Memorial Satilla Health presented a check for $40,000 to the Pierce County School District through the hospital's community benefit fund at Pierce County High School's football game on Friday, Oct. 19. The contribution will be used for the sports/athletic program, band booster programs, HOSA/health education programs, STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), student academic scholarships and teacher enrichment opportunities.
"Memorial Satilla Health and HCA Healthcare are committed to the overall health of our community, so we believe in having an active and philanthropic role in giving back to the area communities we serve," said Bobby McCullough, CEO of Memorial Satilla Health. "It is a reflection of our mission statement - Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life."
Memorial Satilla Health, through its Community Benefit Fund, has committed to contribute $1.95 million to the area community over the next 10 years to meet community needs, including education, improvement of community health, business and economic development, and community enrichment. Community representatives on the hospital's board of trustees oversee the expenditure of these funds.
For more information on Memorial Satilla Health, visit www.MemorialSatillaHealth.com.