BEEBE MEDICAL FOUNDATION raises money to help fulfill Beebe Healthcare’s mission to encourage healthy living and prevent illness, and to restore optimal health to the people who live in, work in, and visit our community.
The way people receive healthcare services is changing rapidly across the country, and Beebe has been changing how it cares for this community, too. Since the peak in hospital admissions reached early last year, Beebe has successfully reduced the number of people who need to stay in the hospital, through its efforts to broaden and elevate its outpatient care, and keep people healthy.
Beebe Medical Foundation President and CEO Judy Aliquo (pictured with Vice President of Development Tom Protack and Board Chair Tommy Cooper) reminds us why it’s important to be thankful for Beebe’s role in advancing health and wellbeing in Sussex County.
In case anyone hasn’t noticed, Peggy and Randall Rollins have a warm place in their hearts for Lewes, specifically, and for eastern Sussex County generally. The most recent manifestation of their love came last week when they gave Beebe Healthcare a huge boost with the announcement that their Ma-Ran Foundation will be donating $10 million toward the hospital’s $180 million expansion plans.
They have not forgotten their Lewes roots: Peggy as a Lewes High School graduate and one-time employee at Beebe Hospital; Randall as an employee of the Sussex radio stations which, along with a car dealership in Lewes, were at
R. Randall and Peggy Rollins have donated $10 million to the Beebe Medical Foundation and Beebe Healthcare in Lewes.
The gift represents the largest ever received by Beebe, the largest gift in Sussex County and one of the largest made in the state of Delaware, according to a news release from Beebe Healthcare.
“The Rollins family’s gift is so inspirational,” Judy Aliquo, CEO of Beebe Medical Foundation, said in a statement. “This generous investment in Beebe could not have come at a better time as we embark on the
Beebe Healthcare has announced plans for a new $180 million healthcare facility at their campus in Lewes.
The announcement, billed as historic, was made at the Margeret H. Rollins School of Nursing in Lewes on Friday afternoon. With a price-tag of $180 million, the Margeret H. Rollins Pavilion will feature four levels, over 200 private rooms, in order to enlarge the healthcare campus and services.
This new expansion will include both new facilities and new services on three campuses as Beebe Healthcare works to meet the needs of the growing region. Construction on the