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Northrop Grumman Awards Grant and Donates PPE to Jess Parrish Medical Foundation to Support Frontline Healthcare Workers During COVID-19

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 COVID crisis.”

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 or call 321-269-4066.