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Title
Local Deli Supports Winthrop’s Breast Health Center’s “Angel Fund”
Date
December 11, 2015
Article
Ben's Deli Supports Winthrop’s Breast Health Center
Caption: Pictured (l.-r.): Ronnie Dragoon, owner and founder of Ben’s Kosher Delicatessen Restaurant & Caterers; Hal Simon, Manager of the deli; Frank Monteleone, MD, Chief of Breast Services and Director of the Breast Health Program at Winthrop; Grace Monteleone, Physician Assistant; Johanna Lee, Breast Nurse Navigator and Linda Sweeney, Breast Health Manager, at a recent check presentation.

Mineola, NY - Mineola, NY – Representatives from Ben’s Kosher Delicatessen Restaurant & Caterers recently visited Winthrop-University Hospital’s Breast Health Center to present a check for $1,313 in support of the Hospital’s Angel Fund, which benefits breast cancer patients in need.

“We are very grateful for our partnership with Ben’s Kosher Delicatessen Restaurant & Caterers. Their support inspires us and will aid in the Angel Fund’s mission to provide financial assistance to our patients,” said Frank Monteleone, MD, Chief of Breast Services and Director of the Breast Health Center at Winthrop.

Throughout the month of October—Breast Cancer Awareness Month—customers who ordered Ben’s famous Matzo Ball Soup had the opportunity to purchase a Pink Matzo Ball for an additional charge, which was then donated to the Angel Fund. The promotion was called “Cancer Ain’t Kosher.”

For more information about Winthrop’s Breast Health Center, call 1-866-Winthrop or visit www.winthrop.org. For more details about Ben’s Kosher Delicatessen Restaurant & Caterers, visit www.bensdeli.net.

Contact: Courtney Allison
Publications Specialist
Community Education & Health Benefit
(516) 663-4999
callison@winthrop.org