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Westerly Community Credit Union recently donated $10,000 to the Westerly Hospital Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund.

This donation to the Westerly Hospital Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund will directly help Westerly Hospital provide critical support during the COVID-19 pandemic. Support for patient care includes testing, medication, medical supplies, and staff support. It will enable the hospital’s clinical staff to sustain their resilience and continue to provide safe, high-quality care to their patients and the community. This COVID-19 Response Fund is designed to provide assistance as needs continue to be identified.

“Community organizations need to support each other, especially during hard times,” stated Stephen White, President/CEO of Westerly Community Credit Union.  “We are lucky to have Westerly Hospital caring for many in the community.  We appreciate them and are happy to help support them, especially during these unprecedented times.”

“As gifts to the hospital have been received during the crisis, a colleague recently expressed the feeling we’ve all shared: “This is a reminder of how much we are supported by our community. They are caring for us and, in turn, helping us care for our patients.”  “And it’s so true.  The Hospital is fortunate to have the backing of the community always and for many years.  Under these circumstances, it becomes even more important and more poignant.  To have the support of the Westerly Community Credit Union means a great deal to us,” said Nicholas Stahl, Executive Director of the Westerly Hospital Foundation.

If you would like to support the Westerly Hospital Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund through a personal or corporate donation, contact Nicholas Stahl at Nicholas.Stahl@WesterlyHospital.org or (401) 637-4710.  You can also donate directly online at https://www.westerlyhospital.org/donors.aspx.

About Westerly Community Credit Union:
Established in 1948, Westerly Community Credit Union is a local, full–service financial institution, focused not on profits, but on helping its members achieve financial success. It currently serves over 19,500 members with lending and deposit products through their convenient locations in Wakefield, Richmond, Westerly, as well as online via www.westerlyccu.com. Recent WCCU awards: #1 Best Bank in the Westerly Sun’s 2016, 2017, 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards; Best Employer (2018) and “Spreadin’ the Love” (2019) community service awards by the Southern RI Chamber of Commerce; as well as PBN Providence Business News Best Places to Work 2018-2019.

About Westerly Hospital:
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. westerlyhospital.org

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