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FCMC department holds annual coat drive

November 21, 2009

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - In celebration of National Respiratory Care week, the staff of Fulton County Medical Center Respiratory Services held its second annual coat drive.

The department collected more than 40 coats, as well as several hats, gloves and scarves. Donations were given to the three local school districts for children in need.

As a part of its weeklong celebration, the staff also held a fundraiser for the Fulton County Medical Center Foundation scholarship fund. More than $600 was collected through a raffle with prizes donated from the following - M.J. Massage, Whitetail Resort, Great Cove Basket & Gifts, Great Cove Golf & Recreation, Long Acres Alpaca Farm, Lynn Lanehart, Respiratory Therapy Department, Marti Snyder, Lanette Deneen, Joann Chilcote, Melissa Rouzer, Instrument Labs, Dick's Homecare, Care Plus Oxygen, Judy Shafer and The Flower Basket.

The staff also would like to thank Rosenbaum's Landscaping and Nursery of Chambersburg, Pa., which donated 100 pine tree seedlings for those who donated a coat on Oct. 27.

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