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Unity Health Foundation presents Spirit of Unity Award to Jamie Laughlin

Foundation news | Thursday, August 20, 2020

The Unity Health Foundation presented Jamie Laughlin, Director of Volunteer Services, with the Spirit of Unity Award on Wednesday, Aug. 19.

A gift to the foundation was donated in Laughlin’s name by Unity Health Auxiliary member, June Tripp.

“[Jamie] exemplifies the spirit by her devotion and support for the volunteers,” Tripp said. “She was, and is, an invaluable help, especially since [my husband’s] cancer diagnosis, surgeries and treatments. Any questions I may have had, she tried to answer honestly. She made a difficult time a whole lot easier to deal with.”

The Spirit of Unity Award is a way for patients, or family members of patients, to show their gratitude by giving a gift in an associate’s honor to the Unity Health Foundation. These gifts go toward health-related programs and services that will help ensure that Unity Health is here to care for patients for generations to come.

For more information about the Spirit of Unity Award, or to honor a Unity Health associate, visit or call (501) 278-3184.


The Unity Health Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit corporation that serves to provide support for Unity Health. Donations to the Unity Health Foundation provide Unity Health with funding for renovations, state-of-the-art equipment and special projects to enhance patient care. The foundation extends the mission of Unity Health to create a healthy community through medical excellence and compassionate care.

PHOTO: June Tripp (right) presents the Spirit of Unity Award to Unity Health Director of Volunteer Services Jamie Laughlin Thursday, Aug. 19, 2020.