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Presence McAuley Manor Receives Grant from Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley

Aurora, Ill. –Presence McAuley Manor, located at 400 West Sullivan Road, Aurora recently received a grant from the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley.

The skilled nursing and rehabilitation center will use the grant money, which totals $17,000, to purchase new therapy equipment, including a Metron Plus Deluxe Hi-Lo Platform, weight rack, heating unit and a Rickshaw Exerciser and Weights. The grant money will also cover the cost of updated furnishings for the therapy, activity and visiting rooms as well as a touch-screen computer and printer for resident activities.

“The grant from the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley will make such a positive impact on the lives of our patients, residents and visitors,” said Sister Judith Niemet, Assistant Administrator at Presence McAuley Manor. “The new equipment and furniture will help our Ministry continue to provide high-quality therapy services in a comfortable environment. To learn more about Presence McAuley Manor, call 630.859.3700 or visit

The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley is a non-profit philanthropic organization that administers individual charitable funds from which grants and scholarships are distributed to benefit the citizens of the Greater Aurora Area, the TriCities and Kendall County, Illinois. For more information, please see

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About Presence McAuley Manor
Conveniently located on the campus of Presence Mercy Medical Center in Aurora, Presence McAuley Manor is a Joint Commission accredited nursing center, meeting national standards for patient/resident safety and nursing care. Accreditation by The Joint Commissions means that the McAuley Manor team is dedicated to providing the best care for their patients and residents that go above federal and state requirements. It means patients and their loved ones can trust the McAuley Manor team with after hospital care, short-stay rehabilitation and more, including peritoneal dialysis, IV therapy, feeding tube management, tracheostomy care and more round-the-clock care. For more information or to arrange a personalized tour of Presence McAuley Manor, call 630.859.3700 or visit

A community foundation is a donor-driven organization that helps donors custom-design funds that reflect their charitable interests. Through the years, grants from these funds have made a significant impact on our local communities.

Sharon Stredde

President Emeritus

There’s no question in my mind that the scholarship I received opened up possibilities.

Marianne Renner

Past Scholarship Recipient & Current Leadership Coach

As a first-generation college student from a low-income family, I was worried about how I was going to pay for books and supplies. This scholarship will allow me to focus more on my studies instead of worrying about how to afford college. I am working to not only create opportunities for myself but to motivate future generations. Thank you so much for helping me along this journey!

Moises J.

Claude & Alice Allen Memorial Scholarship Recipient

We chose the Community Foundation because of its reputation. It’s well known, established and we can trust them to do the job for us.

Dick Schindel

Richard and Susan Schindel Scholarship Funds

Thank you very much for supporting my college education for these four years. I will never be able to repay you for the opportunity that this scholarship has given to me.

Julia H.

[Renewing Scholarship Recipient] Graduate of Hinkley-Big Rock High School

…you can always start small, even $25 can make a difference. Remember we can’t take our money with us. Even if it’s just your gift of time. Volunteer and get involved.

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Cristina & Thomas S. Anderson Endowment Fund | Tom & Cris Anderson Colonial Advisory Fund

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