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St. Elizabeth’s Hospital receives $1 million donation


The owner of a Belleville roofing company has given $1 million to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital.

Catherine Taylor Yank, who owns Taylor Roofing Co. with her husband, Greg Yank, gave $1 million in the form of a life insurance policy to the HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Foundation, according to a news release from the hospital.

“Catherine’s gift is a testament to her selflessness and commitment to fortifying the legacy of the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis,” said Peg Sebastian, the president and CEO of HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, in the release.

The release also noted that Taylor Yank is involved in the O’Fallon Rotary Club and is the chair of the St. Elizabeth’s Foundation Leadership Council.