$1.3 Million+ gift to MetroHealth highlights end of HKM president’s tenure as Foundation Board chair

An unprecedented gift of more than $1.3 million to MetroHealth by The MetroHealth Foundation Board of Directors capped HKM President Rob Durham’s four-year tenure as Board chair.

The announcement was made at the Board’s annual meeting on Thursday, May 24.

The gift will help MetroHealth continue to provide high-quality care that is accessible to all. It is the largest Board gift in the history of the foundation. The MetroHealth System has been serving the medical needs of the Greater Cleveland community since 1837.

MH Rob  Dave Jacobs“Our board believes in MetroHealth and is proud of its legacy of caring for Greater Cleveland. We felt that our 175th anniversary year was the time to make a difference. This commitment will position MetroHealth to serve our community for many years to come,” said Rob Durham, outgoing Board chair.

At the meeting, Mr. Durham (left) welcomed David C. Jacobs (right) as the new Board chair. Mr. Durham will continue to serve as a Lifetime member on the Board.