Baptist Health Care Foundation Receives Estate Gift

PENSACOLA, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2019) – The Baptist Health Care Foundation received nearly $300,000 from the Estate of Hazel Barnes to support Lakeview Center.

Barnes was grateful for the compassionate care provided by Lakeview Center. “She wanted her estate to go to the organization that provides treatments and solutions for children, teens, adults and seniors,” said KC Gartman, chief development officer of Baptist Health Care. “We will remain good stewards in investing these dollars to support our Mission of helping people throughout life’s journey.”

One hundred percent of contributions made to the Baptist Health Care Foundation are applied to patient care, services, programs and leading-edge technology within Baptist Health Care.

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About Baptist Health Care 

Baptist Health Care is a community-owned, not-for-profit health care organization based in northwest Florida that is committed to helping people throughout life’s journey. The organization is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. A 2003 Malcolm Baldrige recipient, Baptist continuously strives to be a national leader in quality and service. Baptist Health Care includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, Lakeview Center and a large network of primary care and specialty physicians. With more than 7,300 employees and employed physicians, Baptist Health Care is the second largest non-governmental employer in northwest Florida.

Baptist Health Care ● Baptist Hospital ● Gulf Breeze Hospital ● Jay Hospital ● Lakeview Center ● Baptist Medical Park – Nine Mile ● Baptist Medical Park – Navarre ● Baptist Medical Park – Pace ● Baptist Medical Park – Airport ● Andrews Institute ● Baptist Medical Group ● Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute ● Cardiology Consultants