A holiday gift arrived early for the uninsured in West Orange County and throughout the region in the form of $35,000 donation from the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust to Shepherd’s Hope. The funds will be used to build support for the buildout of the new West Orange Medical Clinic and Administrative Center in Winter Garden, Fla.
A large check was presented during a brief ceremony held at the clinic on November 30. Pictured (from left) are John S. Lord, trustee of the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust, board director of The Nemours Foundation, and retired Bank of America Orlando market president; Marni Stahlman, Shepherd’s Hope CEO/president; Thomas G. Kuntz, trustee of the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust, chairman of the Florida Board of Governors, and retired SunTrust Banks/Florida CEO; and Chirag Kabrawala, chairman, Shepherd’s Hope Board of Directors and attorney at Kabrawala Law Group
The West Orange Medical Clinic and Administrative Center is a collaborative partnership among Shepherd’s Hope, the West Orange Healthcare District and the City of Winter Garden. The 10,200-square-foot facility will provide greater access to free health care services for the growing West Orange County community, including essential primary and secondary medical services, health management and education, and wellness programs.
· Jennifer Helriggle at 407-876-6699, ext. 228 or Jennifer.Helriggle@shepherdshope.org
· Jennifer Bisbee, APR, at 407-257-4667 or Jennifer@BisbeeAndCo.com
About Shepherd’s Hope
Shepherd’s Hope is the leading voice for the uninsured and underinsured in Central Florida. Founded in 1997, the faith-based nonprofit organization provides free primary care and specialty care medical services to uninsured men, women and children from five free standing health centers in Orange and Seminole counties. In 2017, Shepherd’s Hope provided 19,575 free patient visits and medical services thanks to partnerships with 2,800 licensed medical and general volunteers, three community hospital systems, 100 diagnostic/secondary providers and 23 multi-faith partners. To learn more, visit www.shepherdshope.org or call (407) 876-6699, ext. 228.
About The Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust
The Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust is one of America’s most generous supporters of pediatric healthcare. Since 1935, the Trust has distributed more than $2.7 billion to its primary beneficiary, The Nemours Foundation, for the care and treatment of children primarily in Delaware and Florida, and it has helped hundreds of thousands of sick children find health and new hope for the future, regardless of ability to pay. To learn more, visit https://alfrediduponttrust.org/.