Children's Hospital To Announce Multi-million Dollar Corporate Donation

New Children's Hospital Expansion
New Children's Hospital Expansion
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - April 19, 2016 - PRLog -- East Tennessee Children's Hospital will announce its largest corporate donation in the hospital's more than 78 year history on Tuesday, April 19, at 10 a.m. The multi-million dollar gift, from a local corporation, will help fund the hospital's $75 million dollar expansion project.

Key features of the new building, which is currently under construction, include:

- 245,000 square feet of new space.

- A new neonatal intensive care unit with 44-private rooms.

- A new inpatient/outpatient-surgery center.

- A family lounge and resource center overlooking a rooftop garden.

- Light-filled pedestrian walkways.

- Two levels of parking.

A special check presentation and naming ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. followed by a tour of the construction project.  Attendees can view artist renderings, as well as a 3-D Lego model of the new building.

Children's Hospital representatives, ambassador patients, and members of the donating corporation will be on hand for interviews following the announcement.

Media interested in covering the event should meet Public Relations Manager Erica Estep at the entrance of the construction project, located at the corner of White Avenue and 21st Street, at 9:45 a.m.

Learn more about Children's Hospital's new building expansion at

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