Chemed Corp. donated between $10K and $25K to ArtsWave in 2018

Mar 24, 2020
Donations and Philanthropy
Background Information
Listed on the New York Stock Exchange and headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Chemed Corporation operates two wholly owned subsidiaries: VITAS Healthcare Corporation and Roto-Rooter. VITAS is the nation's largest provider of end-of-life hospice care and Roto-Rooter is the nation's leading provider of plumbing and drain cleaning services. VITAS Healthcare Corporation VITAS Healthcare Corporation is the nation's largest provider of end-of-life hospice care services. Based in Miami, Florida, VITAS operates 52 hospice programs in 18 states (Alabama, California,Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois,Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, St. Louis, Texas, and Wisconsin) and the District of Columbia. VITAS employs approximately 11,100 professionals, including registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, home health aides, physicians, social workers, and clergy. In 2011, these professionals, along with volunteers, cared for more than 75,000 terminally ill patients totaling over 4.5 million days of care, primarily in patients' homes, but also in the Company's hospice inpatient units located in hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted living/residential care facilities for the elderly. Please visit the VITAS website at www.vitas.com for more information. Roto-Rooter Plumbing and Drain Service The largest provider of plumbing and drain cleaning services in North America, Roto-Rooter operates through more than 110 company-owned branches and independent contractors and over 400 franchisees. The total Roto-Rooter system offers services to more than 90% of the U.S. population and approximately 40% of the Canadian population. Roto-Rooter also has licensed master franchisees in Indonesia, Singapore, Japan, and the Philippines. Please visit the Roto-Rooter website at www.rotorooter.com for more information
ArtsWave is a private company headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, that provides social services. Alecia Kintner is the current CEO, occupying that position since 2011.The company says this about itself: ArtsWave a nonprofit serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, is the region's lead planner, promoter and funder of the arts. ArtsWave was the first and continues to be largest community arts campaign in the nation, with tens of thousands of donors. Decades of strong support from residents has built Cincinnati's arts and culture scene into a national draw and regional asset, creating a ripple effect of economic and community benefits. Each year ArtsWave supports the work of 100+ arts organizations, school outreach programs, festivals, community centers, neighborhoods and various artistic and civic collaborations through impact-based grants.