DeLand Kia Raises $22,500 to Support Cancer Patients at Florida Hospital DeLand

DELAND, Fla., November 8, 2017 – On Nov. 6, DeLand Kia donated $22,500 to help fund cancer patients and programs at Florida Hospital DeLand.

In recognition of national breast cancer awareness month, DeLand KIA pledged to give $100 from every car sold in October to the Florida Hospital DeLand Foundation.

“Once again, the continued generosity and support received by our friends at DeLand Kia will save lives. We are so grateful,” said Maureen Mercho, Florida Hospital DeLand Foundation executive director. “The funds donated will provide much needed services for patients facing a cancer diagnosis.”

Over the past five years, DeLand Kia has donated more than $100,000 to Florida Hospital DeLand Foundation. Every penny of this donation stays local and supports cancer patients and programs at Florida Hospital DeLand.

About Florida Hospital DeLand
Florida Hospital DeLand is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 45 hospital campuses and 8,200 licensed beds in nine states, serving more than 5 million patients annually. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, Florida Hospital DeLand has 164-beds and is one of the seven Florida Hospitals in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties that composes the Florida Hospital Central Florida Division – North Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital Central Florida Division – North Region has 1,226 beds and more than 7,800 employees. For more information about Florida Hospital DeLand, visit www.fhdeland.org.

Photo Caption:
On Nov. 6, DeLand Kia donated $22,500 to help fund cancer patients and programs at Florida Hospital DeLand. Pictured left of the car: DeLand KIA employees John Davis, Dana Peege, Kyle Johnson, Robert Heredia, Juan Restrepo, Philip Derosia, Christian Prater and Gonzalo Prado. On the right of the car, Florida Hospital DeLand Foundation board and team members Lorna Jean Hagstrom, Terri Beer, Amanda McHugh, Carlen Ginzl, Maureen France, and Maureen Mercho.