Mahoning-Trumbull AFL-CIO Labor Council Surprise Meridian Residential Families with Toys

This holiday season, the AFL-CIO Labor Council of Mahoning and Trumbull Counties donated gifts to each child living at Meridian HealthCare’s seven residential sites. Bill Padisak, President, Mahoning-Trumbull Central Labor Council at American Federation of Labor Ohio AFL-CIO, collected the gifts at the Council’s Annual Holiday Party and presented them to the agency. Meridian employees volunteered to wrap and distribute the gifts.

“The Executive Board and Delegates of the Mahoning-Trumbull Labor Council, AFL-CIO were delighted to be able to touch the hearts of so many children in need over the Holidays,” stated Padisak. “We are grateful for an organization such as Meridian HealthCare that goes above and beyond to take care of these children undergoing such traumatic events in their young lives. We hope to continue and grow our relationship with Meridian in the future.”

Corporations and individuals can learn more about charitable in-kind donations to benefit patients and residents of Meridian HealthCare by visiting or calling 330-797-0070.


Photo caption (L-R) Meridian COO Darla Gallagher, CEO Larry Moliterno, Housing Director Sean Robinson, AFL-CIO President Bill Padisak, and Meridian Clinical Services Director Nikunj Patel pose in front of the toys provided by the Mahoning-Trumbull AFL-CIO Labor Council.