Tower Health Receives $10,000 Donation from Diamond Credit Union for PPE
West Reading, PA., April 14, 2020 - Tower Health announced today that Diamond Credit Union donated $10,000 to purchases additional Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for employees at Reading and Pottstown Hospitals.
"Diamond Credit Union has always been a devoted community partner for Tower Health," said Mark McNash, Senior Vice President, Support Services. "Their generosity comes at a critical time as we prepare for the projected increase of COVID-19 patients at our facilities. To know that our employees will have the equipment needed to provide safe, high quality care to our patients is our ongoing priority."
Diamond Credit Union has partnered with Reading Hospital Foundation beginning in 2018 providing support for important strategic initiatives such as the James and Deborah Radwanski Pediatric Emergency Department, Employee Assistance Fund, 150th Anniversary Fund, and McGlinn Cancer Institute. They are also a major supporter of The Friends of Reading Hospital as a member of "The Circle of Friends," are the title sponsor for Reading Hospital Road Run, and support all of The Friends fundraising efforts.
"Diamond Credit Union is grateful for, and impressed by, the bravery and compassion put into action every day by Tower Health and all health care workers," said John Faust, President/CEO of Diamond Credit Union. "Our team is honored to donate PPE to our friends, and neighbors, at Reading and Pottstown Hospitals to ensure the safety of those on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis."
Individuals can visit towerhealth.org/COVID19/donate for more information on how to aid Tower Health's COVID-19 response and support healthcare providers.
About Tower Health
Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. With more than 14,000 team members, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership of Tower Health and Drexel University in Philadelphia. It also includes Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing; Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences in West Reading; home healthcare services provided by Tower Health at Home; and a network of 22 urgent care facilities across the Tower Health service area. Tower Health offers a connected network of 2,200 physicians, specialists, and providers across more than 230 convenient locations. For more information, visit towerhealth.org.