Quitman, Texas - Charitable giving
is a cornerstone of support for the not-for-profit ETMC Regional
Healthcare System, including the new ETMC Quitman facility.
The opening of the new hospital on July 14 also will introduce a
beautiful stone-and-glass recognition wall that honors donors and
serves as one of the focal points of the grand lobby.
"Every dollar that ETMC Quitman
receives in philanthropic support frees up another dollar that can
be applied to health services," noted Elmer G. Ellis, president/CEO
of the ETMC Regional Healthcare System. "We are especially
grateful for the supportive role of the Wood County Central
Hospital District and its related entity, the Wood County Health
Warren Robicheaux, ETMC Quitman
administrator, explained that - in addition to the Wood County
Health Care Foundation - several individuals and organizations
contributed to the construction of the new ETMC Quitman. The
new donor wall will preview with engraved glass panels that
recognize these donors to the building project.
"From here, we encourage area
residents and organizations to make charitable gifts to the ETMC
Quitman Fund, which is designated to support ongoing advances to
patient care, community outreach and the facility," he said.
"Contributions to your community hospital are a great way to leave
a legacy, especially when gifts are made in honor or memory of
The ETMC Foundation, which oversees
the ETMC Quitman Fund, welcomes contributions, which can be in the
form of cash, securities (such as stock), estate gifts and other
means. Volunteering at ETMC Quitman is another way area
residents can contribute to the hospital.
Marty Wiggins, director of the ETMC
Foundation, added that giving to the ETMC Quitman Fund represents a
lasting contribution toward saving lives and enhancing life for the
people and residents of Wood County.
"Any gift to ETMC Quitman comes back
to you, your family and your community as it helps ensure that
top-quality medical care is there when it's most needed," she
noted. "Every gift - no matter what its size - is important
and appreciated because it illustrates that the donor cares about
others and the community."
For more information on giving opportunities, contact ETMC Quitman
Administration at 903-596-6336 or the ETMC Foundation at