Silver Cross Encore Shop Welcomes Donations and Shoppers
Joliet, IL (March 20, 2012)—Spring cleaning is in the air and if you’re looking to donate gently used seasonal decorations, adult and children’s clothing, household items, or books the Silver Cross Hospital resale shop—the Encore Shop is now accepting donations and welcomes shoppers.
Donations can be dropped off at the Encore Shop in Joliet which is located at 1200 Maple Road just north of the former Silver Cross Hospital Emergency Department from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays or the first Saturday of the month.
Photo Caption: Pictured are Advisory Board members Janet Falk and Donna Zanzola in the Encore Shop located in Joliet on Walnut Street just north of the former Silver Cross Hospital Emergency Department.
The Advisory Board raises funds for Silver Cross Hospital by operating a resale shop the Encore Shop which celebrated its 50th anniversary last year. For more information, call either the Encore Shop at (815) 300-7642 or Volunteers Services at Silver Cross Hospital at (815) 300-7117.
Over the past 10 years, the Advisory Board has donated more than $572,000 to Silver Cross for the purchase of X-ray equipment for the Emergency Department, ICU beds, laptop computers for Home Health nurses, dialysis and mammography equipment, surgery carts and instruments, cardiac software, and a new pick-up truck used to maintain the grounds of the hospital campus. The group recently completed a $75,000 pledge to purchase the water feature in the Dralle Serenity Garden outside the new Silver Cross Replacement Hospital which opened Feb. 26, 2012. The Advisory Board is currently raising funds to purchase six blanket warmers for the new hospital.
About Silver Cross Hospital
Silver Cross Hospital is a not-for-profit health care provider serving Will County and southwest suburban communities since 1895. Silver Cross has been recognized as a Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals National Award winner for the last seven consecutive years and as one of America’s Most Customer Friendly Hospitals by the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers. With over 2,900 employees, physicians and volunteers, Silver Cross operates a 289-bed acute care hospital and 10 satellite facilities providing outpatient services and physician offices. A state-of-the-art replacement hospital opened Feb. 26, 2012 at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. To learn more about Silver Cross Hospital or a referral to a physician on staff, visit www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).