Submitted to The Dominion Publish
MORGANTOWN – The Mon Well being Medical Middle Auxiliary raised greater than $500,000 at its 59th Annual Ball of the Yr on Saturday. The cash will assist the event of the Caring Cottages, a brand new affected person household keep home on the Mon Well being Medical Middle campus.
The Ball of the Yr, “Spellbound: A Magical Night,” was sponsored by Hope Gasoline.
The Caring Cottages will present a house away from dwelling for households of sufferers present process intensive therapies at Mon Well being Medical Middle in Morgantown. These keep homes will provide a heat and welcoming atmosphere, permitting households to stay near their family members all through their medical journeys.
The Caring Cottages shall be constructed by Omnis Constructing Applied sciences, a West Virginia-based producer of energy-efficient, pre-engineered dwelling constructing techniques product of Concrete Insulated Constructing Items (CIBU) which can be shipped after which assembled on-site to make move-in prepared properties.
“The Caring Cottages are designed to alleviate further burdens and supply help to the households of our sufferers throughout instances of adversity, and it’s by way of the donations made tonight that we are able to provide households supporting their family members’ care journey a home-like, nurturing place to remain,” mentioned David Goldberg, president and CEO of Mon Well being System and govt vice chairman of Vandalia Well being.
“We admire and thank our auxiliary and ball committee for his or her dedication to placed on the ball yr after yr,” Goldberg mentioned. “We thank our presenting sponsor, Hope Gasoline, and all of our beneficiant donors for his or her generosity that make it potential for us to ship distinctive care and combine affected person and family-centric initiatives. At Mon Well being, our mission is to boost the well being of the communities we serve, one individual at a time, main with compassion, empathy, and the best high quality care. Occasions like this enable us to go above and past.”
Ball attendees loved dwell leisure, gourmand eating and an public sale that includes novelty gadgets and one-of-a-kind experiences.
“The ball is a tremendous night time for philanthropy and magnificence,” mentioned Chris Battin, Mon Well being Medical Middle auxiliary board president. “We’re humbled by the generosity of our friends and sit up for seeing the impression that the donations will make within the lives of sufferers and households.”
Morgan O’Brien, president and CEO of Hope Gasoline, mentioned, “We’re honored to sponsor such a incredible occasion that may profit many individuals within the state. We have now all the time labored to raised the communities we serve, and we’re proud to accomplice with Mon Well being System in impacting the lives of sufferers and their households.”
These wishing to donate for the Caring Cottages can go to monhealth.com/donate, or monhealth.com/basis/caring-cottages.