HOME

NEWS

CHARITIES

VOLUNTEER

ACTION CENTER

ADD CHARITY

CONTACT

SUPPORT

World Environment Community Health Animals Celebrity Submit A Site Find A Charity
LABSCO Employees Raise $16,000 for Kosair Children's Hospital

Bradenton Herald

1531 days ago   Article ID# 1466472
Original URL

 

Kosair Children's Hospital

BRADENTON, FLORIDA (Bradenton Herald) - Laboratory Supply Company (LABSCO), the largest privately held supplier of diagnostic instrumentation and clinical laboratory products to hospitals, physician office laboratories, reference labs and other non-acute care settings in the United States, raised more than $16,000 to benefit Kosair Children's Hospital through the Children's Hospital Foundation.

In their first LABSCO Gives Back charity event, employees conceived and created two fundraising events – a bowling evening and a casino night– that garnered tremendous participation among employees and supplier partners who were in Louisville attending the Company's national sales meeting at the end of January and beginning of February LABSCO matched contributions dollar for dollar, to bring the total amount raised to $16,012.

"We are grateful to everyone at LABSCO for their support of Kosair Children's Hospital," said Lynnie Meyer, MSN, R.N., CFRE, executive director of the Children's Hospital Foundation. "It was wonderful to see LABSCO employees so dedicated and excited to be part of a fundraising effort for the hospital. They are a true example to our community."

"Core to our values at LABSCO is citizenship to the community," says Steve Nielsen, chief executive officer of LABSCO. "Kosair Children's Hospital is a nationally recognized advocate for children's health, and provides exceptional and compassionate care to children here locally. The entire LABSCO family is proud to be able to support Kosair Children's and its mission through our fundraising efforts."

LABSCO executives presented hospital representatives with a symbolic check during its company-wide meeting on February 22, 2012.

"We were awe inspired by the creativity, generosity and charitable spirit of everyone who participated in our LABSCO Gives Back events, including our employees and our supplier partners," says Dennie Galloway, LABSCO sales training manager, who served as project manager for the LABSCO Gives Back fundraisers. Heather Deitchman, director of corporate accounts operations, and Nathan Frisbie, key account manager, were also instrumental in organizing and promoting the events throughout LABSCO.

Supplier partners that supported the events through donations of food, tables and decorations included: Alere, Andover, Cepheid, Carolina Liquid Chemistries Corp., Cliniqa, Greiner Bio-One, LA Barrington, MDSI, Microbiologics, Sysmex and Tosoh.

About Kosair Children's Hospital

Kosair Children's Hospital and Kosair Children's Medical Center–Brownsboro serve nearly 140,000 children annually from throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana. The hospital is Kentucky's only full-service, free-standing pediatric hospital. As a regional facility that treats all children regardless of the family's ability to pay, the hospital relies on support from the community. The Children's Hospital Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Kosair Children's Hospital and raises millions of dollars each year to support programs, equipment and facilities, research, advocacy and education. The Children's Hospital Foundation raised $11.7 million in 2011 to support the hospital. For more information, visit HelpKosairChildrensHospital.com or call (502) 629-8060.

About LABSCO

Founded in 1972, LABSCO is the largest privately held distributor of clinical laboratory products in the United States. LABSCO is known for its expertise in clinical laboratory, and is a full line distributor of diagnostic systems and laboratory supplies to the physician office laboratory (POL) and other alternate care settings. For additional information, please visit the company's website at www.labsco.com.

Copyright 2016 Bradenton Herald   (Copyright Terms)
Updated 1531 days ago   Article ID# 1466472

Kosair Children's Hospital    Visit Website

More News

Kosair Children's Hospital receives support from CVS Caremark Charitable Trust

1517 days ago From The Lane Report 

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY - 8, 2012) =96 The Children's Hospital Foundation announced a $25000 grant from the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, the private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation, whose purpose is to help people on their path to better health by providi ...

<< Return To Health News

Action Center

West Antarctic ice sheet could melt rapidly

Action: Climate Change

For half a century, climate scientists have seen the West Antarctic ice sheet, a remnant of the last ice age, as a sword of D ...

Keep Illinois chorus frogs from going silent

Action: Wildlife Conservation

Illinois chorus frogs are in trouble. These rare, inch-long frogs don't ask much -- shallow ponds to breed in and sandy soils ...

How human greed is destroying vast swathes of a rainforest dubbed 'the earth's lungs' - pushing the Sumatran orangutan one step closer to extinction

Action: Stop Deforestation

The orphaned orangutan sits quietly as the vet listens to his heartbeat - barely moving, bedraggled, seemingly on the point o ...

Demand clean water for Flint and across the U.S.

Action: Stop Pollution

Two years ago this month, officials in Flint, Michigan, flipped the switch on the faulty new water system that led to the tra ...

The vaquita could go extinct this year as totoaba poaching continues to increase

Action: Save Our Oceans

China’s demand for swim bladders from a giant Mexican fish called the totoaba is putting the species at risk. It’s also pushi ...

View All Actions >>

 

 

Charities

News

Follow Us

Support

Find A Charity

Action Center

World

Community

Facebook

Twitter Support

Contact

Volunteer

Add A Site

Environment

Animals

Google+

Privacy Policy

Copyright

 

 

Health

Celebrity

Terms of Service

Copyright © The Charity Vault All rights reserved.