Marsland Foundation gives $1M to aid Shriners' project
Shriners Hospital for Children yesterday received a $1 million donation from the Marsland Foundation, the hospital announced.
The donation will go toward a $73 million capital improvement project of the Shriners hospital on Punahou Street.
With the donation, the hospital has raised $11.3 million from the community for the hospital.
It still needs about $2.7 million in community donations.
Shriners has committed $59 million to the work. Construction at the hospital started in August 2007, and is in the second of three phases of work. The hospital is expected to be completed by summer 2010.