On Oct. 23, Kathy Rutherford, President of Soroptimist International of Valencia, presented a check worth $6,287 to Marlee Lauffer, President of the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation and Sheila R. Veloz Mara Shay, RN, Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center manager.
The donation represents the “Fund-A-Need” amount raised by the group’s Sept. 7 “Bras for a Cause” event. Soroptimist International of Valencia raises money annually via this fundraiser to support the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center.
“Supporting the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center is very important to us,” said Kathy Rutherford, President, Soroptimist International of Valencia. “We are so proud to donate these funds from our ‘2019 Bras for a Cause – Fund A Need,’ and help underserved women in our community have access to screening and treatment for breast cancer.”
For more information on how to partner with the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation, visit https://www.henrymayo.com/support-henry-mayo/about-the-foundation/.
About Henry Mayo – Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is a 368- bed not-for-profit acute care hospital serving the Santa Clarita Valley since 1975. The hospital recently opened a new patient tower that includes 90 private patient rooms and a new Center for Women and Newborns, also with all private rooms. Henry Mayo is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and a STEMI Receiving Center. The hospital features state-of-the-art inpatient facilities, a neonatal intensive care unit, catheterization lab, infusion center, breast center and an outpatient surgery center. Additional services include cardiovascular, trauma, emergency, intensive care, neonatal intensive care, maternity, surgery, nursing, wound care, spine and joint, behavioral health, and acute rehab, as well as cancer, imaging, lab, digestive, respiratory services and physical and occupational therapies. Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is located at 23845 McBean Parkway, Valencia, CA 91355-2083. For more information, visit henrymayo.com or call (661) 200-2000.