Foundation Shows Support for Local Heroes


The SGCMH Friends Foundation Shows Support for Local Heroes

Ste. Genevieve, MO - The Friends Foundation of Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital (SGCMH) was excited to help during the COVID-19 pandemic and, give back to all those who have supported the Foundation and the community. “It is our turn to show support for our community partners in every way we can,” commented Holli Ledbetter, SGCMH Friends Foundation Director.

On April 22, the Friends Foundation fed several frontline workers across the county.  The meals were delivered to several frontline businesses including the health department, sheriff’s department, ambulance district, police department and the staff of SGCMH.

All the groups were very grateful and thanked the Foundation. “Our appreciation goes beyond words,” said Sandra Bell, Administrator, Ste. Genevieve County Health Department. “The support goes a long way and it is dear to our hearts.”

In treating the frontline workers, the Friends Foundation supported local restaurants by ordering the food from vendors who participated in the annual Taste of Ste. Genevieve. “This is a time where we need to come together as a community and help everyone who is being affected by this pandemic,” said Ledbetter. “I know myself, and the Friends Foundation board were happy to help.”

Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital is a nonprofit county owned facility that delivers personable and compassionate care using advanced medical technology.  It is the primary healthcare provider for the entire county and is the second largest employer that includes over 400 employees and a medical team of physicians and nurse practitioners. 

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