A Thousand Thanks from Our Healthcare Heroes

Together, donors have given more than 1,000 gifts of PPE, food and cash, many accompanied by notes of thanks and encouragement to our colleagues. You helped us prepare, respond, and continue to support our colleagues who bravely face what has been described as a once-in-a-century pandemic.

A Thousand Thanks from Our Healthcare Heroes

Together, donors have given more than 1,000 gifts of PPE, food and cash, many accompanied by notes of thanks and encouragement to our colleagues. You helped us prepare, respond, and continue to support our colleagues who bravely face what has been described as a once-in-a-century pandemic.

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Team Lahey Completes Historic 2020 Boston Marathon®

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Team Lahey completed the Boston Marathon on their own non-traditional courses, raising $50,000 for programs at Beverly Hospital and Lahey Hospital & Medical Center. Each runner had a personal cheering section along their routes, lined by family and friends.

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Congratulations, Cindy!

Cindy Cafasso Donaldson’s history with Addison Gilbert Hospital goes all the way back to the day she was born. The hospital’s vice president came into the world at this community hospital in Gloucester, volunteered as a candy striper in her teens, and she will conclude her impressive career there in January. 

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Thank you, Phil!

Phil Cormier will retire in December. Phil joined Beverly Hospital in 1989 as the vice president of Administrative Services and assisted with the formation of Northeast Hospital Corporation (NHC), which includes Beverly, Addison Gilbert and BayRidge hospitals and Lahey Outpatient Center in Danvers. He remained with NHC until 2007, when he left to work for two other healthcare systems and came full circle when he returned in 2012. He was named president in 2015.

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Beverly Woman Beats the Odds, Survives COVID-19

After 22 long days in the hospital, Sarah, who has Down syndrome, had miraculously survived COVID-19. The day she went home, she smiled as she was put into the ambulance because she knew the hard part was over.

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Scholarship Aids Future North Shore Nurses

Nursing is a calling for many. They might have different reasons for wanting the job, but the common thread for all nurses is a desire to help people. At Beverly and Addison Gilbert hospitals, the Frederick Thorne Nursing Scholarship Fund awards aspiring nurses grants to take that next step toward their career goals.

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Gifts in Memory of COVID-19 Patient Support Caregivers

The support of more than 100 people gave Ira Krakow the lift he needed after his wife passed from COVID-19 at Beverly Hospital. Now, he is asking everyone who loved Sandy to pay it forward to the caregivers who helped her in her final days.

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Brush with Fame Benefits Beverly Hospital

When a producer from LIVE with Kelly and Ryan reached out to Erinn Powers on Facebook, she thought it was a hoax. She had been taking pictures of families who were stuck at home because of the coronavirus outbreak and asking them to donate to a charity of their choice, rather than paying her for the pictures.

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Healthcare Heroes: Noah Hano

The human toll of the COVID-19 pandemic has been especially apparent to Heidi Prieur, FNP, a nurse practitioner in Beverly Hospital’s Emergency Department. She has spent weeks treating critically ill patients whose families can’t visit them due to the visitor restrictions put in place because of the coronavirus. Heidi decided to harness the power of social media, hoping a big company would step in to donate tablets to Beverly Hospital so patients could make video calls in lieu of visiting.

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