Christiana Care Health System Trustee Michael Uffner and his team at Delaware Subaru presented a generous gift to Christiana Care to support the special needs of babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and their parents.
The gift of $13,200 was part of the proceeds from the Wilmington dealership’s “Share the Love” campaign.
“Christiana Care is where so many Delaware families get their start, and it’s important they have access to the highest quality care and technology for a healthy beginning,” said Uffner, president, chairman and CEO at Delaware Subaru and Auto Team Delaware. “Delaware Subaru is honored to support the work they do and give back to our neighbors and friends in the community.”
Over the past four years, Uffner and his team have given Christiana Care more than $50,000 as part of their effort to “Share the Love,” which designates funds from every Subaru sold between November and January to select nonprofits.
“Delaware Subaru’s ‘Share the Love’ campaign complements Christiana Care’s values of Excellence and Love,” said David A. Paul, M.D., chair of Pediatrics at Christiana Care and clinical leader of the Women and Children’s Service Line. “They understand the importance of helping others with compassion and generosity, and we are grateful for their ongoing support.”
Christiana Hospital is the only delivering hospital in the state to offer a Level III NICU. The unit, fully equipped with advanced technology and expert neonatal specialists, averages 1,200 admissions a year. Subaru’s philanthropy comes as Christiana Care enhances its Women and Children’s services and builds a state-of-the-art facility at Christiana Hospital, opening in 2020.