David Clark family gives $2.5 million to Children's Hospital | Arkansas Blog

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

David Clark family gives $2.5 million to Children's Hospital

Posted By on Wed, Jul 6, 2016 at 12:49 PM

click to enlarge NEW CENTER: For neglected children. - CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
  • Children's Hospital
  • NEW CENTER: For neglected children.

Arkansas Children's Hospital has announced a $2.5 million gift from the family of the late David M. Clark to support services for abused and neglected children. The hospital will dedicate Aug. 16 a new center to service victims of maltreatment and will name it the David M. Clark Center for Safe and Healthy Children. From a hospital release:

“Our Dad always had a soft spot in his heart for children,” says Elizabeth Taylor, President of Clark Family Foundation, Inc. “Throughout his life he wanted to ensure a healthy future for children throughout the region. Our family is proud to continue his legacy by giving a gift to help one of the most vulnerable pediatric populations in our state – the victims of child abuse and neglect.”

Construction of the David M. Clark Center for Safe and Healthy Children has been funded entirely through philanthropy, with several lead donors and many others contributing $11.3 million to the project. The 36,438-square-feet facility on the corner of Battery and 12th streets will house the Center for Children at Risk, Child Protection Center, Family Treatment Center and the Child Study Center.

Clark was a long supporter of hospital. he and has family have contributed particularly to cardiology services. The founder of an air cargo business, he died last year.


Tags: , , ,


Sign up for the Daily Update email
Favorite

Comments (2)

Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

  • Judge Griffen files appeal of case dismissal

    Judge Wendell Griffen has filed his request for the entire 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to hear his appeal of a 2-1 decision dismissing his lawsuit that his constitutional rights had been violated by the Arkansas Supreme Court in removing him from all death penalty cases.
    • Jul 16, 2018
  • The billionaires and their charter schools: Point/counterpoint

    A convergence of coverage today on charter schools, the play toys of the Billionaire Boys Club and a growing threat, particularly in Little Rock, to community public schools.
    • Jul 16, 2018
  • We have met the enemy: The open line

    The open line with a dose of Trump and other unhappy news.
    • Jul 15, 2018
  • More »

Readers also liked…

  • Your daily dose of Jason Rapert

    Sen. Jason Rapert really, really didn't like it when a KATV reporter asked him about the hypocrisy of his political arguments.
    • Feb 4, 2017
  • Trump's strangulation of Obamacare

    If he can't kill it outright, Donald Trump will do all he can to cripple Obamacare. Vox has detailed reporting on deep cuts in federal spending that support nonprofit agencies that help people sign up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
    • Sep 18, 2017
  • Campus gun bill clears committee

    The so-called compromise amendment that will allow anyone 25 or older with a training certificate carry a concealed weapon on public college campuses was approved in a Senate committee this afternoon.
    • Feb 21, 2017

Most Viewed

Most Recent Comments

Slideshows

 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation