The Grunin Foundation Makes $3 Million Gift to Advance PCT Programs at Hackensack Meridian Health

The Hackensack Meridian Health Meridian Health Foundation secured a $3 million gift from the Grunin Foundation to create patient care technician (PCT) preceptorship and apprenticeship programs that will provide a career ladder for team members looking to move into long-term, higher paying clinical positions such as nursing, while offering growth opportunities for team members who want to build a lifelong career as a PCT, including mentorship and leadership responsibilities. The programs will also provide employment opportunities for local community members with limited education who want to begin a career in health care.

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Bayshore Medical Center Foundation Board Members Launch Fundraising Campaign in Support of Dr. Robert H. Harris Emergency Care Center

The Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees has launched a fundraising campaign to secure donations in support of the future Dr. Robert H. Harris Emergency Care Center at Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center, named by Mary Ellen Harris and the Golden Dome Foundation, which officially broke ground in October 2019.

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Spirit Halloween Donates Nearly $72,000 to the Child Life Program at K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital

For the fourth consecutive year, Spirit Halloween has provided a significant grant to Hackensack Meridian Health K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center. The recent gift, provided through the Spirit of Children program, represents collections during the 2019 Halloween season, and totaled $71,870, bringing the organization’s overall donations to nearly $280,000.

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University Radiology Makes Major Gift in Support of New Emergency Department at Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge

Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation is pleased to announce a gift of $150,000 from University Radiology in support of the new Emergency Department currently under construction at the Old Bridge campus of Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center.

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Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation Welcomes New Trustee

Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Jane Mueller to the Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees.

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Meridian Health Foundation’s 22nd Annual Gala Raises $1.7 Million

Hackensack Meridian Health Meridian Health Foundation is pleased to announce its 22nd Annual Gala, the Giving Heals Gala, raised nearly $1.7 million for the organization. Taking place at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa Conference Center in Atlantic City on Saturday, November 23, 700 guests joined together to honor Gordon Litwin, chair of the Hackensack Meridian Health Board of Trustees, for his longtime dedication to improving health care for New Jersey residents. The signature fundraising event benefitted Hackensack Meridian Health’s central and southern region not-for-profit medical centers and community health programs.

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More than $38,000 Raised for Southern Ocean Medical Center Foundation at Links for Life Fundraiser

Little Egg Harbor resident Bette Bauer and LuCille Perry of Northborough, Mass., raised more than $38,000 for Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center Foundation by hosting Links for Life at Sea Oaks Country Club on October 7. The golf outing welcomed 120 golfers, and 240 total attendees, who gathered to raise funds in support of the cancer center at Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center.

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$350,000 Gift Made to Support Pediatric Palliative Care at K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital

The Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation is pleased to announce a gift of $350,000 from the Morris and Clara Weshnak Family Foundation, administered by Barry and Carol Anne Cawley Weshnak, in support of the Pediatric Palliative Care Program at Hackensack Meridian Health K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital. The program helps children living with chronic illnesses and life-threatening medical conditions by working to improve the quality of life of these children and focusing on treatment of symptoms, pain and stress management, as well as offering comprehensive patient and family support.

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