Giving Thanks to Winchester Hospital Employees

This GoFundMe is associated with a post I made on the Winchester Residents Facebook page.  The post is below:

"Team Winchester,
I have an idea I wanted to throw out there. We have some incredible people working at Winchester Hospital who are making huge sacrifices to take care of our community. We also have great local restaurants that have been affected by this virus. It would be cool if there was a way to start a collection or have sponsors to have breakfast, lunch, or dinner brought in for some of those hospital workers who are working tirelessly to take care of people.

 We would probably need a point person at the hospital to help with logistics and then contacts at restaurants to see if they would be able to do it.  Then I don’t know if it would be best to start a GoFundMe or for people to sign up or what. Maybe it could be a recurring thing, depending on the support.
 
Also, we could possibly do something similar to fund PPE (personal protective equipment) that seems badly needed. I just have no idea where to start in those kinds of thing.

In any event, I am happy to put up the first $100 towards the effort if we can get this going.  Thoughts? "

Update 3/22 at 10PM:
I have reached out to a contact at the hospital to help determine the best way to implement this, whether it is providing the actual meals or gift cards to local restaurants.  Also, it may be possible for restaurants to donate meals or for people to sponsor meals directly instead of through this page.  I am sure any support for these awesome people would be appreciated.  In any event, all funds raised will go directly towards supporting the people that support our community.

Update 3/23 at 10AM:
Wow!  You are just amazing!  I am touched and just blown away by the support people have shown, both on the Facebook page and through here.  We reached the initial goal of $1k and so I updated the goal to $2k.  I have never done a GoFundMe before so I don't know if you are supposed to leave the initial goal or set a new goal.  At any rate, I am so grateful and every penny will go to supporting the staff at Winchester Hospital.  Also, maybe once this gets going we can post pictures or something to show the result of this effort.  Thank you!  Thank you!

Donations

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  • Tara Finnegan 
    • $100 
    • 5 mos
  • Kathy Czeck 
    • $100 
    • 5 mos
  • Susan Story 
    • $50 
    • 5 mos
  • Susan Ladd 
    • $50 
    • 5 mos
  • Susan Carney  
    • $50 
    • 5 mos
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Organizer

Eric White 
Organizer
Winchester, MA
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