Many people enjoy hosting fundraisers to benefit Morristown Medical Center or Goryeb Children’s Hospital; some, in fact, have made it an annual undertaking. Whether you’re interested in doing something at your home, in your community or at a local school, organizing an event is a great way to help the medical center provide life-saving treatment and compassionate care to patients of all ages.
Each year, the Foundation board of trustees recognizes one community event fundraiser with its Friend of Philanthropy Award. Candidates for the award have raised $10,000 or more through an event in the previous year and donated it to Morristown Medical Center.
For more information before you get started, please contact our new special events coordinator Darnel Topinka, who will be on the job January 22. Her number is 973-593-2440.
For a PDF version of the Community-Based Special Events Brochure, click here.
As part of your event, you may want to direct invitees to donate directly to the cause you’re supporting. Or perhaps you want to rally support for Morristown Medical Center or Goryeb Children’s Hospital to mark a special occasion like a birthday, bar mitzvah, or anniversary or to honor a loved one. A custom fundraising page can help you do just that. You can tell your story, upload images and share your page with friends and family. Click here to get started.
A corporate neighbor of Morristown Medical Center for over 40 years, NK Architects wanted to show their mutual commitment to the Morristown community, hosting a benefit in support of Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute that raised $10,000 for sports cardiology.
Sparta resident Kaitlyn Healey was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2015. Since then, the grade school student has raised $2,500 to make hundreds of gift boxes for patients at the BD Diabetes Center for Children and Adolescents, enlisting her brownie troop, elementary school, local businesses, friends and family to help out.
It was terrible, but lying there is when I realized I wanted to raise money that would help other kids have distractions when they were in the hospital.
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