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WHITE-WILSON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION HELPS KIDS START THE SCHOOL YEAR OFF RIGHT

FORT WALTON BEACH, Florida – August 18, 2014 — On Friday, the White-Wilson Community Foundation delivered 32 backpacks filled with school supplies to the children of Children in Crisis. Employees from the Emerald Coast Surgery Center and White-Wilson Medical Center filled backpacks with notebooks, paper, pencils and everything needed for a fresh start to a new school year.

"I am always amazed by the generosity of our staff. The White-Wilson Family is a giving group that I am proud to be a part of," says White-Wilson CEO, Alan Gieseman.

Children in Crisis is a 501(c)(3) charity that provides homes for abused, neglected and abandoned children of all ages. The White-Wilson Community Foundation Backpack Program ensured that each school-aged child received a new backpack filled with supplies.

About the White-Wilson Community Foundation:
The White-Wilson Community Foundation was formed in 2012 to help improve health care in Okaloosa, Walton and Santa Rosa Counties through service and education. The Foundation believes it is important to educate the community on the importance of preventive health care and to support organizations and charities in the community that provide health services to individuals in need. For more information, please visit whitewilsoncommunityfoundation.org.