The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians is proud to support Sutter Amador Hospital with a $100,000 donation.
The contribution will directly impact Sutter Amador Hospital’s Area of Greatest Need Fund, which supports the hospital’s emerging and critical needs, unexpected challenges and new technological advancements.
“The Tribe commends Sutter Amador Hospital, especially for their hard work and dedication in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope that this donation will aid in enhancing patient care while helping to meet the growing needs of our community,” said Adam Dalton, Tribal Chairman of the Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians.
Members of the Tribal Council and Crystal Jack, CEO of Jackson Rancheria, formally presented the donation to Sutter Amador Hospital this morning.
“The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians is proud to have the ability to support Sutter Amador Hospital and their unwavering efforts to provide essential and exceptional medical care,” said Crystal Jack, CEO of Jackson Rancheria.
Sutter Amador Hospital will utilize the donation on programs and equipment that will be most beneficial for patients and the community.
“Sutter Amador Hospital has a long history of taking care of this community and that includes responding to urgent public health challenges, such as infectious diseases like COVID-19. Donor support continues to enhance our access to resources that help keep our employees, physicians and patients safe as we support our communities through any challenges that may come our way,” said Rachael McKinney, Hospital Area CEO for Sutter Amador Hospital.
About the Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians
The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians own and operate Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort, which includes the Casino, Hotel, RV Park, General Store & Gas Station. Jackson Rancheria is one of the largest employers in Amador County. The Tribe is committed to supporting charitable programs, protecting the environment, and contributing to the county. The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians was first recognized by the Federal Government in 1898.
About Sutter Amador Hospital
Sutter Amador Hospital is a community-based, not-for-profit hospital with 52 licensed beds and is the only hospital in Amador County, serving a population of more than 40,000. Sutter Amador Hospital provides comprehensive services, including 24-hour emergency care, critical care, diagnostic imaging, family birth center, surgery, orthopedics and laboratory services. The Sutter Amador Hospital philanthropy committee raises funds for a wide variety of initiatives that build and sustain healthy communities, enhance patient care, and help meet the growing needs of our communities.
In photo from left to right:
Becky Thompson: Sutter Amador Hospital Director of Philanthropy, David Carlson: Sutter Amador Hospital Foundation Board, Sylvia Banzon: Sutter Amador Hospital Director of Quality and Patient Safety, Michael Cureton: Sutter Amador Hospital Chief Administrative Officer, Rachael McKinney: Sutter Amador Hospital Hospital Area CEO, Crystal Jack: Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians CEO, Rebecca Tracy: Sutter Amador Hospital Chief Nursing Executive, Robert Dalton: Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians Tribal Vice Chairman