Road by Debby Niehaus who is holding the sign accompanied our donation of 3 large boxes containing 108 cans and packages of soup mix and cash donation of $30.00. Thanks for all donations.
OPANA Service Project chosen for Fall Meeting 2017/2018: 

OPANA Board members toured and had their meeting at the beautiful home. Hope Hollow located in Columbus offers complimentary lodging, meals, transportation, hospitality, and emotional support to persons with cancer and their loved ones in a peaceful, supportive environment. Hope Hollow realizes a dream that we have shared for some time: being able to support those struggling with cancer because our lives have been deeply affected by this disease. Hope Hollow seeks to provide a place of hospitality to you as we share our hope with you on your journey. 

                                                                                                                                                                Kevin and Jane