Archive for April, 2010
Foundation Honors Donors
April 27, 2010
(Middletown, NY) - On April 15, the Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation held its Annual Donor Recognition Reception at the Fountains at Wallkill Golf Club in Middletown.
Foundation Chairman Rolland B. Peacock, III thanked the crowd of over 250 for their philanthropic support. He praised the efforts of the Foundation Trustees and Orange Regional Medical Center's Board of Directors, Employees, Volunteers and Auxiliary. "Last year, we raised $2.1 million in philanthropic support. The majority of this was for the Building for Excellence Capital Campaign in support of the new hospital. Since the inception of the campaign, we have raised an unprecedented $19 million towards our goal of $21 million. We are so thankful for the support we have received already from our employees, physicians, community organizations and individuals," Peacock said.
Orange Regional Medical Center's annual giving program includes the Century Club, gifts from grateful patients and their families and gifts made in honor or in memory of a loved one.
There are many ways to give to the capital campaign including cash donations, securities or real estate, closely held stock, life insurance, provisions in a will or trust and corporate matching gifts. For additional information or to make a donation to the Building for Excellence Capital Campaign, please contact Orange Regional Foundation Office at 845-294-2135 or e-mail Foundation President Christine Maraia at email@example.com.
"Nickel & Dime Project" Supports New Hospital
April 19, 2010
(Middletown, NY) - Members of the Middletown High School Freshmen Academy raised $900.00 for the Orange Regional Medical Center Capital Campaign. The "Nickel & Dime Project" armed three freshman classes with collection cans and a challenge to garner donations. The class in possession of the greatest amount of change received a pizza party courtesy of Casa Mia Restaurant.
The Freshman Academy, created at Middletown High School to integrate freshman students into the high school environment, provided an excellent launching pad for the "Nickel & Dime Project". Freshman Academy Board Member Paul B. Halpern said, "Students learned that even in small ways, everyone can do their part to help our community thrive." Mr. Halpern, who also serves as Community Chairman for the Orange Regional Medical Center Capital Campaign, was pleased at the student's commitment to the project and to their community.
To date, the Orange Regional Medical Center Capital Campaign has raised $19,000,000. If your group or organization would like to become a member of the "Nickel & Dime Project" call the Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation at 845-294-2135 or email Campaign Director, Kathi Webber at firstname.lastname@example.org.