For Immediate Release: July 2, 2013
AtlantiCare employees joined forces with United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey June 21 for its annual Day of Action. A nation-wide effort, Day of Action provided AtlantiCare employees the opportunity to serve Career Opportunity Development, Inc. (CODI) in Egg Harbor City, which offers job training and support to individuals with disabilities and disadvantages. Ten volunteers spent three and a half hours dismantling, cleaning and relocating CODI’s onsite food pantry and helped restock food items and conduct inventory. Many volunteers returned to AtlantiCare with food donation bags to collect canned goods and other food items for the CODI pantry.
AtlantiCare is a LIVE UNITED partner, and supports United Way’s fundraising and community outreach activities in the region. AtlantiCare employees have volunteered with Day of Action for the past four years, most recently working on the Born Learning Trail in Atlantic City in 2011 and assisting with facility improvements at the Atlantic City Boys and Girls Club in 2012.
Photo caption: From left to right are Stacy Levy, AtlantiCare Information Technology (AIT) project manager; Anne Peacock, AIT Projects director; and Heather Santa Barbara, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Medical, Surgical and Pediatric Services clinical director, sort canned goods at the Career Opportunity Development, Inc., food pantry in collaboration with United Way’s Day of Action on June 21, 2013.
Photo caption: (group 1) AtlantiCare volunteers gather in the newly cleaned and restocked Career Opportunity Development, Inc. food pantry, which serves more than 200 residents in the Egg Harbor City area.
Photo caption: From left to right are Corey Danko, director of Technology and Infrastructure, AtlantiCare Information Technology (AIT) Systems Management; David Burch, director, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Atlantic City Campus Environmental Services (EVS); and Douglas McLaughlin, director, ARMC Atlantic Mainland Campus EVS, help reconfigure the food pantry at Career Opportunity Development, Inc. in Egg Harbor City.
Photo caption: (group 2) AtlantiCare employees volunteered with the United Way Day of Action, cleaning, restocking and sorting canned goods at the food pantry at Career Development, Inc. in Egg Harbor City.
AtlantiCare is an integrated system of services designed to help people achieve optimal health. It includes AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, AtlantiCare Health Engagement, the AtlantiCare Foundation, and AtlantiCare Health Services. Its more than 5,461 employees and 600 physicians serve the community in more than 60 locations. A 2009 Malcolm Baldrige Award winner, AtlantiCare was also included in Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2010. ARMC became the 105th hospital in the nation to attain status as a Magnet™ designated hospital in March of 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet™ hospital in 2008.
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