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4/19/2018

Hospitals Recognize Volunteers During National Volunteer Week


Green Bay – In honor of National Volunteer Week, April 15 – 21, HSHS St. Vincent Hospital and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center in Green Bay recognize the hard work, dedication and compassion of their volunteers.
 
In 2017, 278 volunteers put in a total of 16,279 volunteer hours at HSHS St. Vincent Hospital; and 94 volunteers put in a total of 10,447 volunteer hours at HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center. Volunteers also coordinated nine fundraising projects that contributed almost $260,000 to enhance services at both hospitals.
 
“We are incredibly blessed to have dedicated volunteers that partner with us to bring health, healing and hope to our patients,” said Mary Ann Brunette, volunteer services manager for HSHS-Eastern Wisconsin Division. “Volunteers bring joy to our patients and to all of us daily!”
 
Those interested in becoming a volunteer at HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center should contact Lynn Gonwa, volunteer services facilitator, at (920) 498-4383; and, those interested in becoming a volunteer at HSHS St. Vincent Hospital should contact Mary Ann Brunette, volunteer services manager at (920) 459-4714.
 
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About HSHS St. Vincent Hospital and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center
HSHS St. Vincent Hospital and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center have been delivering quality health care to Green Bay and its surrounding communities since 1888. With HSHS St. Vincent being the largest tertiary care hospital and HSHS St. Mary’s location on Green Bay’s west side, patients from Northeastern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan benefit from a comprehensive range of services that include cancer care, women’s services, emergency and trauma care, preventive care across the lifespan, digestive health, orthopedic, cardiac care, neurosciences, rehabilitation and pediatrics. Affiliates of Hospital Sisters Health System, the hospitals’ primary purpose is to continue Christ’s healing love through the delivery of competent and compassionate health care in an environment sensitive to the needs of all people. Both hospitals are accredited by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
 
About Hospital Sisters Health System
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality, Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our 15 Local Systems and physician practices in Illinois (Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, O’Fallon, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan, and two in Green Bay). HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries. For more information about HSHS, visit www.hshs.org.  For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit www.hospitalsisters.org.

Media Contacts


Angela Deja
Public Relations Coordinator
angela.deja@hshs.org
(920) 272-3360

Dana Jermstad
Senior Communications and Public Relations Manager
dana.jermstad@hshs.org
(920) 429-1752
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