PHA Donates $20,000 to SpringFest 2008 for Allen Community Outreach
04/25/2008

ALLEN, Texas - Presbyterian Hospital of Allen (PHA) has donated $20,000 to support SpringFest 2008, a major fund-raising event for Allen Community Outreach. The donation was made by PHA for the eighth consecutive year. PHA President Sheila McKinney presented a check to Judy Webster, Allen Community Outreach assistant executive director, at the hospital last week.

"Presbyterian Hospital of Allen is proud to continue to support Allen Community Outreach," McKinney said. "Its mission to provide basic necessities, specialized programs and independent living skills to improve the quality of life for individuals in our area is one we share. Its many programs, including Meals-on-Wheels & More Program, benefit families in need and make a positive impact in our community."  

SpringFest 2008 is scheduled for Saturday, May 3, in downtown Allen.  Festivities begin at 8 a.m. with the Martha Janes Memorial 1-Mile Walk, followed by the 5K FunRun at 8:30 a.m.  To pre-register, please visit http://www.acocares.org/ or call 972-727-9131.  Race Day registration begins at 7:15 a.m. the day of the event at the Allen Heritage Center (Train Depot), 100 E. Main St., Allen. 

About Presbyterian Hospital of Allen
Established in 2000, Presbyterian Hospital of Allen is a member of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources.  PHA is a 62-bed acute-care hospital serving the North Collin County area. Key services offered include comprehensive women's services, obstetrics (including Level II neonatal services), orthopedics, pediatrics, gastroenterology, urology, cardiology, wound care and sleep medicine.  PHA has more than 425 physicians on its medical staff, practicing in more than 25 specialties.  For more information about PHA, visit http://www.phscare.org/.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served.  THR controls 13 affiliated hospitals and a medical research organization, and is a corporate member or partner in seven additional hospitals and surgery centers.  THR's family of hospitals includes Harris Methodist Hospitals, Arlington Memorial Hospital and Presbyterian Healthcare System.  For more information about Texas Health Resources, visit http://www.texashealth.org/.

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Contact:
Donna Steph Hansard
972-981-8532
DonnaHansard@TexasHealth.org