TITUSVILLE, FLA. (May 27, 2020) – Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) was recently awarded a $5,000 grant
from Northrop Grumman to support healthcare workers on the front lines
at Parrish Medical Center (PMC).
“Northrop Grumman were among the very first to reach out to us to
ask ‘how can we help’ during this unprecedented global health
crisis,” said Parrish Medical Center President/CEO George Mikitarian.
“Around the world Northrop Grumman’s corporate citizenship
is well-known. We are sincerely grateful to have been the beneficiaries
of both their generosity and their technological advancements which have
already helped us to serve the health needs of our community during the
In addition to the grant, PMC also received a supply of face shields created
by Northrop Grumman employees using their 3-D printers to support the
demand for PPE.
“The acts of love, compassion, strength, courage and selflessness
and outpouring of support for our healthcare heroes has been nothing short
of extraordinary,” said Jessie Kirk, Board Chair, JPMF.
“Together, with the help of values-driven organizations like Northrop
Grumman, we are able to care for the caregiver and to extend the reach
of the PMC mission to provide Healing Experiences For Everyone All The
Time®,” added Kirk.
“Our frontline healthcare workers are facing the COVID-19 pandemic
head-on, and we at Northrop Grumman applaud their selfless efforts,”
said Kirsten Dreggors, Vice President and Melbourne Manned Aircraft Design
Center of Excellence Leader, Northrop Grumman. “I’m proud
to represent an organization and a team of employees that applies our
expertise, technology and volunteer time to support our community healthcare
partners in this challenging time.”
For more information about JPMF, visit
www.parrishmedfoundation.com or call 321-269-4066.