IU Health North Hospital and IU Health Saxony Hospital Volunteers to Build Habitat for Humanity Home
An IU Health Saxony Hospital Release
— Homes are included in the 2 dozen IU Health employees will be building across state May 18
Carmel, Ind. – As part of an effort to revitalize the communities in which it serves, employees with Indiana University Health North Hospital and Indiana University Health Saxony Hospital will be building the frames for three Habitat for Humanity homes during the system’s annual Day of Service, May 18.
These three home frames are included with roughly two dozen frames that thousands of IU Health employees throughout the state will be building on this day. Once the frames are built, other organizations during the following weeks will drywall, paint and ensure the house is ready for move-in. IU Health North Hospital’s build will take place from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the hospital’s northwest parking lot at 11700 N. Meridian St. IU Health Saxony Hospital’s build will take place from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the hospital’s southeast parking lot at 13000 E 136th St. in Fishers.
“We understand the success of IU Health North Hospital and IU Health Saxony Hospital is linked to the vibrancy of the communities we serve,” said Jonathan Goble, president and CEO of IU Health North Hospital and IU Health Saxony Hospital. “That’s why we’ve centered our 2012 Day of Service efforts around our commitment to our ‘backyard neighborhoods.’ IU Health has the resources to improve neighborhoods across the state and this build is an important first step toward revitalization.”
Habitat for Humanity officials say this one day of work will go a long way toward improving the lives of more than two dozen Hoosier families in need of their own space.
Last year, IU Health employees helped build and renovate playgrounds and parks throughout the state during the Day of Community Service. The project is put on by Strength That Cares, IU Health’s system-wide employee-volunteer team that numbers more than 10,000 members.
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Date: Friday, May 18
What: Construction of frames for three Habitat for Humanity homes. The project is part of IU Health’s annual system-wide Day of Service.
8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at IU Health North Hospital, 11700 N. Meridian St., Carmel, IN
8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at IU Health Saxony Hospital, 13000 136th St., Fishers, IN
Who: Jon Goble, president and CEO, will be available to offer comments at the IU Health North Hospital site, as will employee-volunteers
About Indiana University Health North Hospital IU Health North Hospital, a part of Indiana University Health, has provided leading care to Carmel and Hamilton County residents since 2005. With dedicated pavilions for women, children and specialty surgery, and an attached medical office building, IU Health North Hospital brings together physician offices, inpatient beds and operating rooms. Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North Hospital offers the peace of mind that comes with the service and support from Riley Hospital for Children’s nationally recognized programs. All patient rooms are private, including neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, within the 700,000-square-foot, 189-patient bed facility. To learn more about IU Health North Hospital, visit iuhealth.org/north.
About Indiana University Health Named among the “Best Hospitals in America” by U.S. News & World Report for 13 consecutive years, Indiana University Health is dedicated to providing a unified standard of preeminent, patient-centered care. A unique partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine – one of the nation’s leading medical schools – gives our highly skilled physicians access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology. Discover the strength at iuhealth.org.