Florida Hospital Flagler Staff Clean the Beach

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PALM COAST, Fla., July 5, 2018 On June 24, nearly 100 volunteers joined AdventHealth Flagler for a beach clean-up along Flagler Beach.

It was awesome to see many children involved this year’s beach cleanup, as the day is all about teaching our children that it’s our responsibility to care for the environment God gave us, said Eddie Goncalves, AdventHealth Flagler director of pastoral care. The highlight for me this year was when six beachgoers saw what we were doing and asked if they could join our volunteers. I gave them gloves and trash bags and off they went.

All in all, the group picked up seven large bags of trash from the beach.

About AdventHealth Flagler

AdventHealth Flagler is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 46 hospital campuses in nine states, serving more than 5 million patients annually. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, AdventHealth Flagler has 99-beds and is one of the seven AdventHealth’s in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties that composes the AdventHealth Central Florida Division - North Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the AdventHealth Central Florida Division - North Region has 1,226 beds and more than 7,800 employees.

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