Anonymous Donor Gives $1 million to Support Remarkable Begins With You Capital Campaign


Eastern Maine Medical Center Foundation will announce a gift of $1 million to support the Eastern Maine Medical Center Remarkable Begins With You capital campaign at a ceremony Thursday, August 14. The generous gift was given in honor of EMMC physician Felix Hernandez, MD by an anonymous grateful patient. The gift will name the new Cardiac Surgical and Critical Care Units, which comprise the fifth floor of the building currently under construction at EMMC, in honor of Dr. Hernandez and his team of care providers.

The EMMC Remarkable Begins With You capital campaign benefits EMMC’s Modernization Project which will provide state-of-the-art operating rooms, consolidated heart care, updated area for laboring moms and their babies, new neonatal intensive care space, and more private rooms for patients from throughout the region.

Dr. Hernandez and his team will be recognized during a ceremony at EMMC on August 14 at 11 am. Members of the media are invited to attend; please call the EMMC media line at 973.9530 or by email to confirm your attendance.

For more information about the EMMC Remarkable Begins With You campaign, contact Richard Smith, capital campaign communications specialist at 973.9624 or