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Published on December 20, 2013

Auxiliary donations top $700,000 since ‘86

UHS News Release

Release: Immediately

Contact: Jon Tooley, 607.762.2425 or jon_tooley@uhs.org

December 20, 2013

Since the Auxiliaries of UHS Hospitals joined the UHS Foundation in 1986, they have raised $772,426 to help purchase medical equipment and fund quality care at their respective hospitals.

The Auxiliaries, one at UHS Wilson and one at UHS Binghamton General, raise dollars through bazaars and special sales events held throughout the year.

Over the past 27 years, the UHS Auxiliary Binghamton General Hospital has contributed $408,546 to the Foundation, and the UHS Auxiliary Wilson Medical Center contributed $363,880.

UHS is a locally owned, not-for-profit, 916-bed hospital and healthcare system serving Greater Binghamton and surrounding counties. Founded in 1981, UHS provides a full range of medical, surgical, rehabilitative and long-term care services from more than 60 locations around New York’s Southern Tier.

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