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Gift from GPO Federal Credit Union Funds New Patient Transport Van for MVHS

UTICA, NY – The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Foundations recently received a donation from GPO Federal Credit Union to purchase a new van to be used for patient transport. The van will offer complimentary transportation to and from medical appointments for individuals in the community who are supported by Senior Network Health Services. 

The van will shuttle patients to and from appointments and multiple service sites including Senior Network Health, Adult Day Healthcare and the Cancer Center, among others.

“Our donation of the wheelchair-accessible van will help transport patients at MVHS,” said Nick Mayhew, President and CEO of GPO Federal Credit Union. “Through this gift, the hospital is able to transport patients to appointments, events and activities at off-site locations that help ensure the best pathway for treatment and recovery. GPO Federal Credit Union is proud to help support MVHS and the above-and-beyond local services they provide for their patients.”  

John Forbes, Vice President of Philanthropy for the MVHS Foundations expressed his gratefulness toward GPO Federal Credit Union.

“The MVHS Foundations are committed to making a difference each and every day throughout MVHS,” Forbes said. “It’s a difference we could not make without the generosity and leadership of the wonderful business partners within our community. We are immensely thankful to GPO Federal Credit Union for their consistent and continued support of our healthcare system and for their desire to make such a significant impact toward the patient experience at MVHS.”  

Media Contact: 
Kelly Sperling
Communications Specialist
315-624-5581
ksperlin@mvhealthsystem.org