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The Foundation Announces Grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure New Orleans Print E-mail
Thursday, February 21, 2013 08:05 AM

The Foundation gratefully acknowledges Susan G. Komen for the Cure New Orleans for awarding a $5,000 grant to support patient education at East Jefferson General Hospital and throughout the community.

The grant will allow Cancer Care Navigator Debbie Schmitz, RN, to purchase breast self-exam models as well as more general educational materials related to cancer patient and family wellness and care. The models are portable and will be used for all community health education programs that EJGH participates in - including the Jefferson Parish Senior Expo and breast health presentations at local schools, companies, organizations and clubs.

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Local Schools Go Pink for The Foundation at EJGH Print E-mail
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 01:20 PM

All SchoolsThe Foundation at EJGH was honored to welcome representatives from Cabrini, Chapelle, Dominican, Haynes Academy, Mt. Carmel, and Ursuline recently when they came to present their combined donation from their annual Breast Cancer Awareness fundraising "Pink Games" in October – a total of $26,000! This is the most ever raised since the Pink Games first started in 2009. Proceeds will benefit the Outpatient Oncology Infusion Center and Breast Care Center.

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Grateful Patients Make Generous Gift in Honor of Robin Bone, M.D. Print E-mail
Friday, November 30, 2012 11:46 AM

Donation to The Foundation Renovates Labor and Delivery Waiting Room

It was the expert and compassionate care of Dr. Robin Bone, OB/GYN and the nurses and staff of 4 East that recently inspired a couple (who wish to remain anonymous) to make a donation to The Foundation at EJGH when their first child, a beautiful daughter, was born.

The couple's only wish when making their gift was that Dr. Bone, with whom they had entrusted to make the best possible healthcare decisions for mother and child, help direct the use of their gift so that it would have the greatest impact for other patients and their families.

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EJGH Team Member Grateful for Humanitarian Fund Support Print E-mail
Friday, November 30, 2012 10:46 AM

The EJGH Humanitarian Fund provides financial assistance to EJGH team members faced with an unforeseen crisis. The fund was developed to provide assistance for team members facing catastrophic financial loss. The fund is sustained by team member annual contributions and is fiscally managed by The Foundation. A volunteer team member committee review applications and award the grants.

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