The Power of Community is a publication of the Bryn Mawr
Hospital Foundation, the tax-exempt, charitable organization that
solicits, accepts, records, acknowledges and stewards all donations to
Bryn Mawr Hospital. As a not-for-profit hospital, Bryn Mawr relies on
the generosity of individuals and organizations to help us fulfill our
mission to care for the sick, comfort the suffering and steward the
health of the community we serve.
Our mission, your philanthropy. That’s a strong Foundation.
Horse Show and Country Fair makes record
donation to Bryn Mawr Hospital
Christmas arrived early at Bryn Mawr
Hospital in 2011. On Friday, December 9,
the Board of Directors of the Devon
Horse Show and Country Fair presented
its annual contribution – the largest
ever - to Bryn Mawr Hospital. The
majority of the gift, totaling $402,000,
will be used to finance two new holding
bays in the BMH cardiac catheterization
Society Honors Volunteers
The beautiful Bryn Mawr residence of Mr.
and Mrs. S. Matthews V. Hamilton, Jr.
was the venue on November 2, 2011, of Merci
Beaucoup, the annual thank-you
event for members of the Gerhard Society
of Bryn Mawr Hospital.
Board Support Touches Many Lives The Bryn Mawr Hospital Women’s
Board’s 2011 gift to Bryn Mawr Hospital
was presented last November to Russell
Bullitt, Executive Director of
Development, by Women’s Board President,
Caroline B. (Cackie) Rogers.
4 Bryn Mawr – Girls Just Wanna Help Kids When Shipley School fifth graders
Perry Maner and Emma Durham needed to
choose a community service project for
school, they had an idea. “Both of us
have spent time in Bryn Mawr Hospital
when we were sick,” Perry explains.
“It’s not fun and you miss your own bed
at home, so we decided our project
should help other kids who are sick in
for Influence – Managers Walk the Walk Hospital employees are becoming
accustomed to seeing senior
administrators in uncustomary
situations. BMH President, Andi Gilbert,
has donned mask and scrubs to help out
in the OR. Vice presidents have been
spotted transporting patients to a test
site or delivering meal trays on patient
Bryn Mawr Hospital was honored recently
with a generous gift from the estate of
Paul M. Ingersoll (sidebar). According
to his family, “(Paul) took great
pride in his association with Bryn Mawr
Hospital. He seemed to view it as a
second job and one in which he loved
being involved”. Paul’s thoughtful
bequest ensures that his kindness will
endure long after his death. On behalf
of future generations of patients and
caregivers, we thank him in spirit.
Memoriam The following tribute was read into the
minutes of the January 31, 2012 meeting of the
Bryn Mawr Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees. Bryn Mawr Hospital mourns the loss of Paul
Ingersoll, who passed away January 2. Paul’s
remarkable imprint on Bryn Mawr Hospital began
in 1973 with his first gift. He was elected to
the board in March 1992.
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