SLIDELL, LA - Members of the Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore Auxiliary continue to support the Slidell community through financial donations. In October, the group presented a $500 donation to both the Hospice Foundation of the South and Rainbow Childcare.
Attached photo: Oct 2012 Auxiliary Donation:
Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore Auxiliary recently contributed $500each to Hospice Foundation of the South and Rainbow Childcare. Pictured left to right are Mary DuBuisson and Mark Meyers from the Hospice Foundation of the South and Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore Auxiliary President Sally Cool.
The mission of the Hospice Foundation of the South is to provide resources for medical and emotional care for terminally ill patients and their families. Rainbow Childcare is an early child development program for children ages 1 to 5 years.
All donations are generated through hospital gift shop sales, which benefit a range of organizations throughout the year. Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore has many volunteer opportunities available. Individuals interested in volunteering at Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore should call Kimberly Holmes, Volunteer Coordinator, at 985.646.5021.
Ochsner’s North Shore region includes health centers in Abita Springs, Covington, Hammond, Mandeville and Slidell, providing access to physicians in a range of specialties. Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore is a 165-bed, acute-care hospital in Slidell offering a range of inpatient and outpatient services. Ochsner North Shore is a part of Ochsner Health System, southeast Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system. Ochsner has been named the Consumer Choice for Healthcare in New Orleans for 16 consecutive years and is the only Louisiana hospital nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a “Best Hospital” across eleven specialty categories. Ochsner employs more than 13,000 employees, over 850 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 300 clinical research trials annually. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.