Over $147,000 raised to replenish COVID-19 depleted funds.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: John Turner, Vice President, Public Relations
July 8, 2020 Ithaca, New York –– Cayuga Health (CH) announced today that they raised $147,210 from 227 donors, during their giving day campaign on June 30th. They partnered with Ithaca based GiveGab to help replenish critical financial resources that were depleted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. #CayugaGivingDay took place over the course of 24-hours.
“Our community is tremendous! We were simply amazed and delighted by the generosity and support. On behalf of the entire Cayuga Health System and from the bottom of my heart, I would like to extend my deepest gratitude,” stated Dr. Martin Stallone, CEO of Cayuga Health. “I would also, once again, like to thank Mr. Mulligan and the GiveGab team for their partnership and teamwork leading to the success of this fundraising campaign.”
The funds that were raised on #CayugaGivingDay will benefit the Cayuga Medical Center Foundation, Schuyler Hospital Foundation and Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility. On Cayuga Giving Day there were generous matching gifts, multiple giving challenges, and videos and live streaming flooded social media. Challenge results and more information can be found at https://link.zixcentral.com/u/5842738d/TgCm7CXB6hG_tKz30C6LPw?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cayugagivingday.org%2F.
“This was our first experience with an exclusively online fundraising campaign, and we are thrilled with the outcome,” stated Steve Savage, Executive Director, Cayuga Medical Center Foundation. “It was wonderful to be able to present this day of giving to benefit our entire health care system. I would like to thank our many donors, sponsors and our internal teams for their dedication and teamwork.”
About Cayuga Health
Cayuga Health (CH) has two hospitals, Cayuga Medical Center and Schuyler Hospital, as well as a multi-specialty group, Cayuga Medical Associates and Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility in Schuyler County. Combined employment, including affiliated organizations, is over 2,200 employees. CH is clinically linked to Mayo Medical Laboratories, Rochester Regional Health for cardiac services, Roswell Park for cancer services, and the University of Rochester for neurosciences.