Sun Capital foundation, founders donate $1m to Boca Raton hospital

The campaign supports current and future needs of the hospital.

Sun Capital’s partners foundation, along with founders Rodger Krouse and Marc Leder and families, donated $1 million to Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation Keeping the Promise Campaign. The campaign supports current and future needs of the hospital.

Press Release

Sun Capital Partners Foundation, Inc., together with its founders Rodger R. Krouse and Marc J. Leder and their families, has made a $1 million donation to Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation’s Keeping the Promise Campaign to support the current and future needs of the hospital so it can continue to deliver quality healthcare to the community.

“This generous gift from the Sun Capital Partners Foundation, Rodger and Hillary Krouse, and Marc and Lisa Leder will enable our hospital to better serve the evolving healthcare needs of our community for years to come,” said Lincoln Mendez, Chief Executive Officer of Boca Raton Regional Hospital. “We are deeply appreciative of their past support, and this new commitment to our efforts to modernize and renovate our campus, add key services and new technology capabilities, and continuously improve the experience for patients and their families, physicians, staff, and visitors.”

“Boca Raton Regional Hospital has been committed to providing quality healthcare to the community for over 50 years, and we are honored to support this important institution as it embarks on its most ambitious period of growth and expansion,” said Leder. “As local residents operating a global business headquartered here for the past 25 years, we and the Sun Capital family truly appreciate the dedication and hard work that front line healthcare professionals do every day to keep community residents safe and healthy.”

Krouse and Leder, who have been long-time personal supporters of Boca Raton Regional Hospital, started the Sun Capital Partners Foundation in the belief that success brings with it a responsibility to make a difference in local communities. By supporting outstanding local organizations, it aims to fulfill its mission of promoting sustainable and positive change. Sun Capital Partners Foundation has donated more than $14 million to more than 700 local, national and international organizations.

Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation has launched the largest capital campaign in its history, called “Keeping the Promise,” to support projects meeting the future needs of the institution and the local community. There are plans for a new patient tower that will feature an expansion of surgical suites, an inviting patient lobby and all private patient rooms. The plan also includes a medical pavilion for outpatient services, additional parking, the complete renovation of the current hospital building including all private rooms and other services. These investments are the initial steps toward an even broader vision for the campus over the next decade with greater access points and even more specialties.

About Sun Capital Partners Foundation, Inc.

Sun Capital Partners Foundation, Inc. was established in 2007 to unite Sun Capital’s employees, portfolio companies and business partners in a purposeful philanthropic effort. Since its inception, the Foundation has donated more than $14 million to more than 700 local, national and international organizations. Sun Capital Partners founders Rodger R. Krouse and Marc J. Leder have always believed that success brings with it a responsibility to make a difference in our communities. By supporting innovative organizations, the Foundation aims to fulfill its mission of promoting sustainable, positive change through social engagement and giving back.

About Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation

The Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization for Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Boca Raton Regional Hospital is an advanced, tertiary medical center (BRRH.com) with 400 beds, 2,800 employees and more than 800 primary and specialty physicians on staff. The Hospital is a recognized leader in Oncology, Cardiovascular Disease and Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Orthopedics, Women’s Health, Emergency Medicine and the Neurosciences, all of which offer state-of-the-art diagnostic and imaging capabilities. The Hospital is a designated Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA). BRRH is recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 – 2020 Best Hospitals listing as a Top Ranked Regional Hospital, for the fourth consecutive year, and the highest ranked hospital in Palm Beach County. Boca Raton Regional Hospital is a part of Baptist Health South Florida.