Berea, Ky. (March 17, 2014)— The Saint Joseph Berea Foundation held its first Gala for Healing and Hope fundraising event on March 1, 2014. The event raised nearly $31,000 to benefit mission and outreach services at Saint Joseph Berea, part of KentuckyOne Health.
A sold-out crowd of 185 attended the event at the Historic Boone Tavern. The evening’s events included a reception, showing of the University of Kentucky basketball game, dinner and dancing to the music of Klassyc Tymes.
“We are grateful to our supporters who came out to celebrate and help us raise funds that will improve the health of our community,” said Charlie Hoffman, Chair of the Saint Joseph Berea Foundation.
The 2nd Annual Gala for Healing and Hope is planned for March 7, 2015.
The mission of the Saint Joseph Berea Foundation is to enhance the health care services provided by Saint Joseph Berea by raising and allocating funds for innovative programs and projects that enrich the health of patients, families and the community.
For more information about the Saint Joseph Berea Foundation, contact Anna Taylor, 859.313.2055 or [email protected].
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health was formed when two major Kentucky health care organizations came together in early 2012. KentuckyOne Health combines the Jewish and Catholic heritages of the two former systems – Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System. In late 2012, the organization formed a partnership with the University of Louisville Hospital | James Graham Brown Cancer Center. The nonprofit system is committed to improving the health of Kentuckians by integrating medical research, education, technology and health care services wherever patients receive care. KentuckyOne Health has more than 200 locations including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies across the state of Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is the largest health system in Kentucky.