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Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Foundation to Hold Call-a-thon to Benefit Surgical Services

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All gifts will be matched by Kon Tiki Inn up to $100,000

ARROYO GRANDE, CA – December 4, 2020 – Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Foundation will hold its second annual Call-a-thon on December 8, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to benefit upgrades and modernization of the hospital’s surgical services. 

All gifts made during the Call-a-thon will be matched up to $100,000, due to a gift matching challenge made by Kon Tiki Inn owner, Henry Myers. The Call-a-thon will be hosted virtually on the Foundation’s Facebook page. Volunteers will call from their homes, and several community leaders and hospital experts will give presentations remotely during the event. Anyone can tune in by following Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Foundation on Facebook. 

Funds raised during the Call-a-thon will benefit Arroyo Grande Community Hospital’s Surgical Services Campaign. Several updates are needed to elevate the infrastructure around the hospital’s highly skilled surgery team to match the lifesaving work they do. The campaign will help provide advanced technology, increased functionality and safety, modernized environment, new programs, and education opportunities for staff. Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Foundation is partnering with the community to raise $1.5 M to make these upgrades possible.

Those who would like to support the Surgical Services Campaign can visit or call Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Foundation at (805) 994-5421

For updates about the Call-a-thon, visit


About Arroyo Grande Community Hospital
Arroyo Grande Community Hospital, located in Arroyo Grande, California, is rated a top Joint Replacement Center by Blue Shield and is among the Top 10% in the nation for Joint Replacement. Arroyo has achieved prestigious designation as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. The Emergency Department is one of the busiest in the county and nationally recognized for superior patient satisfaction. The hospital also provides the only comprehensive hospital-based Acute Rehabilitation Center on the Central Coast. Arroyo is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast which also includes French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, CA, St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, CA and St. John’s Pleasant Valley in Camarillo, CA. Dignity Health Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services including primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities.


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Friday, December 04, 2020