Good News to Share: Local Corona Family Farms Shows Support with Strawberries for Dignity Health Central Coast Staff


Local strawberry grower shared sweet treats as a show of appreciation

SANTA MARIA, CA – April 20, 2020 – Local agricultural company Corona Family Farms donated more than 40 boxes flats of sweet strawberries as a show of appreciation to the dedicated Arroyo Grande Community Hospital, French Hospital Medical Center, and Marian Regional Medical Center physicians, nurses, and ancillary departments that have worked tirelessly to care for the health and well-being of the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

strawberries received at Marian Regional Medical Center “Employees of Corona Family Farms wanted to show their appreciation for the health care staff that are working daily to protect and serve our communities,” says Corona Family Farms owner, Anne Corona. Our company has been here for generations, and we wanted to recognize these hospitals that have also served the community for years, now more than ever.” 

Corona Family Farms is proud to serve the Central Coast frontlines. With more than 30 years in agriculture, farming & distributing, they are a second-generation farming family specializing in strawberries. 

The gratitude community members feel for health care staff continues to draw an outpouring of support from many local companies and organizations throughout the Santa Maria Valley.

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About Dignity Health Central Coast 
Dignity Health Central Coast is comprised of five award-winning hospitals, all recognized for their quality of care, safety and service, primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services, and comprehensive home health services. Hospitals in the Dignity Health Central Coast region include Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo, and St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community’s access to health care.  For more information, visit dignityhealth.org/centralcoast.


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