Robert Packer Hospital Auxiliary Named Title Sponsor of the Sold-Out Guthrie Gala

September 3, 2019

The Robert Packer Hospital Auxiliary is the title sponsor of the 2019 Guthrie Gala.  

The Guthrie Gala is the premiere fundraiser for Sayre House of Hope, raising over $100,000 each year. The Sayre House of Hope is a nonprofit facility located near Guthrie’s campus in Sayre, Pa. Sayre House of Hope’s mission is to alleviate the financial and emotional burdens on patients and families during a medical crisis by providing affordable temporary housing and support.  

Kyle McDuffee, President of the Robert Packer Hospital Auxiliary said, “We are so happy to have been able to do this for the Sayre House of Hope. When the auxiliary was asked to serve as the title sponsor for this year’s Guthrie Gala, the members unanimously agreed, knowing the crucial need this meets for Guthrie’s patients.”   

The Guthrie Gala will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Tioga Downs Event Center in Nichols, N.Y. Tickets for the event are sold out.  

Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and upstate New York, serving patients from a twelve-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., Troy, Pa. and Cortland, N.Y., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 325 physicians and 210 advanced practice providers offering 47 specialties through a regional office network providing primary and specialty care in 22 communities in Pennsylvania and New York. In addition, Guthrie offers home medical equipment and respiratory therapy products at seven convenient Med Supply Depot locations. Guthrie provides a wide range of services and programs to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.