Foundation’s Holiday Event Raises more than $53K

ALTOONA – The Altoona Regional Health System Foundation for Life’s annual Holiday Splendor gala and auction raised $53,200 to help fund the purchase of newborn cardiac monitors to be used in the maternity department.

“We sincerely appreciate all of this year’s Holiday Splendor attendees, as well as the numerous businesses and individuals who sponsored the event, contributed auction items and made donations,” said Shirley Hoyne, event coordinator. “Thanks to their dedication and contributions, everyone was able to enjoy a beautiful evening in support of our non-profit community health care system.”

Gold sponsors included Altoona Center for Nursing Case, Altoona OB/GYN Associates HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona, Holliday Corvette, Paris Healthcare Linen Services, S&T Bank, Southern Alleghenies Elite Orthopedics and UPMC. In addition to sponsorship support, Holiday Splendor was a big success due to the time and talents of volunteers, committee members and the staff of The Calvin House.

For more information on how you can make a gift in support of health care in our community, call 814-889-6406 or visit

Altoona Regional Health System Foundation for Life is a private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, which exists to secure charitable donations to help financially support exceptional health care for the well-being of all central Pennsylvania residents.

Because the Foundation for Life is a qualified charitable organization, donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

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