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Inland Empires Hospitals Host Early Thanksgiving for Underpriviliged

Over 600 community guests will be served a traditional Thanksgiving meal with turkey and all to the trimmings by hospital employees and volunteers at St. Bernardine Medical Center and Community Hospital of San Bernardino.

During the festivities, families will have the opportunity to go to the onsite “holiday boutique” and select a free jacket or sweater donated through the hospitals’ annual share the warmth jacket drive.  There will also be free flu shots and health information available to all.  In addition, nearly 150 large food baskets and “dinners to go” will be distributed to underprivileged families and sick individuals who cannot attend.

When & Where

Monday, November 21, 2016, from 4 – 7 p.m.
Dignity Health Community Hospital of San Bernardino
1800 Western Ave., San Bernardino (at the hospital's Medical Building)

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 from 4 – 6 p.m.
Dignity Health St. Bernardine Medical Center
1931 "E" Street, San Bernardino


Over 600 community members picking free warm jackets, receiving flu shots and being served Thanksgiving dinner by employees and volunteers.

Contact Angela Giacobbe at (818) 314-3269 or Lysa Barry at (818) 716-7111

On-site Contact

Anamaria Bearden – (626) 485-5221

About Dignity Health – St. Bernardine Medical Center

Serving the health care needs of the people of the Inland Empire since 1931, Dignity Health St. Bernardine Medical Center is a highly-regarded 342-bed, nonprofit, tertiary acute care hospital located in San Bernardino, California.  The hospital offers a full continuum of services, from family care to heart surgery, treating an average of 72,000 individuals in the Emergency Department, delivering 2,100 babies and admitting more than 17,000 patients for treatment each year.

About Dignity Health – Community Hospital of San Bernardino

Dignity Health - Community Hospital of San Bernardino is a 347-bed nonprofit, acute care hospital that has served the Inland Empire community since 1910.  Known for its programs in maternity care, behavioral health services and clinical excellence, the hospital’s medical services also include inpatient and outpatient surgery, long term subacute care for adults and children, and health education programs for community members.  A member of Dignity Health, Community Hospital of San Bernardino has been committed to serving its community with excellence, compassion and respect for over 100 years. 

Publish date: 

Monday, November 21, 2016

Media Contact

Christina Zicklin, Director of External Communications

p: (310) 922-8522

[email protected]