2 CONCORD HOSPITAL TRUST CHIEF ADVANCEMENT OFFICER’S “Fund-raisingisproclaimingwhatwebelieveinsuchawaythat weofferotherpeopleanopportunitytoparticipatewithusin ourvisionandmission.” ~HenriJozefMachielNouwen,(January24,1932–September21,1996)DutchCatholicpriest,professor,writerandtheologian Somemightsaythatthelifeofafundraiserisalonelyone;peopleturntheotherway whentheyseeyoucomingorgrabtheirwalletforfearthatyoumightbeabletocoerce, cajoleorotherwiseconvincethemtomakeacontribution.AllTruststaffwouldagreethat weareneverlonely;withyoubyourside,sharingyourcommitment,wearepropelledto domoreandreachnewheightsonbehalfofandtosupportConcordHospital. AspartofConcordHospital’s2018PrideDayCelebration,employeeswereaskedto reflectonandsharewhatbringsthemjoyatwork–whatgivestheirworkmeaning. Thereweremanythingsthatcametomymind,butmyveryfirstresponsewasour “donorsandvolunteers.” Youinspireme! Eachyear,thousandsofpeoplejustlikeyouinvestinConcordHospital’smissionbymakinga contributionorbyvolunteeringtoraisefundstosupportimportantprogramsandservices, whichreflecttheHospital’smissioninaction.And,oneactofinspirationprovidesthefuel formanymoreactsofgenerosityandselflessnessallwiththegoalsofassuringquality medicalcareforeveryneighborandelevatingourcommunity’shealthoverall. Youjoinusinourwork.Whilewemaynotknoweachofyoupersonally,weknowthatyou shareourvaluesconcerningtheimportanceofhealth,ourpassionforConcordHospital andourbeliefintheorganization’smissionanditsvision. Inthisnewsletter,wesharestoriesaboutsomeofthedonorsandvolunteerswhohave inspiredusoverthepastyear.Thesearebutafewofthetaleswecouldtell;therearemany more,includingyours.Iinviteyoutopassalongyourstorytoanother–sharewhyyou volunteerandwhyyougivetoConcordHospitalTrust.Inthatsharing,youmayinspire someoneelsetodothesame. PamelaPuleo,FAHP CHIEF ADVANCEMENT OFFICER ConcordHospitalTrust BoardofTrustees2018 MichaelT.Lynch,MD,Chair RonaldYap,MD,MBA,ActingViceChair, Secretary RobertP.Steigmeyer,President ScottSloane,Treasurer ~ MaryBoucher C.ThomasBrown,FoundingChair LyndaCaine CharlesFanaras SuzanneMeyer MarciaMoran,Esq. RichardPitman PamelaPuleo,FAHP,ChiefAdvancementOfficer DavidRuedig,ConcordHospitalChair (ex-officio) RobertSegal NataliaStrong JeffreyTowle ClaudiaWalker,ImmediatePastChair HarrietResnicoff,HonoraryMember TheMissionofConcordHospital Trustistoserveasthephilanthropic armofConcordHospital,securing anddistributingcharitablegiftsin accordancewithdonors’ intenttosupporttheHospital’smission ofmeetingthehealth needsofindividualswithinthe communitiesitserves.