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Pima Medical Institute Gives Back to Tucson Children and Families this Holiday Season

Posted: December 13, 2016 by Elizabeth Baker
 Pima Medical corporate employees pose for a photo outside Youth on their Own in Tucson
 


Each year during Spirit of Giving Pima Medical Institute's corporate employees in Arizona raise funds and buy items for adults and children in need at the holidays.

This year, more than 90 employees raised $12,700 in funds and donated items, which went to eight Tucson, Ariz. organizations. They include: Throughout November, corporate employees reached out to community members, relatives and others to raise funds and ask for items that would help make the holidays brighter for dozens of people.

On Dec. 9, Pima Medical employees presented their items and funds to the local organizations and their recipients during the Spirit of Giving event. Pima Medical gave blankets, clothing, toys, other children's supplies, hygiene products, games, gift cards, and much more.

The following are photos and a list of Pima Medical team members that raised funds for each organization:

Ronald McDonald House of Southern Arizona
Team members: Connie Diley, Lori Ferguson, Rich Fugiel, Delcia Gastelum, Jeni Gibbs, Sheri Kennon, Chris Luebke, David McDevitt, Rebekah Nonn, Rich Almeroth, Deborah Ayers, Brenna Drago, Theresa Neuhaus, Suzee Niggl, Susan Rose, Tiffany Schmidt, Matt Stewart, Danielle Trueba
 
Pima Medical team members present items to Ronald McDonald House. Pima Medical corporate employees pose for a photo with Ronald McDonald House President and CEO, Kate Maguire Jensen.
Pima Medical Institute Spirit of Giving Ronald McDnald House team members. Pima Medical corporate employees pose for a photo after dropping off donations to the Ronald McDonald House in Tucson, Ariz.
Toys donated to Tucson Toys and school supplies were donated to the Ronald McDonald House.

Tu Nidito
Team members: Cathy Hale, Chris Nebel, Jim Redasky, Ryckie Rendon, Brenda Spivey, Donna Steele, Jean Vanderzee
 
Pima Medical team members meet with Tu Nidito employees during Spirit of Giving Pima Medical corporate employees present donated items to Tu Nidito employees during Spirit of Giving.
Tu Nidito in Tucson, Arizona Children's cards hang on a wall at Tucson's Tu Nidito, where kids come to learn to cope with grief after a parent or loved one passes away.

Our Family Services
Team members: David Bays, Maryann Billingsley, Sharon Cooney, Colin Easom, Fred Freedman, Greg Luebke, Jennifer Rockliffe
 
Pima Medical corporate employees pose for a photo with Our Family Services employees. Pima Medical corporate employees pose for a photo with Our Family Services employees.


Gospel Rescue Mission
Team members: Yvonne Buckley, John Hanson, Stephanie Lema, Matt Marsland, Ryan McCormick, Jeffrey Schaller, Mariah Soland, Karen Weber, Susan Beauregard, Raul Castillo, Wendy Doolin, Erin Fitzgerald, Richelle Harper, Francine McShea, Mark Rubin, Pratima Sampat-Mar
 
Pima Medical corporate employees stop for a photo at Gospel Rescue Mission. Pima Medical corporate employees stop for a photo at Gospel Rescue Mission.
Donations for the Gospel Rescue Mission Pima Medical donations for Gospel Rescue Mission.


Youth on their Own
Team members: Kevin Gawthrope, June Gudeman, Aaron Liston, Stephanie Lopez, Hallie Lyons, Michael Niggl, Judy Valerio, Deb Van Scoyk
 
Pima Medical corporate team members pose for a photo at Youth on their Own. Pima Medical corporate team members stop for a photo after dropping off donated items at Youth on their Own.
Pima Medical corporate employees at Youth on their Own. Pima Medical employees hold donated gift cards for teens at Youth on Their Own.
Blankets donated to Youth on their Own Dozens of blankets were donated to Youth on their Own.


Casa de los Niños
Team members: Pam Baldwin, Amy Coronado, Elizabeth Hamm, Latrina Merritt, Kelly Priestley, Martha Richardson, Karen Simpson, Chris Wunder
 
Pima Medical corporate employees at Casa de los Ninos Pima Medical corporate employees pose for a photo at Casa de los Niños.
Pima Medical employees unload donated gifts to Casa de los Ninos Pima Medical corporate employees drop off donated gifts at Casa de los Niños.
Pima Medical employees get a tour of Casa de los Ninos Pima Medical corporate employees tour Casa de los Niños during Spirit of Giving.


Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Family
Team members: Elizabeth Baker, Chris Gorrell, Ruth Darling, Aaron Moreno, Debra Nolen, Lisa Ripley, Jessica Rohrbaugh, Bernadette Vidal
 
Pima Medical corporate employees pose with Melissa Moore during Spirit of Giving. Pima Medical corporate employees raised funds and purchased gifts for a family of nine living on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. The family has seven children and their father is currently deployed overseas.
Pima Medical corporate employees pose for a photo Pima Medical corporate employees pose in front of a stack of gifts donated to a family living at the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson.


El Rio Community Health Center
Team members: Irene Garcia, Laura Goodman, Kory Gray, Cynthia Jeffery, Jo Beth Linzy, Adam Pendlebury, Peggy Rupert, Kristen Torres, Amie Large, Liby Lentz, Troy Long, Donna Luebke, Zach Morrison, Donnie Smith, Norma Willard, John Yau
 
Pima Medical corporate employees pose for a photo by donated gifts going to El Rio Community Health Pima Medical corporate employees pose for a photo by donated gifts headed for El Rio Community Health Center.
Pima Medical corporate employees pose for a photo by donated gifts headed for El Rio Community Health Center. Pima Medical corporate employees pose for a photo by donated gifts headed for El Rio Community Health Center.

 





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