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Westerly Community Credit Union donates $10,000 to the South County Health COVID-19 Relief Fund

Westerly Community Credit Union recently donated $10,000 to the South County Health COVID-19 Relief Fund.

This donation will help South County Health offset significant unbudgeted COVID-19 expenses, such as converting patient rooms to negative pressure rooms that meet infection control requirement for COVID-19 patients and supplying PPE equipment desperately needed by the frontline to keep patients and people who are caring for them, safe.

“Westerly Community Credit Union is greatly supportive of South County Health,” stated Stephen White, President/CEO of Westerly Community Credit Union.  “We are very fortunate to have an organization of their caliber in our community and know how essential they are. We appreciate them and are happy to help support them, especially during these unprecedented times.”

“I can’t say enough about the community support South County Health has received during this COVID pandemic,” said Aaron Robinson, President/CEO of South County Health. “This generous donation from Westerly Community Credit Union comes at a critical time as patients are starting to return for medical care they’ve put off. Thankfully, this will help offset some of the costs associated with the additional protocols and safety measures we’ve put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.”

If you would like to support The South County Health COVID-19 Relief Fund through a personal or corporate donation, call (401) 789-8000. You can also donate directly online at https://www.southcountyhealth.org/quick-links/covid-19.


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 South County Health:
The preeminent resource for health in Washington County, RI, and beyond. Supporting community-based initiatives that improve health, it encompasses four healthcare entities: South County Hospital, South County Home Health, South County Medical Group, and South County Surgical Supply. Accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC), South County Health is a full-service healthcare resource located in southern Rhode Island, offering a comprehensive range of advanced inpatient, outpatient and home health services delivered by highly trained professionals. Quality care is our primary goal.

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