Tenet Healthcare Foundation Makes $100,000 Contribution in Support of El Paso CommunityAug 6, 2019
Commitment to Match an Additional $50,000 in Employee Donations
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC), through The Tenet Healthcare Foundation, is making a $100,000 donation to the El Paso Community Foundation to provide support to victims and families in El Paso following the tragic events on August 3. With 5,300 team members in the community, Tenet operates four acute care hospitals under The Hospitals of Providence brand and over 50 outpatient centers, physician clinics and other care facilities.
Ron Rittenmeyer, Executive Chairman and CEO, said, “This devastating event has caused an inconceivable amount of pain and grief for the entire El Paso community. We salute the efforts of the El Paso Community Foundation to provide support during this time of sadness and loss. We also want to extend our gratitude to all the caregivers in El Paso, including our employees, as well as other community hospitals, first responders and local law enforcement for their efforts to care for victims and their families during this tragedy.”
The $100,000 contribution is being made on behalf of The Hospitals of Providence and Tenet’s United Surgical Partners International and Conifer Health Solutions subsidiaries, all of which have operations and employees in greater El Paso. In addition to the $100,000 donation, The Tenet Healthcare Foundation will match employee contributions to the El Paso Community Foundation up to $50,000. Both the $100,000 contribution and employee match are being directed to the El Paso Community Foundation’s Shooting Victims’ Relief Fund.