Spectrum Health Lakeland Auxiliary Pledges $500,000 to Pavilion
Oct 2, 2019 Share

(ST. JOSEPH) – The Spectrum Health Lakeland Auxiliary pledged an additional $500,000 to the Lakeland Medical Center Pavilion project, bringing their total gift to $1 million, the organization’s largest pledge to the hospital to date. Funds donated will support the renovation of the Courtyard Café and Main Street which will connect the front of the hospital to the new Pavilion when the project is complete in 2020.

"Since the Foundation’s inception, the Auxiliary, which is powered by the loving strength of our volunteers, continues to be one of our top donors,” said Brandi Smith, president, Spectrum Health Lakeland Foundation. “The volunteers serve in so many ways that touch our families and visitors. They truly are the heart of Lakeland and we’re so grateful for their commitment.”

“The Spectrum Health Lakeland Auxiliary is pleased to renew our commitment to the Lakeland Medical Center Pavilion in the form of an additional $500,000 pledge, bringing the total to $1 million,” said Linda Freeze, president, Spectrum Health Lakeland Auxiliary. “The new pavilion is one example of how our devoted volunteers are dedicated to serving our communities.”

To date, local organizations, community members, and Lakeland team members have donated more than $5.7 million in support of the Pavilion. For continued updates on the project, including architectural animations, visit

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