Norton Healthcare receives its largest private individual gift of $15 million

Wendy Novak (holding the sign) and her husband David (pink tie standing in back) have made a...
Wendy Novak (holding the sign) and her husband David (pink tie standing in back) have made a $15 million gift to Norton Healthcare and Norton Children’s Hospital to establish the Wendy Novak Diabetes Institute.(Source: Michael Flynn, WAVE News)
Published: Oct. 4, 2022 at 8:50 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 4, 2022 at 11:39 AM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Norton Healthcare celebrated its largest private individual gift in organization’s 130-year history on Tuesday.

It comes from Wendy and David Novak, who are committed a $15 million gift to the hospital to establish the Wendy Novak Diabetes Institute.

Norton Healthcare and Norton Children’s will be able to serve more patients than before thanks to this gift.

David Novak is the co-founder and retired chair and chief executive officer of Yum Brands.

Wendy was diagnosed with diabetes as a child.

Watch the announcement in the video player below

We’ll have more information and reaction later on WAVE News.