Texas Health Cleburne Collects 29,000 Cans in Annual Food Drive
07/26/2010

CLEBURNE, Texas — Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne employees, volunteers and physicians on the medical staff recently collected more than 29,000 cans of food for two area charities.

Texas Health Cleburne CFO Jimmy Frosch
Texas Health Cleburne CFO Jimmy Frosch helped lead the food drive.

Each summer, Texas Health Cleburne holds a food drive. This year the event benefited Operation Blessing and the Family Crisis Center of Cleburne.

“We are thrilled at the generosity Texas Health Cleburne showed in the annual food drive,” said Jimmy Frosch, chief financial officer at the hospital. Frosch lead the food drive along with Eddie Jones, director of support services.

Texas Health Cleburne employees raised money for the charities by holding barbecue, ice cream and bake sales as well as through payroll deductions.

Hospital President, Blake Kretz, FACHE, lead the food drive for Texas Health Resources overall. The system’s food drive collected more than 575,000 cans for charities in communities across North Texas.

“Texas Health Resources is committed to improving the health of the people in the communities we serve and supporting area charitable organizations is just another way that we do that each day,” Kretz said.

About Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne is a 137-bed acute-care, full-service hospital that has served Cleburne and the Johnson County area since 1986. The hospital’s services include surgery, women’s services, urology, orthopedics and ear, nose and throat care. Texas Health Cleburne, an affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, has been recognized with the 2007 Premier/Carescience Select Practice National Quality Award. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org/Cleburne.

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. Texas Health’s system of 13 hospitals includes Texas Health Harris Methodist, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, Texas Health Presbyterian, and an organization for medical research and education. Texas Health is a partner in eight additional hospitals or surgery centers. Texas Health Physicians Group provides a variety of models for engagement with physicians. Texas Health Partners is a joint venture development and management company owned by Texas Health Resources. Texas Health MedSynergies is a joint venture that offers physicians a range of office management and other business services to support their practices. Texas Health SingleSource Staffing is a joint venture designed to help Texas Health hospitals improve patient care by recruiting and retaining quality nurses and allied healthcare professionals. For more information about Texas Health Resources, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org.

Doctors on the medical staff practice independently and are not employees or agents of the hospital.