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will fund the Hoffman Breast Center at Saint Francis
(Hartford, Conn. May 12, 2014) -
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center has announced that it is the
recipient of a generous $1.5 million grant from the Maximilian E. & Marion
O. Hoffman Foundation to benefit the Hospital’s Breast Health Center. The
Breast Health Center will be named after the Maximilian E. & Marion O.
Hoffman Foundation, Inc. The grant will be paid over four years.
gift will enhance the breast health services that we offer at the recently
opened, state-of-the-art Comprehensive
Women’s Health Center,” said E. Merritt McDonough, Jr., President and Chief
Development Officer for the Saint Francis Foundation. “We are very grateful to
the Hoffman Foundation for its vision and generosity. The Hoffman Foundation is the largest private
foundation donor to the Hospital, and through its support we are able to offer
numerous life-saving programs for our community.”
in West Hartford, the Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Foundation Inc., was
established in 1982 by Marion O. Hoffman in memory of her husband, Maximilian
E. Hoffman, who died in 1981. Mr. Hoffman is known as one of the first
distributors of foreign cars in the United States. The non-profit organization donates
to groups, mostly in Connecticut, that further education, medicine and the arts.
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center Foundation operates exclusively to
advance the charitable, scientific and educational purposes of the Hospital
through relationship building, community visibility and fund raising.
Foundation also focuses on major gifts and planned gifts to build Saint
Francis' endowment to enable the Hospital to sustain its services in the community
for generations to come.
About Saint Francis Care
Francis Care is an integrated
healthcare delivery system established by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical
Center, an anchor institution in north central Connecticut since 1897. Licensed for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, it is
a major teaching hospital and the largest Catholic hospital in New
England. Other major entities of Saint
Francis Care include The Mount Sinai
Rehabilitation Hospital, the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, the
Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut, the Saint Francis/Mount
Sinai Regional Cancer Center, the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for
Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research, and Saint
Francis HealthCare Partners. Johnson Memorial Medical Center, parent
organization of Johnson Memorial Hospital, Evergreen Health Care Center, and
Home and Community Health Services is also a Saint Francis Care Partner. Saint Francis Care’s services are supported by a
network of five major Access Centers and eight additional medical office
centers sited throughout the region. For
more information, visit www.stfranciscare.com.