Collier Comes Together Disaster Relief Fund Receives $50,000 From Structure Medical to Assist Hurricane Irma Victims

Posted on September 26, 2017

The Collier Comes Together Disaster Relief Fund, established by the Community Foundation of Collier County in partnership with the United Way of Collier County, has received a $50,000 donation from Structure Medical of Naples, FL to provide assistance to Hurricane Irma victims in Collier County and the nonprofits that support them.

Structure Medical, founded in Naples, Florida in 2004, manufactures medical implants, instruments and cutting tools utilizing some of the most advanced technology available to produce spine, trauma and arthroscopic devices. They use the most advanced machine tools available in the world to create products that meet the highest quality standards. Structure Medical has earned significant market share due to their unique design and manufacturing ability and is a tier-one vendor to most of the top OEMs globally. Learn more at structuremedical.com.

Robert Boody, Structure Medical President & CEO, said, “The team at Structure Medical feels strongly about giving back to the community.  We are proud to support the Collier Comes Together Fund to help in this time of crisis and are confident that our funds will go where they are most needed for the Hurricane Irma recovery effort.”

The Collier Comes Together Disaster Relief Fund has raised approximately $900,000 for Hurricane Irma victims to date and has already provided immediate funds directly to hurricane victims to help with needs such as food, housing, gas, and lost income.

To donate to the Collier Comes Together Fund, visit cfcollier.org to donate online or checks can be mailed to the Community Foundation at 1110 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 200, Naples, FL 34108.  Cash donations are also welcome for those who would like to donate in person at the Community Foundation office.  Receipts will be provided. 100% of donations collected are distributed to victims and their families.

“We greatly appreciate the generous donation from Structure Medical to provide assistance to the victims of Hurricane Irma,” said Eileen Connolly-Keesler, Community Foundation President & CEO.  “We know victims are in dire need in these hard-hit areas of Collier County and we want to do what we can to help. Together, with our community partners, we can come to the aid of those most in need.”