Health Notes

Making it Easy to Give

by Katina Gordon on July 28, 2014

Giving should be easy. And donating to the KETV 7 Can Help Kids/Salvation Army Back-to-School Backpack Program sponsored by Methodist Health System is as easy as going through the drive-through.

Valet services at Methodist Hospital offer “drive through donations” to anyone looking to give. You can drop off donations with a valet at the North Tower from 5:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

“Our goal is to make it even easier for people to make a donation, taking less of their time during the day, and keep traffic flowing for our guests,” said Zach Ford, guest services coordinator. “I know I speak for my team when I say, there is no greater feeling then being able to empower the next generation. So if can make it easier for someone to donate, we would love to do it.”

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Methodist HospitalMy dad, Allen, was a patient in room 932 at the end of June. His nurse Megan Wesslin was wonderful. My dad complains about EVERYTHING! Megan validated his feelings, but never took it personally. She treated him with dignity and respect. When I stopped to thank her for her care, she told me she had some extra time the previous evening so she spent it talking to my dad. He told her about his time in the army and his different jobs. Megan seems to get that being a nurse is more than answering a call button. She makes her patients and their families feel valued and respected.

I sincerely appreciate the care she provided my dad. Thank you so much Megan and Methodist Hospital for all you do.

- Enid H.

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