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The Clara McLean House
In the most difficult times, Clara’s House provides a caring place to relax, renew and recharge for the days ahead. To learn more about Clara's House, click here.
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Clara McLean House
Located at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, the Clara McLean House is a haven of hope, support services and affordable lodging for out-of-town patients, families, caregivers, and so much more. Envisioned, constructed and operated by The Foundation of FirstHealth, Clara’s House focuses on all the needs of families and caregivers with a loved one in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital or FirstHealth Hospice. Outpatients also stay with us while they receive treatment.
Clara’s House establishes an innovative approach to hospital hospitality. In addition to providing a caring and affordable place to stay, this unique facility offers a range of patient support and advocacy services. At Clara’s House, hospitality is part of healing. Kindness is our medicine. Learn more.
The Clara McLean House is a resource for our community supported totally by the generous donations of community members like you and by our guests. Many people offer their time as volunteers at Clara’s House.
Genevieve Sounia died too young. A mother and wife, a soldier, a woman of faith, Genevieve lost her battle with breast cancer at age 35. But as her disease progressed, her commitment to life and to serving others grew. Courageously facing her own illness, Genevieve found ways to make a profound difference for other cancer patients. At her church, she spoke out about her journey and the importance of prevention, healthy living and giving back. Genevieve also became the first guest at the Clara McLean House. Here, she found a comforting place of respite where she could play with her daughters and share time with her family during a difficult stage of her treatment. How fitting that she would introduce this groundbreaking resource to the community it would serve.
Genevieve was a beloved member of our community. Her memory and legacy live on through the organizations she founded and her inspiration of others to give of their time and resources to improve health in our community and provide compassionate care and support to every patient.