Shriners Hospital receives $15,000 donation from Order of the Easter Star

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Today, the Order of the Eastern Star Leaders visits Shriners Hospitals for Children… with a check in hand.

Grand Esther, Coralee J. Rittenhouse, along with other members of the Order, handed the medical center a check for $15,428 and took a tour of the medical center.

Rittenhouse says, “I’m so glad that Emily McCarthy, Grand Matron… asked me to make this presentation to Shriners Hospitals for Children — Erie… my husband’s a Shriner and we’re all in the masonic family, so we’re really excited to present this money to the medical center.”

David Schumacher, development officer, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Erie is grateful for the donation. “Donations like these are so important because they go directly to our mission of providing the highest quality orthopaedic care for kids, regardless of the families’ ability to pay.”

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