The Compass – Fort Worth Fall 2020

FALL 2020

Help for Healthcare Heroes

Employees 1st Assistance Fund is making an impact
he COVID 19 pandemic has made it clear that we are all truly in this together . Healthcare professionals are bravely battling the virus , dedicating themselves to healing others even as they , too , experience hardships . To help support these heroes , a grateful community is contributing to the Baylor Scott & White Employees 1st Emergency Assistance Fund .
The fund helps support frontline employees with meals , childcare , lodging assistance , and other unique needs faced during this time , and the assistance allows caregivers to continue taking care of themselves , their families , and patients . Baylor Scott & White Health employees apply to receive assistance from the fund , which is made possible entirely by charitable donations .

“ I am so blessed to be part of this organization where our core values are a reality rather than a motto on the wall .”

— Employees 1st Assistance Fund recipient
To date , more than $ 2.7 million has been raised for this initiative from the community , Baylor Scott & White leadership , employees , and board members . More than 1,800 employees have received
a difference .
$ 2.7 million in funding to help ease hardships created by COVID-19 . Donations have come from a wide variety of generous people — foundations , large and small , local businesses ; concerned families ; and even kind-hearted individuals like Isaac , a 9-year-old boy who contributed his $ 3 allowance to help make
As the largest not-for-profit health system in Texas , with more than 49,000 employees , Baylor Scott & White has approximately 28,000 team members serving patients on the frontlines . COVID- 19 poses unique challenges for frontline
Inside this issue
2 From the President
8 From the Chair
Hospital News
Vaughn , RN


News , Projects & Campaigns
2 Charitable Giving Report
3 We Are Magnet !
4 Leading the Fight Against COVID-19
6 The Best and Brightest in Medicine
7 Beyond the Bag
8 Home for the Holidays
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