Portland, February 13th, 2014. Supporters donated $355,000 to care for children at this year’s Providence Child Center Heart of Gold event. Gerry Frank is pictured with 8-year-old JC and his parents Laura and Lee. JC benefits from therapy at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. The annual event was held at Pure Space in Northwest Portland. During the evening, the namesake of the Gerry Frank Center for Children’s Care at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, was honored for his longtime support of children’s services at Providence.
Proceeds from the 2014 Heart of Gold event support the Children’s Health Initiative and help Providence caregivers serve one of the area’s most vulnerable populations.
From Providence Child Center:
Providence Child Center (PCC) has been caring for Oregon’s most vulnerable children for over 60 years. Today it continues to fill an important gap in the community not provided by any other organization regionally. We are rooted in the commitment to promote the inherent dignity of all children by providing each child in our care the opportunity to achieve his or her potential and the highest quality of life in an atmosphere of acceptance and love.