Coronavirus puts significant strain on hospitals, but some of that burden has been lifted at Los Angeles Community Hospital in east LA. The hospital has been the recipient of dozens of donations to both the hospital and to its nurses and staff working during the crisis.
“We thank all our community partners and friends who helped to make it a bit easier and safer for our staff on the front lines”, said Keith Levy, hospital administrator.
Los Angeles Community Hospital has received numerous donations from community members and other businesses, including:
Los Angeles Community Hospital also gave to its community by donating more than $500 of supplies of milk, bread, eggs, toilet paper and water to residential care are and assisted living facilities, who are experiencing grocery store quantity limitations and supply-chain disruption.
Many restaurants and businesses continue to donate lunches and breakfast to the hospitals’ nurses, doctors and staff making personal sacrifices to care for the east Los Angeles community.
Donors who partnered with area restaurants to provide meals to staff, include:
In addition, Mihn Ta, a nuclear med supplier, donated churros for the entire staff, assisted by staff member Jenny Diaz who donated energy drinks.
To make a donation of PPE, medical supplies or restaurant meals, call (323) 945-2912 or email Keith.Levy@AltaHospitals.com.
See a complete list of needed supplies.