Simply Grateful patient testimonials


Addison's parents

"Our family depended 100% on the care of the NICU staff to keep our baby girl, Addison (born 6 weeks early), healthy and growing. Our primary nurses, Annie and Rebecca, provided great encouragement and support to our family during this fragile and frightening time. Because of the NICU team’s amazing level of care and genuine love and passion, Addison is now thriving at almost two years old! "

Dr. James Leo and Dr. Nilesh Vora


"Dr. James Leo and Dr. Nilesh Vora are special people with knowledge and care above and beyond. So grateful to them for everything they've done for my mom and now for me. Thanks also to all great professionals at Long Beach Medical Center, from transport to techs to nurses."



“I’m thankful for everyone I’ve met on this journey. From my yoga survivors’ class at Long Beach Medical Center to my care team, everyone is so positive and embracing."



“Thanks to the specialized care of multiple specialists, nurses, therapists, child life and the rest of the multi-disciplinary team, Caleb is now back to doing what he does best. After his time at Miller Children’s & Women’s, he has been very social and enjoying playing handball”, says Caleb’s mother, Christine.

Simply Grateful FAQs

How can I make a gift?

To make your donation online, please visit our secure online donation page here.

For donations by mail:

Please make your check payable to Memorial Medical Center Foundation and send your donation to the following address:

Memorial Medical Center Foundation
Simply Grateful Program
2801 Atlantic Ave.
Long Beach, CA

On the memo line, please indicate the fund you would like to support.
(E.g. Long Beach Medical Center, Miller Children's & Women's, MHVI, Todd Cancer Institute).

You are welcome to include a message of gratitude and include what inspired you go make a gift in honor of a MemorialCare physician and/or a team member. The message will be shared with the honoree.

How will the staff member be recognized?

The MemorialCare physician or team member will receive an acknowledgment letter in recognition of your testimonial and gift made in their honor. All gift amounts will remain confidential.

Can I speak with someone by phone about making a gift?

To make a gift by credit card or to speak to a development team member, please call (562) 933-4483 between 8 a.m and 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday (except major holidays).

If you call outside these hours, please leave a message and your call will be returned during the next business day.

I am a MemorialCare physician and/or a team member, can I make a gift in honor of a colleague at MemorialCare?

MemorialCare physicians and team members can recognize one or more colleagues. You are encouraged to recognize a colleague, supervisor, or even someone from another department who have gone above and beyond in supporting you professionally and represent our mission of providing compassionate community care.