Riverview Health Foundation announced Sept. 29 it raised more than $90,000 at its Fire & Ice gala Sept. 17.
The event celebrated the Foundation’s 40th anniversary that drew approximately 250 people.
“This special event celebrated our history and the donors who have helped us reach this milestone,” Megan Wiles, executive director of Riverview Health Foundation, stated in a press release. “We also celebrated the more than $12 million donated to date to support programs and projects at Riverview Health.”
Riverview Health Foundation also introduced a new project at the gala – the expansion of the Riverview Health Infusion Center.
“This new center is designed to provide personalized care to patients who receive treatment for cancer, multiple sclerosis and autoimmune diseases, to name a few,” Wiles stated. “While it’s still in the planning stages, we know it’ll have a tremendous positive impact on how we provide care to our patients. And we’re excited to share more about it in the coming months.”
The $90,000 raised at the gala included $10,000 for an original painting by local artist Gabriel Lehman.
For more on Riverview Health Foundation, visit riverview.org/donate.