HCA Healthcare Unites to Care for Texas
The strength of Hurricane Harvey is no match for the strength of the HCA Healthcare family.
HCA Healthcare is donating $1 million to the American Red Cross to help people affected by Hurricane Harvey. In addition, HCA Healthcare will match employees’ donations to the HCA Healthcare Hope Fund, the company’s employee assistance nonprofit organization, up to $1 million.
“HCA Healthcare’s culture of caring is never more evident than when adversity strikes, and I’m proud to say that over the last few days countless members of the HCA Healthcare family have pulled together to support the needs of our facilities in Houston and Corpus Christi,” said Milton Johnson, chairman and chief executive officer of HCA Healthcare. “Our donations to the American Red Cross and the HCA Healthcare Hope Fund will help care for people and communities in need.”
About the HCA Healthcare Hope Fund
The HCA Healthcare Hope Fund is an employee-run, employee-supported 501(c)(3) charity that provides financial aid and resources to employees after extended illness, injury, disaster or other special situations. HCA Healthcare employees, vendors, affiliated physicians, patients and the general public can make tax-deductible donations to the fund. Since inception, the Hope Fund has provided more than 23,000 grants totaling more than $35 million in assistance to HCA Healthcare employees. To make a donation or for more information on the HCA Healthcare Hope Fund, visit https://www.hcahopefund.com/.
About HCA Healthcare in Texas
HCA Healthcare operates approximately 50 hospitals, 27 surgery centers in Texas, including 15 hospitals, six freestanding emergency centers, five surgery centers and one freestanding cancer center in Houston; and a hospital with five campus locations and a freestanding emergency center in Corpus Christi. Of the 55,000 HCA Healthcare employees in Texas, approximately 14,000 are located in the Houston and Corpus Christi area.
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About HCA Healthcare
HCA Healthcare, one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, is comprised of 182 hospitals and more than 2,300 sites of care, in 20 states and the United Kingdom. Our more than 283,000 colleagues are connected by a single purpose — to give patients healthier tomorrows.
As an enterprise, we recognize the significant responsibility we have as a leading healthcare provider within each of the communities we serve, as well as the opportunity we have to improve the lives of the patients for whom we are entrusted to care. Through the compassion, knowledge and skill of our caregivers, and our ability to leverage our scale and innovative capabilities, HCA Healthcare is in a unique position to play a leading role in the transformation of care.