Last Updated on Friday, 29 December 2017 23:30
When Monongahela Valley Hospital (MVH) announced that its Carroll Township campus and HealthPlex in Rostraver were collection sites for the Toys for Tots Campaign coordinated by the U.S. Marine Corps. Reserves and Mon Valley Leathernecks, it never imagined the outpouring of generosity from the community.
|A successful MVH Toys for Tots Collection
On December 14, Gerald Stasicha, vice president of the Monessen/Rostraver Rotary, delivered a car full of toys, games, trucks and dolls to the hospital donated by members of his Rotary and the ladies of Spring Grove Estates in Rostraver.
MVH Nurse Manager John Bogdan and Storeroom Manager Doug Prentice, who serve as the Hospital’s Toys for Tots coordinators, accepted the donation. All of the toys contributed by MVH employees, physicians, volunteers and visitors along with those from the community groups will be packaged and delivered to the Mon Valley Leathernecks for distribution to local children in need this Christmas.
Pictured are (l-r): Monessen/Rostraver Rotarians Gerald Stasicha and Corinne Laboon, who is also MVH’s vice president of Marketing and Community Relations, donate toys collected by their members and the ladies of the Spring Grove Estates to MVH Nurse Manager John Bogdan and Storeroom Manager Doug Prentice, who serve as the hospital’s Toys for Tots coordinators.