SAN ANTONIO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Harland Clarke Holdings (HCH) is excited to announce today its donation of $250,000 to The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio Foundation in support of pediatric emergency care. This gift demonstrates HCH’s commitment to the San Antonio community and the Foundation’s Putting Children First four-year campaign initiated to provide funding for capital, endowment and program support for the hospital.
“This gift helps continue the momentum of the Putting Children First campaign and allows us to focus on providing exemplary pediatric care, outstanding research, medical education and advocacy for children.”
“Harland Clarke Holdings has a long-standing commitment to driving efforts that support and strengthen our communities,” said Victor Nichols, chief executive officer, Harland Clarke Holdings. “We are honored to advance children’s health by supporting a facility that is 100 percent dedicated to providing comprehensive pediatric services.”
Harland Clarke Holdings’ gift was used for construction of the emergency department’s pod D and will be recognized on this unit. The emergency department’s pod D includes eight exam rooms, two of which will be used as OB triage/treatment rooms, two forensic exam/treatment rooms for the care of neglected and abused children and a trauma treatment room. The emergency department at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio is the largest dedicated emergency department in San Antonio with 31,000 square feet and 84,000 patient visits per year.
“We are extremely grateful to Harland Clarke Holdings for their generous donation to The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio, which will have an incredible impact on the level of care we are able to provide the San Antonio community,” said John Bel, president, The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio Foundation. “This gift helps continue the momentum of the Putting Children First campaign and allows us to focus on providing exemplary pediatric care, outstanding research, medical education and advocacy for children.”
About Harland Clarke Holdings
Harland Clarke Holdings is comprised of companies focused on optimizing client relationships through multiple channels by enabling them to acquire, retain and grow their customer base. Its major business units, Harland Clarke, Scantron and Valassis are recognized as leading providers of marketing services, transaction solutions, education services and intelligent media delivery that create millions of customer touch points annually for their clients. Harland Clarke Holdings is a wholly owned company of MacAndrews and Forbes Incorporated.
About The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio
The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio is the first freestanding hospital in San Antonio solely dedicated to the care of children. Located in the heart of downtown San Antonio, The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio is owned by CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System. Baylor College of Medicine, one of the top medical schools in the nation, is the academic partner of The Children’s Hospital with 170 pediatric subspecialists affiliated with Baylor. In addition, community physicians in private practice remain a valuable partner in the care of children in our community. Founded in 1869 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word of Houston and San Antonio, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa is a Catholic, faith-based, nonprofit health and wellness ministry dedicated to extending the healing ministry of Jesus Christ and providing the highest quality medical care and services available. Besides The Children’s Hospital, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa has four adult hospitals that are located in the South Texas Medical Center, New Braunfels, Westover Hills, and Alamo Heights. For additional information on The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio, visit www.chofsa.org or for more information on CHRISTUS Santa Rosa, visit www.christussantarosa.org. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ChildrensHospSA and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ChildrensHospSA.