Twigs present $100,000 check for Inova Covid-19 Emergency Preparedness Fund to Inova Alexandria Hospital.
The Twig, Junior Auxiliary of Inova Alexandria Hospital gave $100,000.00 yesterday to the Inova COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness Fund. The check was presented by Twig Treasurer Carol Lyons to Dr. Rina Bansal, President of Inova Alexandria Hospital accompanied by Dr. Stephen Jones, President and Chief Executive Officer at Inova Health Systems and Dr. Jeremy Graf, Inova Chief Medical Officer.
Additionally a $10,000 check was presented to Emily Hagedorn, the 2020 Twig Nursing Scholarship Recipient during the same ceremony.
Hospital Liaison Mary Schoen & Twig Vice President Candace Beane spoke to the Inova Executive Team prior to the check presentation accompanied by Twig President Rosemarie Bush. Twig’s contribution to Covid-19 Emergency Preparedness Fund will help Alexandria meet the escalating needs of COVID-19 patients by providing for additional staffing, personal protection equipment for our front line heroes, specialized equipment for the unique needs of COVID-19 patients, increased services for homebound families, and other resources to address the rapidly-changing situation. The Twig’s contribution will be used exclusively for use at Inova Alexandria.
Thank you to Shannon Hiskey, Executive Director, Philanthropy - East Region, Inova Health Foundation and Emily Chuma, Philanthropy Office at Inova Health Systems for allowing this opportunity to benefit Inova Alexandria Hospital.
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