Annual Report 2015


Catherine’s Health Center is pleased to share our 2014 performance and impact report. Our mission and our commitment to it remains: Catherine’s Health Center provides high quality, affordable and compassionate health care to the under-served, under-insured, un-insured, and newly insured people of our community.

Financial Report

We received Operating Support and Revenue of                     $1,054,814

We had Expenses amounting to                                                  $1,047,074

Our Net Assets increased by                                                         $       7,740

We have Endowment and Invested Funds of                           $   570,753

For a copy of our 2014 audited financial statements please contact Ron Rozema, Development Director.

Impact Highlights     
  • More than 7,000 patient visits and contacts were completed
  • A new provider, Dr. Jonathan Reitzenstein, joined us as a primary care physician
  • We partnered with the Family Outreach Center to address the mental health needs of our patients
  • AstraZeneca Health Care Foundation through its Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM program partnered with us through a major grant to improve heart health in low-income patients
  • Catherine’s contributed to medical education by partnering with MSU’s College of Human Medicine to provide safety net clinic experiences for medical students
  • We assisted patients in obtaining more than $500,000 worth of needed medications through our Medication Assistance Program (MAP)
  • Multiple partnerships helped us teach people to improve their health through exercising, gardening and preparing healthy foods, learning about health management, and more
  • Documentation of patient care improved through the introduction of an electronic health record
  • Sustainability was enhanced as we began billing some Medicaid insurance products
  • We helped hundreds of people find health insurance products that best fit their situations through our Navigation services
  • All these and more were accomplished thanks to generous support from donors and grantors
Board of Directors – 2014

James Byrne, MD

Alisha Cowell, LMSW

Kristi DeKraker, Vice President, Secretary

Tom Deschaine

Anne Hagen

Ron LaMange, Treasurer

Helen J. Lehman, President

Zachary Meyer, JD

Shelli Zomer


Executive Director:  Karen J. Kaashoek, RN, MBA

Medical Director: John A. Walen, MD

Catherine’s Health Center is a 501(c)(3) organization. Gifts to Catherine’s Health Center qualify as donations to the fullest extent permitted under the law. Tax ID # 20-3572418

1211 Lafayette Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505  |  tel 616.336.8800  |  fax 616.356.2701  |

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