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VOL. 33 NO. 7                                                                                   JULY 2020

      Jupiter Medical Center Raises Nearly $1.8 Million

      For COVID-19 Relief Fund

        Support from donors is needed to sustain Jupiter Medical                                           diagnosis, allowing time for advancements in testing and the
      Center at any time, but it is particularly critical in times of                                      implementation of state-of-the-art methodologies.
      crisis. In the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jupiter                                                “The health, well-being and safety of our patients,
      Medical Center Foundation received nearly $1.8 million in                                            physicians and team members are of the utmost importance,”
      philanthropic donations.                                                                             said Dr. Amit Rastogi, president and CEO of Jupiter Medical
        “We are extremely grateful for the generosity of the                                               Center. “The protective measures we executed, including
      community and our donors during this uncertain time,” said                                           advanced sterilization safeguards, enabled us to serve two,
      Liv Vesely, president of Jupiter Medical Center Foundation.                                          distinct patient populations in separate areas of our medical
      “Gifts received are helping to offset losses due to decreased                                        facility to prevent the likelihood of spread. We are extremely
      volumes, and have allowed us to purchase additional medical                                          grateful to the community for their support.”
      equipment to address the hospital’s highest priority needs.”
        The hospital received multiple donations as the
      community rallied to support Jupiter Medical Center
      Foundation’s COVID-19 Relief Fund. Through ClubsHELP,   Center was also able to acquire a telehealth cart for intensive
      an organization that connects golf organizations with local   care unit physicians to communicate with isolated patients,
      communities to provide critical resources in times of need,   which reduced their exposure to the virus. Other donated
      Jupiter Medical Center was “adopted” by the Seminole   funds were used to purchase two additional Tru-D light
      Golf Club. Members stepped up collectively, raising more   disinfecting robots. The hospital also received thousands of
      than $250,000 for Jupiter Medical Center Foundation’s   dollars in restaurant gift cards and meal donations for front-
      COVID-19 Relief Fund. The foundation also received an   line workers, and an anonymous donor made a $500,000 cash
      interfaith donation from JupiterFIRST Church, St. Peter   donation that was directed toward the hospital’s greatest need
      Catholic Church and Temple Beth Am of more than $45,000.   to care for coronavirus patients.
      Additional generous donors contributed funds through     Jupiter Medical Center prepared well in advance of the
      #GivingTuesdayNow and through other efforts, which   pandemic’s onslaught and stayed in constant contact with
      enabled the medical center to purchase equipment needed   state and local officials. Planning for the coronavirus began
      for FDA-approved rapid molecular testing. Jupiter Medical   more than a month before the first patient received a positive   Jupiter Medical Center on page 2
      Loggerhead Marinelife Center Secures Lifesaving

      $2 Million Matching Gift From Cornelia T. Bailey

      Foundation To Propel Campus Expansion

      Supporters Can Double                              hospital. The leading filtration system will provide quarantining,   - Blue-green algae
      Their Financial Impact And                         filtration, heating, and chilling for each individual hospital   - High bacteria counts from watershed
                                                                                                           - The recurrence of deadly red tide
                                                         tank and patient regardless of water quality or environmental
      Help The Center’s Sea Turtle                       conditions.                                       Loggerhead Marinelife Center on page 2
      Patients Receive Clean Ocean                         Since opening its facility in 2007, the center has treated
                                                         and released thousands of
      Water For Recovery                                 threatened and endangered
                                                         sea turtle patients back into the
                                                         ocean. However, the current
        In partnership with the Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation,   hospital water system does
      Loggerhead Marinelife Center is proud to announce a two-  not provide inbound water
      million dollar-for-dollar matching gift towards their Waves   filtration for its patients. Over
      of Progress campus expansion. This lifesaving matching gift   the past decade, Florida’s
      will help the center raise critical funds to deploy the world’s   coastal waters have suffered
      most advanced clean-water filtration system at a sea turtle   from dangerous levels of:

                                                                                 LMC Aerial Rendering
                                                                                                                                        Photo courtesy of LMC
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