HARTFORD - Hartford Hospital announced Friday that Stanley Black & Decker will donate $2 million to the campaign for Hartford Hospital.
Hartford Hospital holds an annual campaign from Oct. 1 through Sept. 30 to help sustain its work, including “increasing technology; expanding programs and services to provide high-quality care to patients, including those unable to pay; educating the next generation of physicians and enhancing the hospital’s facilities,” according to its website.
This donation will specifically be used to support Hartford HealthCare’s Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation.
CESI is a regional and national training destination for medical professionals. It is a hub for medical training.
Tim Perra, vice president of public affairs at Stanley, said the $2 million will be donated over the course of three years.
“The Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation is an asset to the entire region, and promises to benefit lives in our communities and beyond by improving outcomes in health care. As a diversified company with a Stanley Healthcare division, supporting CESI helps keep us on the forefront of innovation in the health care space,” Perra said.
The gifts through the campaign, which in its lead phase has generated nearly $64 million in donations, have touched every corner of the hospital, including CESI, the Brownstone Relocation Project and the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Hartford Hospital.
Stanley Black & Decker is one of CESI’s corporate partners.
“We are extremely grateful when socially responsible companies like Stanley Black & Decker rise to the occasion and support initiatives that make a meaningful impact in our community,” said Hartford Hospital President Stuart Markowitz. “CESI is already leading the way, improving how health care professionals treat patients across Connecticut and beyond. We will continue to be a draw for the finest medical professionals from around the world. The experts come to learn the latest and most innovative techniques and technologies right here in our capital city.”
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