SOUTHPORT—Dosher Memorial Hospital Foundation has received a $25,000 grant from The Orton Foundation, the North Carolina affiliate of The Moore Charitable Foundation, founded by Louis Bacon in 1992.
The funds will go toward the purchase of five vital sign monitors and a bladder scan instrument for Dosher Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department, which has earned two national awards the past two years for patient satisfaction.
“The Orton Foundation continues to recognize the high-quality care that Dosher provides the community and has supported the hospital with a total of $105,000 over the past four years,” Dosher Foundation Board Chair Barbara Boland said. “Generous partners like The Orton Foundation are vital to the success of the hospital in providing essential services to our patients.”
The Dosher Emergency Department treats 13,000 patients per year.
“Dosher Memorial Hospital is a leader in providing critical services to residents of Brunswick County. We are proud to partner with them to ensure patients have access to the latest equipment and most advanced facilities,” Louis Bacon, Founder and Chairman of The Moore Charitable Foundation, said.
About Dosher Memorial Hospital
Dosher Memorial Hospital is the only independent critical access hospital in North Carolina. Founded in 2010, the Dosher Hospital Foundation works to improve access to healthcare services for area residents by seeking and allocating philanthropic funds.
About The Orton Foundation
The Orton Foundation is an affiliate of The Moore Charitable Foundation, founded by Louis Bacon in 1992, focused on protecting the Cape Fear River Basin’s unique wetlands, lands, forest and wildlife habitats. The Orton Foundation also supports educational and community programs.