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Tornado Relief 2024

The Caring Coworkers Fund is supported by Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital employee contributions to the Jennie Edmundson Hospital Foundation. The fund’s purpose is to provide monetary assistance to employees who are facing extreme hardship due to unforeseen emergencies. The recent tornado disaster is impacting many at Methodist Health System, including employees at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital. The Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital Caring Coworkers fund is ready to assist. To apply for assistance, please reach out to Rachel Reis at @email or (712) 396-6040 to complete the 2024 Assistance for Employees Affected by Recent Tornado Disaster Application. Together with the Caring Coworkers Fund and community resources, it is the hope you receive the support needed to stabilize the crisis. 

Funds may be used for assistance related only to daily living expenses such as:
  • Payment of bills
  • Rent/mortgage
  • Auto loans
  • Utilities
    Phone service (main or cell)
Funds may not be used for:
  • Payments to individual employees or their families;
  • Deposits to bank or investment accounts;
  • Undocumented expenses.
  • Applicant must be a current Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital employee
  • Applicant must demonstrate a “hardship” emergency need and submit a completed application
How to apply:
  • Reach out to Rachel Reis at @email or (712) 396-6040 to start the process
  • Complete the application and include all expense documentation. Documentation will be required (any undocumented expenses will not be paid). Acceptable documentation includes billing statements/invoices or copies of such. All documentation must include vendor address and phone numbers. 
  • Submit application and documentation in-person or by interoffice mail to the MJE Foundation, Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Please allow 5 business days to process requests and to issue any approved payments/checks.

All applications, funding decisions, and assistance records are confidential. Applicant information is not forwarded to the applicant’s employee file, supervisor, or manager, nor will any part of the request process become a part of the applicant’s permanent record. Questions? Please contact the Jennie Edmundson Hospital Foundation at (712) 396-6040.

To Support or Donate:

2024 Storm Assistance PTO Donation

  • Monetary Donations: Please consider donating here to support those impacted by the April 2024 tornadoes. Select 'Other' in the 'Gift Designation' Menu and enter Storm Relief as the 'Other Designation' to complete your gift. 
  • MJEH employees can also donate paid time off (PTO) hours that will be converted to cash. Complete the form online