May 5, 2009
- WHO: Memorial Hospital
- WHAT: A welcome reception for Mr. Hamad Al-Dosari, Senior Diplomat at the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Washington
- WHEN: Thursday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
- WHERE: Memorial Hospital Atrium, just off the parking garage
- BACKGROUND: In 2006, the Qatar Hope Fund was established by Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar. The Qatar Hope Fund was awarded to seven Gulf Coast area organizations after Hurricane Katrina. Memorial was given $10.8 million to assist victims of Katrina with medical care not covered by insurance or other funding.