Longtime island residents Sean and Alli Mitchell have a growing family. Over the past two years, the Mitchells have welcomed two healthy boys to their family – Thomas and Patrick – who joined them and their three dogs under one roof. Sean, a member of the Nantucket Fire Department, and Alli, a property manager, have become well acquainted with Nantucket Cottage Hospital during this time.
“I wasn’t someone who used the hospital too much in the past,” Alli said. “But now? You’d have to pry me off this island to have a baby anywhere else!”
Beyond their experiences at The Birthplace, the Mitchells know that their family and the community they love depend on Nantucket Cottage Hospital in so many ways. From routine check-ups with their children’s primary care physician, to visits to the Emergency Department or the Walk-In Care Service, the hospital has given them the confidence to build their lives on Nantucket. (more…)
Even the youngest Nantucketers are helping to build the island’s new hospital! Nantucket Cottage Hospital’s “Little Builders” are pitching in to help us raise awareness and funds for this historic project. Every child who becomes a “Little Builder” receives a toolbox with a t-shirt, hardhat, hospital ID card, and tools to help us break ground on the new hospital!
If you were not able to attend our kickoff event on June 28th, stop by the Nantucket Cottage Hospital Foundation during business hours to pick up your kid’s toolbox, or call us any time to learn more at 508-825-8250. (more…)
For more than 70 years it has been a tradition to represent the island community’s support of Nantucket Cottage Hospital with a fundraising thermometer on the Pacific National Bank on Main Street. Today we unveiled the new thermometer to mark our progress toward Nantucket’s new hospital!
Thank you to everyone who has generously contributed to this historic project. Learn more by clicking here.
Nantucket Cottage Hospital is mourning the loss of Mort and Reva Schlesinger, two tireless hospital volunteers and supporters who both passed away over the last month.
This charming couple shared their talents and treasure with the hospital in so many ways. Their infectious charisma was truely remarkable. (more…)
Swim Across America Nantucket‘s lead volunteer organizers Jim Pignato and Jill Roethke stopped by the hospital yesterday to present checks representing the funds raised by more than 280 participants in the SAA open water swim event in late August.
This year’s incredible donations included $185,000 to the Nantucket Cottage Hospital cancer care program and $75,000 to Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket for its supportive cancer program. Pictured here are Jim, Jill, PASCON program director Charlene Thurston and hospital president and CEO Dr. Margot Hartmann.
We are so grateful to Jim, Jill and all those who participated in or supported this year’s Swim Across America at Jetties Beach. Once again, the island community came together for this wonderful event and cause that aids Nantucket cancer patients. Thank you!