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Staff at New Britain General Hospital, Bradley Memorial Hospital and other Central Connecticut Health Alliance affiliates organize to help hurricane victims.

New Britain [September 06 2005] - Help fellow healthcare workers devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Thousands have lost their homes entirely, while others have sustained severe damage.

CenConn Services, Inc., the for-profit arm of the Central Connecticut Health Alliance, is donating $50,000 to the relief effort on behalf of New Britain General and Bradley Memorial Hospitals and fellow CCHA affiliates. The money will be distributed to the affected healthcare workers through the VHA Health Foundation. VHA is an alliance of hospitals and healthcare associations and both New Britain General and Bradley are members. The VHA Foundation has a long history of providing disaster relief to healthcare workers who need it most. All gifts are tax deductible.

Which VHA members were hardest hit?

  • Slidell (La.) Memorial Hospital and Medical Center



  • Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg, Miss.



  • St. Tammany Parish Hospital, Covington, La.



  • Singing River Hospital System, Pascagoula, Miss.



  • Ocean Springs Hospital, Ocean Springs, Miss.



  • Memorial Behavioral Health, Gulfport, Miss.



  • Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans


How can I help?

We’re asking employees to make donations to the VHA Foundation.

How can I pay?

Cash, check, credit card, or a special payroll deduction.

Where do I sign up?

Employee volunteers will take your donation in the Cafeteria

Wed. Sept. 7 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. & 11 a.m. – 1 pm
Thurs. Sept. 8 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. & 11 a.m. – 1 pm
Wed. Sept. 14 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. & 11 a.m. – 1 pm
Thur. Sept. 15 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. & 11 a.m. – 1 pm

Off-shift employees may make donations in Human Resources or in the Development Office (D building, ground level, across from the laundry) at 7:30 a.m. weekdays for the two-week period starting Sept. 6.


Contact: Corporate Communications, 860-224-5900 x6507














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