It's another example of Texans helping Texans as the great people over at the Kiwanis Club of Victoria Foundation have stepped up big to help out Citizens Medical Center’s Birth Center. A press release sent out by Jennifer McDaniel from Citizens Medical shared the news on Tuesday.

The photo above shows a check presentation from Kiwanis to Citizens Medical for the amount of $16,785 dollars. The funds will help provide new bassinets for the Birth Center. Sherry Lynch, the Citizens Birth Center Director said, “We are so thankful for the generosity of our local Kiwanis Club. Our babies and families will benefit from the Kiwanis’ kindness for many years to come."

Brandon Lee is the President of the Kiwanis Club of Victoria. He said, “We often refer to a phrase we’ve coined – ‘Kids need Kiwanis and Kiwanis Need Kids’, which is the ‘why’ behind Kiwanis giving to children and our community. It means so much to us to have the opportunity to share our fundraising efforts to benefit the hospital’s tiniest patients and their families.”

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About Citizens Medical Center
Citizens Medical Center is a regional hospital known for compassionate patient care, clinical expertise, and bringing advanced medical services to the South Texas region since 1956. Today, Citizens is a 317-bed acute care hospital with over 1,100 employees. Citizens Medical Center is recognized for its outstanding cardiology program which includes a nationally accredited Chest Pain Center. Citizens has a Comprehensive, Accredited Bariatric Surgery program, a nationally accredited Comprehensive Community Cancer Program by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and have a 24/7 emergency department, advanced Level III Trauma facility and onsite medical helicopter, a Primary Stroke Center, imaging and surgery center, sleep study center, Citizens Birth Center with labor and delivery, state-of-the-art rehabilitation and fitness center, urology center and daVinci robotics minimally invasive surgery options, a home health agency, and has a long history of providing continuing education for healthcare providers and the community.

About Kiwanis Club of Victoria

The Kiwanis Club of Victoria’s mission is to serve the children and youth of Victoria, TX through partnerships with area organizations while establishing and enjoying relationships with like-minded members. Kiwanis International is a "family" of organizations that focuses on teaching children about the responsibilities of good citizenship, community service and embracing leadership. Kiwanis Club of Victoria aligns with Kiwanis International and has a rich history of serving children in Victoria, TX since 1946. A multi-generational, multi-ethnic, and interdenominational group, the Kiwanis Club of Victoria truly reflects the heart and soul of our community.

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