A note last week to the BIDMC staff. Readers of this blog can join in, too!
To: BIDMC Community
From:Eric Buehrens, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Lisa Zankman, Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Subject: New Team Fund Raising for Haiti Relief
Earlier this week, our Development staff presented a check for $33,616 to Partners in Health for relief efforts in Haiti. Thanks to the almost 150 members of the BIDMC Community who donated through Grateful Nation.
It has become clear that supporting the Haitian people is going to be a long-lasting labor of love, determination and hope. The lives of our colleagues who lost family members and friends have been changed forever. Over the coming months and years, BIDMC clinicians and other relief workers will no doubt return again and again and still find so much that needs to be done.
To help with the ongoing efforts, BIDMC has been inspired by a group of medical residents, unit nurses and other staff, and their supporters who have started a little friendly competition to raise money for Haiti relief.
We’ve built a space on Grateful Nation for their efforts. In addition, anyone at BIDMC can now start a team to track fund-raising, seek other supporters and spread the competitive spirit.
To start a team, join one or support one that is already started, click here. Thank you for all your generosity.