$25 Million Donation to Scripps Encinitas Makes Headlines

Philanthropic gift is the largest in hospital’s history

The $25 million Lusardi donation will cover the construction of the future Lusardi Tower at Scripps Encinitas.

Architectural rendering of Lusardi Tower

Philanthropic gift is the largest in hospital’s history

News outlets recently covered a $25 million donation from philanthropists Warner and Debbie Lusardi to Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. The gift will help fund a new acute care hospital tower and pulmonary institute at Scripps Encinitas. Site work on the project is expected to begin in 2022 and the first phase of the facility is expected to be open for patient care in 2025. 


Read the article in The San Diego Union-Tribune: A $25 million gift from the Lusardi family helps build new hospital tower at Scripps Encinitas


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