Goryeb Children’s Hospital Center of Excellence Fund
Children are not just small adults – they are young people with a unique set of needs. The Center of Excellence Fund for Goryeb Children’s Hospital allows this specialized pediatric center – a leader in Northern New Jersey and number one in the state for the treatment of pediatric cancer – to continue supporting education and enhancing programs with the backdrop of child-friendly facilities, specialized staff and the latest medical equipment.
The Need: $100,000
Calling All Kids Storytime Network Communications/Graphics Interns
Calling all Kids Storytime Network, created by the Women’s Association of Morristown Medical Center, provides family-friendly programming and airs around-the-clock on the hospital’s television network. Animated children’s stories read by nurses, physicians, volunteers, celebrities, authors and young patients seek to educate, entertain and engage viewers of all ages throughout the hospital. Funding for three summer interns will allow for additional content to be created for the station.
The Need: $17,250
Family Health Center – Family Counseling and Guidance Program
The Family Health Center, Morristown Medical Center’s charity care pediatric clinic, provides health literacy and psychosocial services to at-risk children and their families through the Family Counseling and Guidance Program. The program aims to address the underlying causes of poor health and improve access to high-quality health care services for children who are at risk of poor nutrition and childhood obesity. Funding needs include support for the salary of the social worker and activity fees for gym memberships, cooking classes and exercise programs like "Girls on The Run."
The Need: $48,000 ($32,000 needed for a social worker and $16,000 for activities)
If you have any questions, or if you would like to support a funding need for Pediatrics, please contact Gerri Kling, major gifts officer, at 973-593-2414.
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