Cortlandt Manor, NY - (April 8, 2013) – Hope for Youth Foundation has donated $10,000 to Hudson Valley Hospital Center to purchase specialized pediatric equipment for its emergency room. “We are so grateful to The Hope for Youth Foundation for this generous donation that will make the difference to children who are brought to our emergency room,’’ said John C. Federspiel, President of Hudson Valley Hospital Center. “This equipment will be used in a pediatric treatment room completed during our 2010 expansion.’’ In 2010 with funding from the Children’s Dream Foundation, the hospital added a specially…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (April 8, 2013)– Children participating in the Kid 2 Kid Cancer Support program at Hudson Valley Hospital Center will never run out of reading materials thanks to a local Girl Scout troop’s generous donation. Heart of the Hudson Girl Scout Troop 1192 of Valhalla has donated more than 100 children’s books to the Gilda’s Club of Westchester Kid 2 Kid program at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. The program – held at the hospital’s Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center on the third Thursday of each month – provides support for children 5-12 with loved ones who are…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (April 5, 2013)–Having a happy, healthy baby and a good birth experience can’t be left to chance. It’s something that takes planning. “People spend months and years planning for their wedding,’’ said Sabrina Nitkowski-Keever, Director of Maternal/Child Health at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. “It’s important that couples understand that the decisions they make leading up to the birth of their child can make all the difference, not only for the health of their baby, but for the quality of their birth experience.’’ To help educate aspiring parents, Hudson Valley Hospital Center holds its annual “Art of…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (April 2, 2013) – Thirty men ditched their razors for the month of March to raise funds and awareness for the Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Comprehensive Cancer Center at Hudson Valley Hospital. The “Winning Winter Whiskers” campaign raised more than $15,000 for the center and concluded with a grand finale celebration at the Peekskill Brewery on April 1st.   The celebration was sponsored by the Brewery, Drive Action Digital and Beale Street Barber Shop. Beard growers, supporters, hospital employees and members of the community attended the 2nd Annual Beard Bash where awards were presented for most money raised,…