White Plains, NY- (May 28, 2013) – Volunteers are crucial members of the White Plains Hospital family, working directly with patients or assisting the professional staff to achieve the Hospital's mission of providing exceptional care, every day. Their gift of time brings immeasurable nurture and comfort to thousands of patients and their families each year.
White Plains Hospital volunteers were honored at the Annual Volunteer Luncheon held on May 14, 2013 at the Woman’s Club of White Plains. During 2012, over 500 volunteers donated 66,000 hours of service.
Special Recognitions included:
5,000 Hours of Service Plaque: Judith Mohl of Ossining, NY.
45 Years of Service Pin: Barbara Ramsdell of White Plains, NY.
35 Years of Service Pin: Kathryn Cantatore of Scarsdale, NY; Anne Gottlieb of White Plains, NY
20 Years of Service Pin: Luiga D’Antona and Ida Gordon both of White Plains, NY; Nancy Gilbert of Scarsdale, NY
For information on volunteering at White Plains Hospital, call the Volunteer Services Department at 914-681-1225 or visit our website to download an application.
White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a 292-bed voluntary, not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of offering high quality, acute health care and preventive medical care to all people who live in, work in or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas. Centers of Excellence include the Dickstein Cancer Center, The William & Sylvia Silberstein Neonatal & Maternity Center, The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center and The Westchester Orthopedic Institute. The Hospital has the busiest Emergency Department in Westchester County, with more than 55,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital is the only community hospital in Westchester County licensed to perform emergency & elective angioplasty. The Hospital is a nine-time winner of the Consumer Choice Award, an honor given to the nation’s top hospitals by the National Research Corporation, and received Magnet designation in 2012 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WPH is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System and the Stellaris Health Network, Inc. For additional information, visit http://www.wphospital.org.