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VOLUSIA & FLAGLER COUNTIES, Fla., August 4, 2017 – Throughout June and July, four local Florida Hospitals collected school and medical supplies for two local charities.
Employees from Florida Hospital Flagler in Palm Coast, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Florida Hospital Oceanside in Ormond Beach and Florida Hospital New Smyrna in New Smyrna Beach donated school supplies to The Jewish Federation of Volusia and Flagler counties. Hospital staff filled more than 50 boxes of crayons, notebooks, pencils, pens, index cards, glue sticks, scissors, backpacks, and more.
“We were so thrilled to receive this outpouring of support from Florida Hospital. With this generous gift, we will be able to help more than 7,000 local students,” said Gloria Max of the Jewish Federation. “In 22 years, we will have helped over 100,000 students receive backpacks filled with supplies.”
The medical supplies were donated to support clinics at schools in eastern Volusia County, as well as Flagler County, and included cotton balls, band aides, cold packs, gloves, tissues, and more.
About Florida Hospital Central Florida Division - North Region
A member of Adventist Health System, Florida Hospital’s mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ. Encompassing seven Florida Hospitals in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties, the Florida Hospital Central Florida Division - North Region is the largest hospital system in the area, with 1,226 beds and more than 7,800 employees. The Florida Hospital Central Florida Division - North Region includes Florida Hospital DeLand in DeLand, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City, Florida Hospital Flagler in Palm Coast, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Florida Hospital Oceanside in Ormond Beach, Florida Hospital New Smyrna in New Smyrna Beach, and Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares.