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"We hope that by shining a light on their compassionate work, others will join us in supporting them."
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, December 03, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Oklahoma-based Manhattan Road & Bridge Company, a member of the Manhattan Construction Group family of companies, generously donated $15,000 to The 'Children's Center Rehabilitation Hospital, becoming one of the first corporate Christmas Heroes of 2020. The donated funds will be allocated to the areas of greatest patient need in the coming months.
"During construction of the John Kilpatrick Turnpike bridge project at Highway 66, our team heard story after story about the life-saving work by The Children's Center Rehabilitation Hospital, located near our job site," said Eric Mainka, Manhattan Road & Bridge project manager. "In the tradition of giving back to the communities in which we build, we wanted to support the hospital's mission to maximize the potential of the lives of children. We hope that by shining a light on their compassionate work, others will join us in supporting them."
The Children's Center Rehabilitation Hospital and Manhattan were both founded in Oklahoma in the late 19th century and share rich histories strongly rooted in shared core values. Receiving this recognition and support from such a well-regarded Oklahoma company is deeply appreciated by the hospital.
"The Manhattan team is a special group of people that cares deeply about their community. The children in our hospital will be blessed by their loving support this Christmas," said Nico Gomez, CEO, The 'Children's Center Rehabilitation Hospital. "The Manhattan Road & Bridge Company is building a connection to these wonderful patients on a foundation of love and support that makes a positive difference in these 'children's lives."
Because of COVID-19 protocols, the hospital must limit in-kind donations this year, making donations such as Manhattan Road & 'Bridge's especially important. The 'hospital's Christmas Heroes campaign offers donors the opportunity to make a flexible donation. All donations will be used to purchase developmental and basic needs items that support the 'hospital's high standards of medical care and benefit the individuality of every patient from newborn to young adult.
For more information on Christmas Heroes, please visit https://www.miracleshappenhere.org/ways-to-give/christmas-heroes/.
About The Children's Center Rehabilitation Hospital: The Children's Center Rehabilitation Hospital is an innovative leader in the field of pediatric rehabilitation and 24-hour complex care. The hospital offers inpatient and outpatient services for children (ages 0-21) and is the only inpatient pediatric rehabilitation facility in Oklahoma. Our CARF accredited multidisciplinary team works with patients and their families to maximize the patient's physical and cognitive potential, and ensure the family has the training and resources needed for a smooth transition from hospital to home.
About Manhattan Road & Bridge Company: Manhattan Road & Bridge Company is part of Manhattan Construction Group, a fifth-generation Rooney family-owned construction company with operations in the building, civil, pipeline, and specialty construction segments. Manhattan Road & Bridge Company provides bridge and heavy infrastructure construction services throughout Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Florida. From massive inner-city bridge projects to intricate decorative and stained concrete bridge construction, the company's expertise includes turn-key bridge projects, bridge repair, and pile driving services. Manhattan is among Engineering News-Record's "2019 Top Contractors in Transportation" and ranks #11 nationally in bridge construction.
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