PALM COAST, Fla., May 13, 2019 — Local group Quilters by the Sea Ormond Beach donated 12 handmade quilts to comfort children in AdventHealth Palm Coast’s emergency department.
Each quarter, the Quilters by the Sea selects different community organizations to donation their quilts to.
“I know firsthand how much love and time goes into making each of these quilts,” said Dr. Stephen Coltharp, emergency medicine physician at AdventHealth Palm Coast. Coltharp’s mother-in-law is a member of Quilters by the Sea.
“The children that come through our ER will truly appreciate these and will find comfort in them,” Coltharp added.
About AdventHealth Palm Coast
AdventHealth Palm Coast has 99-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 Flagler, 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 Palm Coast provides whole person care to heal the body, mind and spirit. For more information about AdventHealth Palm Coast, visit http://AdventHealthPalmCoast.com.
Local group Quilters by the Sea Ormond Beach donated 12 handmade quilts to comfort children in AdventHealth Palm Coast’s emergency department. Pictured from left to right: Marge Sisti, AdventHealth Palm Coast Auxiliary President; Patty Mercer, AdventHealth Palm Coast volunteer; quilter Susan Souro; Dr. Stephen Coltharp, AdventHealth Palm Coast emergency medicine physician; quilter MaryLou Wright; quilter Jan Doyle; quilter Patti Page; and Jen Mellow, AdventHealth Palm Coast patient ambassador.