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AdventHealth Fish Memorial Donates Wheelchairs to Elementary School

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AdventHealth Fish Memorial Donates Wheelchairs to Elementary School

ORANGE CITY, Fla., May 21, 2019 – AdventHealth Fish Memorial donated wheelchairs to Orange City Elementary School on May 20. 
 
“We currently have 562 students in grades VPK through 5. These wheelchairs will be used in emergency situations when a student or adult may not be able to walk to our clinic,” Orange City Elementary School Principle Charles Bynum said. “We greatly appreciate AdventHealth Fish Memorial for their continued support, which in turn allows us to support our students and families.  Through their donations of back packs, school supplies and medical supplies for our clinic, AdventHealth makes it possible for Orange City Elementary to continue assisting our students and families in need.”

In 2018, AdventHealth entered an historic $2 million, five-year partnership with Volusia County Schools to address three key issues affecting students: career development in the healthcare industry; student athlete health; and chronic absenteeism. These wheelchairs will help support the health and wellbeing of Volusia County students.

About AdventHealth Fish Memorial
AdventHealth Fish Memorial in Orange City has 175-beds and is one of the six hospitals in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties that composes the AdventHealth Central Florida Division - North Region. Formerly known as Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, the organization’s parent company changed the name of all wholly-owned entities to AdventHealth on Jan. 2, 2019. Based in Altamonte Springs, AdventHealth is a connected system of care. With more than 80,000 team members, AdventHealth is one of the nation’s largest faith-based health care systems with nearly 50 hospitals and hundreds of care sites in nearly a dozen states. With the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ, AdventHealth Fish Memorial provides whole person care to heal the body, mind and spirit. For more information about AdventHealth Fish Memorial, visit http://AdventHealthFishMemorial.com. 

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AdventHealth Fish Memorial donated wheelchairs to Orange City Elementary School on May 20. Pictured here, AdventHealth Fish Memorial CEO Rob Deininger (left) and Orange City Elementary School Principle Charles Bynum (right). 

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