In late May, hundreds of students at Roxbury High School literally stood up for Goryeb Children’s Hospital patients battling pediatric cancers. Despite the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, for the second consecutive year, Rox-THON, which is both a club and an event, made Goryeb Children’s Hospital a beneficiary and donated more than $14,000.
In March of 2020, while the nation came to a halt due to COVID-19, Debra Brafman was struck by an unrelated critical illness. She was rushed to Morristown Medical Center by ambulance, and while undergoing emergency surgery in the Sameth Emergency Department, her heart stopped.
Gordon Muir, president, Americas & Industrial Automation at Emerson knows that at the end of the day people want to work for an organization that values individuals and the world we share. Emerson quickly joined the fight against COVID-19 in 2020 and has made far-reaching contributions in every aspect of health care.
Donor funding seeds new Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, which will provide specialized training for physicians, an essential step in the development of a world-class cancer center.
Outstanding patient care for Karen H. Hanson led her and husband, Jon, to donate generously to the renovation and expansion of the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, a part of the Growing Forward Campaign.
Trustee for the Foundation for Morristown Medical Center and long-time donor W. Rodman Ryan, CEO of Open Road Auto Group, along with his wife Dianne Ryan, recently gave $1 million to Goryeb Childern's Hospital. Their gift was split between supporting the Growing Forward Campaign's renovation and expansion of Goryeb Children's Hospital and the BD Diabetes Center for Children and Adolescents, also located at Goryeb Children's Hospital.
Weldon Materials, Inc., a fifth-generation New Jersey-based family business has madephilanthropy a priority. For more than 20 years, the company has been a generous and consistent supporter of Morristown Medical Center, donating to new initiatives, campaigns and advancements at its Centers of Excellence.
T.J. Dermot Dunphy, CEO of Kildare Enterprises LLC, is committed to building healthier communities. More specifically, Dunphy, who was born in Ireland and raised in England, has donated more than $200,000 to Morristown Medical Center, mostly to women’s health and, most recently, art therapy.
As an emergency medical technician, Karen Zatorski was used to being in the middle of health-related traumas. She was not prepared, however, for her mother’s upper respiratory infection, which forced Carmela O’Rourke to be rushed to the Sameth Emergency Department at Morristown Medical Center.
As her condition took a turn for the worse, the 77-year-old Morris Plains resident was transferred to the Nancy and Skippy Weinstein Inpatient Hospice and Palliative Care Center.
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