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What is the HEART Fund?
The “Horizon Health Employee HEART Fund” provides financial support to employees who are facing personal or family hardships due to unforeseen circumstances. Funding is made possible by generous donations from Horizon Health employees.

Who is eligible to receive assistance?
Any Horizon Health employee who has experienced financial hardship due to an emergency situation beyond his or her control can receive assistance. This can include, but is not limited to, a fire, natural disaster, serious extended illness or injury, disability or death of an immediate family member. Any full-time or part-time employee, who are in good standing and has completed 1 year of continuous employment, is eligible to receive assistance.

How much assistance can a person receive?
An employee can request up to $1,000 in a 12-month period, with a lifetime maximum of $3,000.

Who determines if an employee receives assistance?
The HEART Fund governing committee determines how much money an employee should receive based on need. All applications are handled with a strict level of confidence, respect, and anonymity.

Who can donate to the fund?
Any Horizon Health employee can donate to the fund. Donations can be made ongoingly through payroll deduction. Or, a one-time donation can be made through payroll deduction or by personal check.

For More Information
Christina Hoffman: 217-466-4294 or