Chevron donates $21,000 to help St. Mary’s respond to pandemic

Chevron donated $21,000 to an emergency relief fund set up to help St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction respond to a surge in the coronavirus pandemic.

“Thank you to the staff at St. Mary’s Medical Center who continue to amaze us with their resilience and dedication to the community,” said Andy Olson, Chevron operations superintendent. “We are proud to support this worthy organization and hope the funds will aid the hospital as it continues to fight COVID-19.”

Since its creation in April, the emergency fund has been used to support the treatment of patients with COVID-19, including protective equipment and modifications to facilities.

“We are extremely grateful for Chevron’s generous support. This contribution will go a long way in providing vital resources to our frontline health care workers and ensure our facility continues to offer the best care possible through this unprecedented time,” said Carmen Shipley, executive director of the St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation.

Bryan Johnson, president of St. Mary’s Medical Center, agreed.
“With COVID numbers spiking, our caregivers continue to give our patients and communities hope in a time of fear and uncertainty. We are grateful and inspired by their commitment, compassion and resiliency demonstrated day in and day out. Support from our businesses and individual contributors such as Chevron help us keep them safe and ready to care for our friends and neighbors.”

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