WMMC Employees Donate to Angel Tree of Lights
C.A.R.E.givers standing with presents for local Johnson County families.
The C.A.R.E.givers Committee voted to partner with the Salvation Army for their 4th quarter 2018 project. This consisted of decorating a Christmas tree and then adorning the tree with angels from the Salvation Army. Angels were displayed on the tree in the WMMC lobby from Dec. 4 –17. The angels displayed were local Johnson County children and adults that met criteria outlined by the Salvation Army. These individuals listed a few items each that they would like for Christmas, some simply asking for “whatever you can spare.”
Over 52 individuals and 16 families were adopted for Christmas. Along with the presents for the families, WMMC donated 14 hams and five turkeys to the Salvation Army so that each family would also receive a Christmas dinner. Presents and food were delivered to the Salvation Army Family Services on Monday, December 18th. Carlyle Van Lines gracio
sly donated their time and labor by assisting in the delivery of the items.
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The Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC) Foundation is a 509(a)3, not-for-profit organization. Established in 1987, its sole purpose is to support and enhance WMMC’s mission. The Foundation accomplishes this by securing private gifts and financial support from individuals and area businesses. These philanthropic gifts are used to enhance existing facilities, products and services offered by WMMC. They are also used to expedite the construction of new facilities, speed the delivery of new products, bring on the latest technology and expand the medical center’s services in order to continue to meet the growing health needs of the citizens Johnson County and West Central Missouri.
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Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC) is a fully-accredited acute care county medical center located in Warrensburg, MO. WMMC prides itself in emergency care, obstetrics, orthopedic and general surgery, family healthcare, internal medicine, outpatient clinics, ambulatory care, rehabilitation services and more. Inpatient services include medical, surgical, intensive, obstetrical, orthopedic, pediatric and skilled nursing care, as well as a wide range of therapeutic and diagnostic outpatient services. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Learn more at WMMC.com
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