Greenwich Hospital Auxiliary donates $554,000 to enhance services

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Jean Duffy of Greenwich was presented the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award by Christine Randolph, Greenwich Hospital Auxiliary president, Norman Roth, the hospital’s president and chief executive officer, and Stacey Green, director of Volunteer Services.
Greenwich, CT (Oct. 18, 2017) – The Greenwich Hospital Auxiliary this year donated $554,000 to Greenwich Hospital to enhance cardiovascular, pediatric and women’s health services.

The donations included $300,000 for a stereotactic biopsy table to identify breast cancer; $200,000 toward a five-year pledge of $1 million to support cardiovascular services; and $50,000 to support pediatric services in the hospital’s Emergency Department. The Auxiliary also funded four annual scholarships for high school graduates studying for healthcare careers.

The generous gifts were announced during the Auxiliary’s 67th annual meeting on Oct. 5 by its president, Christine Randolph.

“My deepest thanks to each and every one of you for all that you do to make our hospital a stronger and safer place for our patients,” said Norman Roth, president and chief executive officer of Greenwich Hospital.

During the annual meeting, Jean Duffy of Greenwich and Ruth Meyer of New Canaan received the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award, a national honor given to those completing 4,000 hours or more of volunteer service over the course of their lifetime.

“Greenwich Hospital greatly appreciates the generosity and commitment of its auxiliary and volunteer force,” said Stacey Green, director of Volunteer Services. “This year, 535 adult and junior volunteers contributed to the success of the hospital by volunteering approximately 45,240 hours of service.”

Greenwich Hospital is a member of Yale New Haven Health. Greenwich is a 206-bed (includes 32 isolettes) community hospital serving lower Fairfield County, Connecticut and Westchester County, New York. It is a academic affiliate of Yale School of Medicine. Since opening in 1903, Greenwich Hospital has evolved into a progressive medical center and teaching institution representing all medical specialties and offering a wide range of medical, surgical, diagnostic and wellness programs. Greenwich Hospital is recognized throughout the healthcare industry as a leader in service and patient satisfaction excellence. Greenwich Hospital has the prestigious Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor of nursing excellence.

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