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Layers of Love
December 2 - December 6Free
For Immediate Release
Helping the homeless
In below-freezing weather
Driving by a CHI Health clinic? Drop off your donations!
The temps are dropping – this winter weather is especially tough for a homeless person on the street.
CHI Health is teaming up with the Salvation Army for the Layers of Love effort. The Salvation Army’s Winter Night Watch program – which takes warm clothing and hot meals directly to those in need on the streets of Omaha – is in need of new winter outerwear items.
Items most needed include:
♥ Coats (especially XL, 2XL, 3XL) and sweaters
♥ Winter hats and scarves
CHI Health Clinic collection sites are:
• Valley View Clinic, Council Bluffs
• W. Broadway, Council Bluffs
• La Vista Clinic
• Bellevue Clinic
• 42nd and L
• W. Maple
• University Campus, 24th and Cuming
If you have items you can donate, please drop them by one of our designated clinics throughout the metro from December 2nd to December 6th.
For more information, visit: CHIHealth.com/LayersofLove or contact Kathy Sarantos Niver at 402-657-1445 or Todd Andrews at 402-898-7538 (office) or 402-913-6902 (cell) with any questions.
Thank you for donating to Layers of Love!
About The Salvation Army — The Salvation Army meets the needs of the most vulnerable people in the metro area through an array of year-round programs focused on food, housing, youth development, material assistance, behavioral health, older adult services and anti-human trafficking.
About CHI Health — CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 14 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities, more than 150 employed physician practice locations and more than 12,000 employees in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa.
In fiscal 2018, CHI Health invested more than $179.3 million back into our communities. The majority of those dollars went to caring for the poor and underserved.
CHI Health is part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care. With its national office in Chicago and a team of approximately 150,000 employees and 25,000 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, CommonSpirit Health operates 142 hospitals and more than 700 care sites across 21 states. In FY 2018, Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health had combined revenues of $29.2 billion and provided $4.2 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unreimbursed government programs.