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A Life-Changing Injury Led to a Lifetime of Service

A fresh layer of snow meant Christmas was almost here. John Sargent bundled up and set out to work building a home on Georgia Place in Anacortes. It was 1986. The neighbor’s dog, Dingo, kept John company as he drove the tractor around the property. John paused to check the tractor’s bucket. The next thing […]

Diabetes: Cause for Celebration?

Celebration is rarely synonymous with diabetes. But, your generosity has given those diagnosed with diabetes in your community reasons to celebrate. Did you know that 10% of the US population has diabetes and nearly 35% of the adult population are pre-diabetic? So when Mary Beth Robinson, MS, RD/LD, CDE, was hired in 2017, she set […]

The In-Between: You Empower Cancer Patients between Diagnosis and Treatment

The ‘in between’ time, that time between being diagnosed with cancer and the start of treatment, can be agonizing. Waiting for treatment to begin can induce many unknowns, worries and concerns. Often cancer patients who receive chemotherapy or radiation experience extensive physical limitations during and after treatment, but the severity of these side effects can […]

Hope in Many Forms for Cancer Patients

Hope comes in all shapes and sizes for those battling cancer. For some, hope is found in something as small as a kind note. For others, hope lies in hearing the word, ‘remission.’ You have given hope in many forms to local cancer patients through Oncology Medical Relief grants which help offset costs associated with […]

Golf Sponsors Support COVID-19 Testing in Mulligan Match

The coronavirus pandemic may have caused us to cancel the 19th Annual Island Hospital Golf Classic, but it did not cancel our sponsor’s philanthropic spirit. Just as a Mulligan enables golfers to redo the previous shot so that they can improve their score on the golf course, our incredible Golf Classic Sponsors have joined together […]

Investing in the Future: John Carabba Scholarship

We are proud to award the 2020 John Carabba Scholarship to two Anacortes High School Seniors. Ellison Kephart will study nursing at St. Martins University. Isabelle Willoughby will study biology or nursing at the University of Washington.  We are happy to invest in the future of these two students! Island Hospital established this scholarship in 2010 to […]

Not Your Average Tuesday

It was not your average Tuesday. In fact, it was something quite extraordinary. #GivingTuesdayNOW was a new, global day-of-giving that took place on Tuesday, May 5. Many in your community joined the movement and made donations to Island Hospital Foundation in support of funding personal protective equipment (PPE). Because of you, $15,835 will be dedicated […]

Expanding Critical Care

Because of you, eight new ventilators were purchased for the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The new ventilators seamlessly integrate five devices in one: a ventilator, oxygen concentrator, cough assist, suction and nebulizer. Having all of these features in one device will reduce caregiver challenges and improve patient outcomes. Not only is having this leading-edge technology […]

Contributions Combat COVID-19

The outpouring of support from your community during the coronavirus pandemic has been truly overwhelming. You have been mission critical! In addition to meals, cloth masks and personal protective equipment (PPE) donations, you have contributed an astounding $674,084 to the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund. The COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund was created in response to the […]

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