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CornerStone Vol. 22, No. 3 Winter 2012
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Beating the Odds: Two Women Fight Heart Disease
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano Recognizes NYU Winthrop for its Dedication
Patients Get Their Lives Back via NYU Winthrop’s Movement Disorders Program
The Gift of Sight Restored
NYU Winthrop’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program: A Breath of Fresh Air for Pulmonary Patients
NYU Winthrop Named to List of Nation’s “100 Hospitals with Great Women’s Health Programs”
NYU Winthrop’s Home Health Agency Named to the Top 500 of the 2012 HomeCare Elite™
Caring for Mind, Body & Spirit
Bereavement Support for Those Who are Grieving and Healing
NYU Winthrop Supports National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Integrating Technology into Diabetes Education
Clinical Trials at NYU Winthrop
The Big Easy Exceeds $1,000,000 Milestone for NYU Winthrop
Local Artists Bring Splashes of Hope to NYU Winthrop
Yuletide Ball Raises Over $200,000 for NYU Winthrop’s Child Life Program
Evening of Tasting and Giving Raises Funds for Pediatric Patients
Cancer Center for Kids Benefits from Generous Hess Corporate Grant
Gregg’s Wings Golf Outing Scores Hole-in-One for NYU Winthrop’s Cancer Center for Kids
10th Annual Celebration of Life
Hurricane Sandy Volunteer Receives Treatment at NYU Winthrop
Helping Those in Need
Quilters Bring a “Touch of Comfort” to Patients
Support for Hurricane Sandy Victims
Senator Fuschillo “Extends the Holidays”
McCann Endoscopy Center at NYU Winthrop Receives Generous Donation
Kiwanis Club Supports Child Life Program
NYU Winthrop Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Research Institute
 

Yuletide Ball Raises Over $200,000 for NYU Winthrop’s Child Life Program

2012 yuletide ball

In the spirit of giving, friends and supporters of NYU Winthrop Hospital gathered for the Yuletide Ball, an elegant evening that featured a traditional Christmas sit-down dinner and dancing to benefit the Hospital’s Child Life Program. The 2012 Yuletide Ball, graciously hosted by Liz and Jim Golden in their beautiful Garden City home on December 8, 2012, was a remarkable success, raising over $200,000.

“We are so grateful for the generosity shown by the community to support NYU Winthrop’s Child Life Program,” said Mrs. Golden, who along with her husband, Jim, also served as Co-Chairs of the 2012 Yuletide Ball Committee.

“It was an honor to be a part of it.”

Over the years, NYU Winthrop’s Yuletide Ball has raised over two million dollars in support of the Hospital’s Child Life Program, which is dedicated to helping children understand and cope with the hospital experience. Certified Child Life Specialists utilize therapeutic play, arts and crafts, entertainment and other diversions to ensure that the hospital experience is as stress-free as possible for children and their families. A vital program across the full spectrum of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services at NYU Winthrop, Child Life is supported in its entirety by philanthropic contributions.

“The Annual Yuletide Ball provides essential funding for the Pediatric Child Life Program,” said Warren Rosenfeld, MD, Chairman of Pediatrics at NYU Winthrop.

“Funds raised from this event are vital to the continued success of the program.”

We gratefully acknowledge the generosity of our sponsors

Silent Night

Charlie’s Champions Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. Ronald H. McGlynn

Sparkling Star

Cancer Center for Kids
Mr. & Mrs. J. Peter Coll
Mr. & Mrs. Charles M. Strain

Twinkling Light

Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Englander
Mr. & Mrs. G. Robert Gage, Jr.
Gambardella Family Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. J. Kevin Gilgan
Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Heslin
Mr. & Mrs. Frank P. Liantonio
Long Island Plastic Surgical Group, PC
Mr. & Mrs. James McCartney
Mr. & Mrs. John McMillin
Mr. & Mrs. Michael J. Tiedemann
Mr. & Mrs. Christopher Wood

Crystal Ornament

Mr. & Mrs. Robert L. Cox, III
Mr. & Mrs. James Golden
Mr. & Mrs. Gary Petropoulos
Steel Equities