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HCA Florida Englewood Hospital Demonstrates Commitment to Community Through Volunteering and Giving in 2023

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. January 11, 2024 – HCA Florida Englewood Hospital is proud to announce its remarkable impact on Charlotte and Sarasota Counties in 2023 through the dedicated volunteer efforts of its colleagues, strategic partnerships and generous donations.
Joe Rudisill, CEO of HCA Florida Englewood Hospital, expressed enthusiasm about the hospital’s impact, stating, “Not only do we provide compassionate care for the patients that visit our hospital, but we also strive to make the community where we live and work stronger through the volunteer activities of our colleagues and partnerships with community organizations.”
Colleague Volunteering: In 2023, Englewood Hospital colleagues contributed over 300 hours of volunteer service to community initiatives, including healthcare outreach, social services and educational programs. Their commitment to giving back demonstrates the hospital’s culture of extending care beyond the clinical setting and fostering community wellbeing. The top organizations reached were:

  • American Heart Association
  • Charlotte County Homeless Coalition
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • JRDF International Education Charlotte and Sarasota Counties
  • Sarasota County Schools
  • Sky Family YMCA
  • St. David’s Jubilee Food Pantry
  • State College of Florida 
  • Suncoast Blood Center
 Hospital Partnerships: As part of an ongoing commitment to the community, Englewood Hospital has forged meaningful partnerships and has made substantial contributions to local charities, both of which are intended to address diverse healthcare needs. These partnerships are focused on increasing opportunity and access to healthcare careers, advocating and promoting heart health for all communities, and championing mental wellness. Partners included are:
  • All Faiths Food Bank
  • American Heart Association
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Charlotte County Schools
  • Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County
  • Englewood Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Lemon Bay Sunrise Rotary
  • North Port Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Sky Family YMCA
  • United Way of South Sarasota County
  • Venice Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Venice Sunrise Rotary
“As we look ahead to 2024, we are excited about our upcoming partnerships and volunteer activities where we can continue to use our time, talent and resources to make a lasting and meaningful impact on our community,” said Julie Beatty, HCA Florida Englewood Hospital’s director of Communications and Community Engagement. 

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