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Memorial Auxiliary Donates Nearly $67K for Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines

Posted Date: December 8, 2008

For Immediate Release December 8, 2008

GULFPORT, Miss - The Memorial Hospital Auxiliary recently donated $66, 844.40 for flu and pneumonia vaccines provided on the Memorial Immunization Van.

The Memorial Immunization Van offers general health education as well as free childhood immunizations and flu and pneumonia vaccines at various offsite locations throughout the community.

“We are happy to be able to help fund this project,” said Memorial Hospital Auxiliary President Peter Psikogios. “This donation will help to reach many adults who are in need of these vaccinations.”

Since it’s founding in 1954, the Auxiliary has been committed to Memorial and its mission of building a healthier community. Through funds raised in the Memorial Gift Shop, the Auxiliary provides essential financial support each year for various hospital programs.