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Riverside Healthcare Donates over $3,000 to United Way in Support of Salvation Army Shelter

Supporting United Way's Mission to Build a Caring Community

KANKAKEE, IL (April 13, 2017) - Riverside Healthcare is pleased to support United Way's initiative to benefit the Salvation Army's Family Shelter. Riverside's donation of $3,347.25 will provide funding for all new bunk bed railings in the Salvation Army Family Shelter located in Kankakee. The new railings are specially fabricated for the beds, thus helping to improve the safety of the residents at the shelter.

For more information about Riverside Healthcare's community involvement and award-winning care, visit riversidehealthcare.org.


Riverside Healthcare is a fully integrated healthcare system serving the needs of individuals and communities throughout the counties of Kankakee, Iroquois, Will, Grundy and beyond. As part of the system, Riverside Medical Center, a 312-bed hospital, provides a full scope of inpatient and outpatient care and is a nationally recognized, award-winning Level II Trauma hospital with nationally-leading programs in heart care, cancer care, neurosurgery and orthopedics. Its reputation for nursing excellence has made Riverside the area's only Magnet® Recognized hospital. Because Riverside's clinical performance ranks them among the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide, Healthgrades has named them a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award, and Truven Health Analytics presented them with the 100 Top Hospitals® award. Riverside also operates several community, primary and specialty health centers throughout the region. Learn more about Riverside Healthcare at www.RiversideHealthcare.org.