Mather Auxiliary Presents Hospital with $231,000 Gift; Seven Junior Volunteers Also Receive College AwardsApril 19, 2011
For the second consecutive year, Mather Hospital has received a check for $231,000 from its Auxiliary, representing the 2010 proceeds of the group’s Thrift Shop, Gift Shop, raffles, plant sales and other fundraising activities.
“Our hospital’s Volunteers and Auxilians are a vital part of our Mather Family,??? Mather President Kenneth Roberts said at the recent Volunteer Appreciation Party at which the check was presented. “We would not be able to carry out our mission without the help of these dedicated individuals. In 2010, our volunteers gave over 42,000 hours to
The $231,000 gift brings to more than $5.2 million the total amount raised for Mather by its Auxiliary volunteers since the organization was founded more than 60 years ago.
The Auxiliary also presented seven college awards ranging from $500 to $2,000 to active Junior Volunteers who completed a minimum of 300 hours of service and who have demonstrated excellence in volunteering.
Receiving the college awards were Alanna Faughnan,
Academy; Parisa Saghati, Sachem High School North; Brittany Schultz, Rocky Point High School; Kristen Snelders, Comsewogue High School; and Andrew Mack, Chaminade High School.
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