Hospital gets NIS 2m. infusion of funds
By MIRIAM BULWAR DAVID-HAY (TRANSLATED)
July 22, 2009 16:32
More than NIS 2 million was raised for Ra'anana's renowned Beit Loewenstein rehabilitation hospital at a special fund-raising event last week, reports www.local.co.il. More than 4,000 people watched popular singers Miri Mesika and Rita perform at the city's park amphitheater for the function, which was organized by the Friends of Beit Loewenstein organization.
According to the report, all proceeds from the fund-raising event are being donated to the hospital, which is currently constructing a new building for patients. Among the many VIPs at the concert were Welfare and Social Services Minister Isaac Herzog, Mayor Nahum Hofree, former mayor and current MK Ze'ev Bielski, Knesset member Ofer Pines and numerous members of Israel's business establishment.