DaVita, the kidney care division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, announced a $2,000 contribution to Gulfstream Goodwill Industries. On Dec. 6, DaVita’s Sunsational Division clinics, comprising 14 facilities that cover Palm Beach county and half of Broward County, presented Gulfstream Goodwill Industries with a $2,000 check as part of a charitable giving contribution. Gulfstream Goodwill Industries is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports disabled children and adults, along with providing homeless services, employment services and youth programs throughout Palm Beach County. DaVita’s Sunsational Division clinics chose to donate to Gulfstream Goodwill Industries because of its commitment to helping those with disabilities.
“We personally identify with and appreciate the much-needed services provided by the staff of Goodwill,” said Marcous Gardner, regional operations director for DaVita. “Similar to the mission of Goodwill, DaVita strives to eliminate the barriers presented by kidney disease and help our patients maintain a high-quality life, despite their disease diagnosis.” Brian Edwards of Gulfstream Goodwill Industries said the DaVita contribution will go a long way to support its mission. “This donation will go far to help those we serve within our programs and services,” said Edwards. “We are very grateful for all that DaVita does.” DaVita, a leading provider of kidney care services committed to improving the quality of life for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease, is dedicated to spreading ripples of citizen leadership through its Trilogy of Care – caring for its patients, caring for each other and caring for the world.