The donation supports the community hospital’s programs and services in the wake of the pandemic.
Patchogue, New York- July 15, 2021. People’s United Bank has donated $20,000 to support Long Island Community Hospital. The Bridgeport, CT based bank is a member of the hospital’s Foundation Partner Program, which provides local businesses and foundations with the opportunity to support their major fundraising efforts by making an annual commitment to the community hospital.
“The generosity of People’s United Bank is much appreciated, as we continue to recover from COVID-19,” said Richard T. Margulis, President and Chief Executive Officer at Long Island Community Hospital. “Their long-time support of our hospital has made a tangible difference in the lives of our community members and the patients we serve.”
People’s United Bank has been a devoted supporter of Long Island Community Hospital for many years, supporting events, appeals, campaigns and, most recently, the response to COVID-19.
“People’s United Bank has long partnered with local organizations that support our customers, their businesses and their communities,” said Maureen Mennella, Vice President and Customer Experience Manager at People’s United Bank and Board Member at Long Island Community Hospital. “Over this past 16 months, we have seen the incredible strength of our healthcare heroes at Long Island Community Hospital and we are both proud and honored to continue our support of their efforts in bringing the community back to health.”
To learn more about the Long Island Community Hospital Foundation Partner Program, please visit www.licommunityhospital.org and click on “Giving to Our Hospital” or call 631.654.7708.
About Long Island Community Hospital
Long Island Community Hospital (LI Community Hospital) has served this richly diverse region as a patient-first community hospital for almost 65 years. LI Community Hospital is 100% focused on the community and committed to providing quality care with greatly enhanced services reflected through the Knapp Cardiac Care Center – a highly advanced heart disease diagnosis and treatment facility, a new modern surgical pavilion, a level III trauma center, and high-touch services including women’s imaging, sleep laboratory, wound care and more. These services are delivered with the highest level of compassion by LI Community Hospital staff – Long Islanders with an unmistakable mix of courage and heart who care about the people right here in the community and whose sole purpose is to provide personalized comfort.