Mission Hospital Foundation
Valiant Women of Mission Hospital raises nearly $200,000 (net) to support
Mission Hospital physicians and nurses walked the runway showcasing spring
designs from the retailers at The Shops at Mission, the event’s
Valiant Women of Mission Hospital celebrated Beaches and Bling at the 22nd Annual Valiant Women Luncheon and Fashion Show on Friday, May 4 at the
beautiful Monarch Beach Resort. Nearly $200,000 (net) was raised by the
event to support Valiant Women’s bold commitment to generate more
than $1.6 million over the next five years.
In addition to their continued support for Mission Women's Wellness
Center, Mission Maternity Center and nursing scholarships, Valiant Women
is raising funds to purchase a mobile 3D Tomosynthesis Mammography unit
and da Vinci operating bed for women’s surgeries.
One of the most inspirational moments of the event was the story shared
by Natalie Grumet. Natalie was shot in the face at the Route 91 Country
Music Festival in Las Vegas in October 2017. Natalie and her husband,
Jason talked about her extensive injuries and her journey home to Mission
Hospital for treatment and healing. “One of my first memories was
Jason talking to me about going home to Mission Hospital to continue my
care,” shared Natalie. “My heart ached to be home; to be safe.
I want to thank every physician, nurse and clinician who cared for me
from the bottom of my heart. I can never thank you enough.”
A team of Mission Hospital physicians and nurses served as fashion models,
showcasing spring designs from retailers at The Shops at Mission Viejo.
This year several firefighters from local stations also walked the runway
to support Mission Hospital. Fashion show retailers included Banana Republic,
Brighton Collectibles, Chico’s, Lululemon, Fredric H. Rubel Jewelers,
Soma, Tommy Bahama and White House | Black Market. Models had their hair
styled compliments of Toni & Guy and makeup provided by MAC Cosmetics.
The event was made possible through the generous support of Presenting
Sponsor - The Shops at Mission Viejo and Valiant Sponsors - Golden State
Foods and Mark and Ginny Wetterau, Jeanne and Igor Olenicoff and an anonymous donor.
To learn more about how you can become involved in Valiant Women, please
contact Jessika Abbott at
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