Virtual fundraiser supports new Emergency Department at Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge

Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation hosted its first virtual fundraising event, which included videos from Hackensack Meridian Health and Raritan Bay Medical Center leadership, a construction update on the new Emergency Department, inspirational videos and a tribute to healthcare heroes working to fight COVID-19 on the frontlines.

The online fundraiser was held on May 1 in lieu of a planned reception to raise funds for the expansion of the Emergency Department at Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge.

“We are truly grateful for the community’s support as we transitioned to our first-ever virtual event,” said Joseph Stampe, president and chief development officer, Hackensack Meridian – Meridian Health Foundation. “We are proud to have hosted a program that provided connection for our donors and that offered a tribute to our healthcare heroes.”

The Raritan Bay Medical Center Reception was chaired by Stacey Citron; Stacey Hernandez; and Jessica Smith, who also serves as a Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation trustee.

This year’s sponsors were: Compass One Healthcare, Investors Bank,
Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center medical staff, Sound Physicians and University Radiology Group, sapphire sponsors; and entertainment underwriters, The Brunetti Foundation and Endoscopy Suite Partners.

The fundraiser is available for the public to view at bit.ly/RBMCVirtualEvent.

Donations to the Emergency Department project can be made at www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org/RBMCReception. All gifts will now be 100% tax deductible, and without event expenses will be directed in full to support the expansion of emergency services in Old Bridge.

To learn more about how to support Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge and Perth Amboy, contact Linda Hill at 732-324-5374 or email linda.hill@hackensackmeridian.org.

For more information on Raritan Bay Medical Center, visit www.rbmc.org.