West Cal Hospital receives donation from Cheniere for employee relief fund

West Cal Hospital receives donation from Cheniere for employee relief fund
West Cal Hospital receives donation from Cheniere for employee relief fund (Source: West Cal)

SULPHUR, La. (KPLC) - The West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital (WCCH) Foundation announced Monday that they have received a donation to help start a employee relief fund for WCCH employees.

Cheniere gave WCCH the donation for the amount of $200,000.

“While our facility may have sustained damage, the spirit of our employees and this community will carry us through. We are so thankful to have generous and compassionate community partners, like Cheniere, reach out to offer financial assistance to our employees who are dealing with personal loss,” said Janie Frugé, CEO of West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital.

According to WCCH, the funds will be used to establish an employee assistance fund, which will provide relief for employees who have suffered financial hardship because of Hurricane Laura.

Employees will be able to apply for assistance. They can use their funds to cover housing, financial hardships, food and other expenses related to displacement from Hurricane Laura.

“Our business is global, but we live and work in this community. It is an honor to support the front-line employees of WCCH who have endured significant hardships this year,” said Amy Miller, Local Government & Community Affairs Supervisor for Cheniere.

“The WCCH Foundation is vital to our community’s healthcare infrastructure in Southwest Louisiana. Because of partners like Cheniere, we will be able to meet the needs of our employees, patients and this community,” said Anne Billeaudeaux, Executive Director of the West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital Foundation.

For more information on the WCCH Foundation or to make a donation, call (337) 313-1455 or visit WCCH’s website.

For more information on Cheniere, please visit their website.

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