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Knights of Columbus Members Donate Wheelchairs to Good Samaritan Hospital

December 15th, 2015

On November 27, members of the Holy Family Council of the Hicksville Knights of Columbus donated five brand new wheelchairs to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. Since 2003, the Knights of Columbus Councils throughout the U.S. have partnered with the American Wheelchair Mission to fund the delivery of tens of thousands of wheelchairs around the world including right here in West Islip. The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic fraternal service organization.

Good Samaritan Hospital Environmental Services Operations Manager Anthony Anitra (far left) and Executive Director of the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation Kelly Albanese-Scherer (second from right) accepted wheelchairs from council members Nick Ulrich, Peter Christie, Mick Janovsky, Anthony Elenio, Bill Demuth and Peter Accardi.


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