Parrish Medical Center (PMC) employees raised more than $120,000 in their
seventh annual employee giving campaign that concluded in July. This year
the campaign benefited the Women’s Center North Guild and will go
to provide counseling services, financial assistance, career guidance,
job training, transitional housing, and victim advocacy for abused and
“The Women's Center is deeply honored to be selected as the signature
project for this year's campaign. Through the ongoing support of Parrish
Medical Center, Jess Parrish Medical Foundation and PMC employees, the
Women's Center will realize a permanent home at 400 Julia Street in
Titusville. Our presence in the North Brevard area will allow us to expand
our services to help more women and children escape the devastating effects
of domestic violence,” said Candace Tate, lead victim advocate with
the Women’s Center.
In this year’s NASCAR-themed campaign, Parrish employees were driven
to action and exceeded their fundraising goal by nearly $11,000.
“Making our community a better place is simply part of our mission,
vision and values,” said Parrish employee and Circle of Giving chairperson
PMC’s employee Circle of Giving program was established in 2006 by
the Jess Parrish Medical Foundation as a means to further the medical
center’s mission to provide
healing experiences for everyone all the time®.
Since 2006, Parrish employees have raised over $800,000 through its Circle
of Giving program. To date, the funds have been used to support a medical
transportation program for patients in need; playground renovations for
the Children’s Center; development of the Parrish Health Village
and Senior Solutions program; a work-site exercise facility; and purchase
of digital mammography equipment among other employee-designated initiatives
focused on helping PMC fulfill its mission.
In addition to the funds raised through the PMC Circle of Giving campaign,
the Women’s Center Guild will be the benefactor of this year’s
Jess Parrish Medical Foundation’s annual gala, Latin Fusion…Feel
the Rhythm of the Night, on Friday, October 24 at La Cita Country Club.
For more information about the gala or Circle of Giving, please contact
the Jess Parrish Medical Foundation at 321-269-4066 or visit parrishmedfoundation.com.