Mission Regional and Physicians Donate Funds for Haiti Relief

January 20, 2010

(Mission, TX) Mission Regional Medical Center and its Medical Staff kicked off a fundraising campaign to help the victims of the powerful earthquake in Haiti.

The non-profit community hospital and the non-profit Physicians Association pledged a total of $10,000 to aide the Haiti disaster.

“ The devastating events that continue to unfold in Haiti and the staggering human tragedy compels us to look beyond our local community to the overwhelming needs of our global community,” said Javier Iruegas, CEO, Mission Regional Medical Center.

“We have a long history of coming to the aid of those impacted by natural disaster,” said Jeselle Mathews, MD, OB/GYN, Chief of Staff, Mission Regional Medical Center. “Our donation is a testament to the generous nature of our physicians, who also have offered their own time, money and expertise to help the people of Haiti.”

Mission Regional Medical Center employees are also raising funds for the disaster relief in Haiti.