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When you or a family member is ill or injured, where do you turn?
If you’re like most in our community, you go to Smith Hospital.
Because you know you will receive absolute top notch medical care.
And you also know that you’ll be treated like a real person, by dedicated, compassionate health professionals in a warm, caring environment.
Your contributions have helped make Smith Hospital the leading regional health care provider that it is. We are so grateful to you for supporting our committed team of care givers.
Thanks to you, our caregivers have touched the lives of thousands – whether they faced an urgent need, a devastating disease or sought to improve their quality of life.
Smith Hospital is your community hospital. We exist to serve you and your loved ones – to provide hope, healing and recovery.
In this uncertain economic time, the Hospital counts on your support – now more than ever.
Your gift is extremely important to Smith Hospital because it provides resources that make an immediate impact – that will help us through these interesting – and tough – times.
Your gift of $100, $500, $1,000 or $5,000 can make all the difference…… to our doctors, our nurses, our therapists, our pharmacists, our dietitians, our technicians, our Emergency Department staff – to every one here who works to serve you.
And if you’d like, you can specify your gift to a particular department or program – The Cancer Institute, Breast Center, Cardiology, Emergency Department, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatrics, Community Health, Integrative Medicine – where ever you choose.
Please consider making as generous a gift as you can.
As medical care advances, your hospital is committed to staying at the cutting edge – for you, for your loved ones, for every person in the community. Please help to make this possible with your contribution.
Your donation will make a world of difference. I promise you.
Thank you so much for your help.
President and Chief Executive Officer"
Philanthropy New York ‘s conversation with grantmakers on Good Grantmaking: What’s Social Media Got to do With It? It included a Twitter chat with leading thinkers from the Knight Foundation, Case Foundation and James Irivine Foundation.
See Lucy Bernholz, (@p2173) and Samantha Beinhacker, (@slboval) complete presentation.
Go to: http://www.philanthropynewyork.org/s_nyrag/bin.asp?CID=18649&DID=50888&DOC=FILE.PDF