Doctors Day 2013

March 25, 2013

In recognition of Doctors Day – March 30, 2013 – Mayo Clinic Health System Franciscan Healthcare has donated $4200 to area food shelves and community dinners in honor of our physicians.

“We are thankful every day for the care that our doctors provide to our patients and communities in Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota,” said David Rushlow, MD, Chief Medical Officer. “Sharing our good fortune with those who are in need is a natural extension of our mission.”

A number of Franciscan Healthcare physicians also volunteered at community dinners in La Crosse and Onalaska in the month of March.

Donation recipients include:

Allamakee County Food Shelf, Waukon, IA
Arcadia Area Food Pantry, Arcadia, WI
Coulee CAP Community Food Pantry, Prairie du Chien, WI
Holmen’s Hope community dinner, Holmen, WI
Houston Community Food Basket, Houston, MN
Houston County Food Pantry, Caledonia, MN
La Crescent Area Food Shelf, La Crescent, MN      
Neighbor for Neighbor Food Pantry, Tomah, WI
Place of Grace community dinner, La Crosse, WI
The Bread Basket, Sparta, WI
United Methodist Church community dinner, Onalaska, WI
WAFER Food Pantry, La Crosse, WI

Doctors Day, established as a national holiday in 1991, works to identify and celebrate the accomplishments and efforts of all physicians.

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