Director of Marketing Cyndi Lundeberg and Director of Community outreach Erica Nansen prepare to meet participants and hand out Southern Hills gear.

Las Vegas, NV — Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center, an HCA Healthcare affiliated hospital, partnered with the Crohn’s and Colitis foundation for their annual Take Steps Walk.

To raise awareness about these diseases Southern Hills Hospital participated in the Take Steps walk, and were also proud sponsors of the event which took place at Sunset Park in Henderson on Saturday. More than 400 participants walked a mile and raised money through sponsorships. Beyond the walk, attendees were treated to free food, live entertainment, and games.

In total more than $70,000 was raised. The Southern Hills Hospital team raised more than $1,200.

The funds raised from the event will support patient programs, enhance professional education efforts and propel critical research for cures. Since its inception, the Take Steps walk has brought together more than 360,000 people and has raised more than $100 million dollars to support the foundation.

Southern Hills Hospital is a proud supporter of the Crohn’s and Colitis foundation, with our CEO Alexis Mussi serving on the board.