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Humana gift helps Community Connections reduce emergency visits

Kasey Kure, 33, used to visit Community Regional Medical Center’s emergency department about once a week because of seizures and other medical problems. He lived occasionally on friends’ couches, but mostly on the street or in a shelter and he didn’t have a regular doctor or money to pay for medication – until he met Xochitl Valenzuela, an outreach specialist with the hospital’s Community Connections program.

NICU babies benefit from Fansler Foundation gift

Thanks to a $100,000 gift from the Fansler Foundation babies in Community Regional Medical Center’s Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) have a little more elbow room to help their healing.

The NICU expanded in 2011 – from 65- to 84-beds – making it one of the largest in California. Work completed on the expanded unit includes updated countertops, painting, flooring and equipment.

Community loses its biggest fan

Community Medical Centers has lost one of our iconic supporters; Pete P. Peters passed away peacefully at his Fresno countryside home this week.

A family challenges others to support hospital expansion

A few months ago during the holiday season, Clovis Community Medical Center got a huge surprise gift under its tree from Greg and Karen Musson, Linda Salwasser and local agriculture company – Gar Tootelian, Inc.

RBC Wealth Management gives to Terry's House

RBC Wealth Management’s George Bedrosian (left) and Marc Otta (far right) presented a $4,000 check to help support Terry’s House – the two-story, 20-room hospitality home across the street from Community Regional Medical Center in downtown Fresno.


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Terry's House: A Look Back

Take a look back at Terry's House — how it has helped and the lives it has changed — a year after opening its doors to families with loved ones in critical care at Community Regional Medical Center.

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Terry's House celebrates first year

Terry's House celebrates one year of helping families stay close to their loved ones in critical condition at Community Regional Medical Center. Take a look back at how it has helped and the lives it has changed.

Hospital system’s “community benefits:" $134 million

Community Medical Centers provided nearly $134 million in uncompensated services to the medically underserved in fiscal year 2010/2011, equivalent to more than 12 percent of its total expenses, according to the nonprofit hospital system’s annual community benefits report filed with the State of California.

Nativity donated to Terry’s House

Terry’s House, a hospitality home for families whose loved ones are receiving critical care at Community Regional Medical Center in downtown Fresno, was the recipient of an anonymous donation – a nativity. Staff and volunteers set up the nativity in the foyer so that families can enjoy a little bit of Christmas as they go to and from visiting their loved ones in the hospital.

Burn Center benefits from California Fireman’s Muster Association Gift

The Leon S. Peters Burn Center at Community Regional Medical Center received a $10,000 gift from the California Fireman’s Muster Association just in time for the holidays.