The focal point of health care in any community is a responsive and effective Emergency Department.
For residents of Webster and surrounding communities, that focal point is the Emergency Department at Harrington HealthCare at Hubbard. This Emergency Department, on Thompson Road in Webster, has saved countless lives over the years. Its highly trained nurses, physicians and staff handle 12,000 cases a year -- a number that is expected to rise to 15,000 in the next three years.
This Emergency Department does an excellent job of meeting the emergency medical needs of the community. But it is also in need of an overhaul of its physical plant and its medical equipment. The Emergency Department was built in 1955 and has not had a substantial updating since that time.
Harrington HealthCare System has launched an $8.8 million fundraising campaign to rebuild the Emergency Department and outfit it with new state-of-the-art lifesaving equipment. This will allow it to meet the medical needs of Webster, Dudley, Oxford, Douglas, Thompson and surrounding community for years to come.
As Harrington’s new Director of Development, it has been my honor and privilege to work with members of our community and colleagues at Harrington HealthCare System to raise funds for this all-important campaign.
To date, slightly more than $1 million has been raised and a generous donor has pledged to match contributions, dollar for dollar, up to $4 million. This means that whatever gift you make today will have twice the impact, because it will automatically be doubled.
Please consider making a gift and help our vision of a new, modern Emergency Department become a reality. To donate or to learn more about this campaign, please go to www.harringtonhospital.org/give. Your donation will help us save more lives.
Sean T. Mitchell
Director of Development
Harrington HealthCare System
- Monday, 25 June 2012
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