November 10, 2016
Honoring their commitment to support the South Shore Health System (SSHS), The Friends of SSHS recently pledged an additional $1.25 million towards the hospital’s new critical care unit project, bringing their total pledge for the campaign to $2 million.
The Friends recently held its annual meeting at South Shore Country Club in Hingham, where more than 100 members gathered to learn more about SSHS growth and development and reminisced about The Friends tremendous legacy of giving.
“Friend-raising and fund-raising is an integral part of providing the very best care at a local level,” said Cathy Foley, President of the Board of Directors for The Friends. “Today we sit here 1,300 members strong; with the same drive and commitment that we had when we began 71 years ago. I’m so glad that you – as members of our organization – are here to share the news of our continued commitment to the South Shore Health System.”
Members listened to several presentations made about the hospital’s mission and vision, including remarks by Gene E. Green, MD, MBA, President & CEO, South Shore Health System, Chris O’Connor, SVP, Philanthropy, Peg Holda, SVP, Office of Strategy, and several others who spoke about the direct impact The Friends have made on the organization.