The Craig Hospital Foundation, a non-profit fundraising organization that supports Englewood’s renowned spinal cord and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation hospital, has announced the members of a leadership team that will assist in the final phase of Redefining ROI: The Campaign for Craig Hospital. The team is led by Mary Sissel. She is a member and past chair of The Craig Hospital Foundation Board and also a current member of The Craig Hospital Board.
The campaign team consists of community leaders including Sissel, Peter Burg, Jennifer Evans, John Gart, Scott Hefner, Nan Hinton, Mark Honnen, Bill Lindsay, Betsy Mangone,Hugh Rice, Jack Tankersley and Al Troppman.
Redefining ROI: The Campaign for Craig Hospital is raising $50 million for Craig’s construction and revitalization project. The project will add approximately 85,000 square feet of new space, renovate approximately 135,000 square feet of existing space, and complete an enclosed and safer campus with a cul-de-sac main entrance and accessible front garden area. The renovation will bring the quality of the physical facilities in line with the world-class staff, patient outcomes, and high quality of care Craig provides to catastrophically-injured patients and their families.
An additional $18 million is being raised for Craig Hospital programs and patients. TheROI Campaign launched publicly at the hospital’s Groundbreaking Celebration in May 2013.
Nearly $49 million of the $68 million goal has already been raised. The campaign team will oversee all aspects of the final two years of the campaign and will help raise the remaining $19 million through a variety of philanthropic efforts, including increasing awareness of Craig Hospital in the community.
“I have been able to see first-hand the power of the human spirit in our patients, as they learn to live with their traumatic injuries—perhaps we all have that spirit deep inside of us, but Craig doctors, nurses and staff members bring out that spirit in each patient,” says Sissel. “It’s an honor to serve in a leadership role for this important campaign.”