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Westerly Hospital Foundation receives donation from Westerly Community Credit Union

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

WESTERLY, RI (Feb. 28, 2023) – The Westerly Hospital Foundation has received a $200,000 donation from Westerly Community Credit Union to support the hospital’s 100th anniversary Centennial Campaign which will allow the hospital to provide additional services and improve the patient experience. The hospital will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2025.

The donation is part of Westerly Community Credit Union’s #WCCUCares initiative to support local community organizations that directly help people in the communities they serve. The credit union has been among the hospital’s most loyal strategic philanthropic partners for more than 30 years.

“We are grateful to the Westerly Community Credit Union for supporting Westerly Hospital for many years and for this significant contribution to our organization,” said Patrick L. Green, president and CEO of Westerly Hospital. “This gift will support the hospital as we look to make significant upgrades at Westerly Hospital, including a redesign of the Emergency Department, creating state-of-the-art imaging technology and facilities, additional growth and development of surgery services available at the hospital, relocation and expansion of the cafeteria and a re-envisioned courtyard that is readily accessible to patients, families and employees.”

“We care about our local community and strive to help make a positive impact by actively being involved in the communities we serve,” said Stephen White, president/CEO of Westerly Community Credit Union. “We are very excited for the opportunity to support the Westerly Hospital Foundation’s campaign to provide the latest technology and improve the patient experience.”

Westerly Hospital, a member of Yale New Haven Health, is a 125-bed hospital that has been providing residents of southern Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut with a full range of inpatient and outpatient services in a community hospital setting for more than 90 years. Westerly Hospital patients receive the finest quality treatment in the following areas of care: emergency, medical, surgical, radiology, laboratory and rehabilitative services. The hospital also offers heart and vascular care, interventional pain management, wound care, pulmonary rehabilitation services, inpatient geriatric psychiatric care and comprehensive cancer care provided through the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center. All inpatient rooms are private.

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