Meridian Health Foundation

Our Foundation

With support from the local community, Meridian Health Foundation raised more than $25.5 million in 2016, including public grants. More than $9 million was transferred back to the hospitals to improve the patient experience.

Meridian Health Foundation encompasses the Foundations for Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Ocean Medical Center, Riverview Medical Center, Southern Ocean Medical Center, Bayshore Medical Center and Raritan Bay Medical Center, as well as fundraising efforts for K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital, Hackensack Meridian Health At Home Hospice, and Hackensack Meridian Health Partner Companies. To learn more about our Foundation, visit MeridianHealth.com/GIVE and explore our Giving Heals campaign by clicking here.


AHP High Performer

Meridian Health Foundation was honored by the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) for its exemplary performance in fundraising to enhance health care in the local community for the sixth time in seven years. Meridian Health Foundation is one of only 51 organizations in the U.S. and Canada to be named a “High Performer,” based on the AHP’s annual benchmarking analysis. High performers are recognized only when they operate in the top 25 percent of all reporting organizations.

We are extremely proud to be distinguished as a “High Performer” in health care philanthropy. It’s through the support we receive from our trustees, donors and fellow colleagues that enables us to work effectively and efficiently to help fulfill Hackensack Meridian Health’s mission to provide the full spectrum of life-enhancing care and services to create and sustain healthy, vibrant communities.

High Performer


Donors’ Gifts at Work

Did you know that expressing gratitude can be life-changing? Meridian Health Foundation’s development team works closely with hospital administration and clinicians to identify needs that can enhance the care provided to our patients. Learn more about how these efforts are impacting our community and about the amazing individuals who are making these dreams come true.


Paul and Mary Anne McLaughlin

A grateful patient who recovered from surgery for an aortic dissection shares his gratitude for the outstanding care he received. The patient and his wife wanted to express their appreciation for their entire cardiac team because what they do for patients is life and death.


Carol Stillwell

Longtime friend, foundation trustee and generous donor, Carol Stillwell pledged to donate $3 million to Riverview Medical Center. The generous donation specifically supported the new Larkin Stillwell-Hansen Infusion Center at Riverview’s new cancer care center, which opened last fall. This gift is already making a huge impact on the way cancer care is delivered at Riverview and across Hackensack Meridian Health.

Carol


Marilyn and Phil Perricone

Marilyn and Phil Perricone made a special gift in memory of their son Christopher to create the Christopher Center for Mental Health & Wellness within HOPE Tower at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. This gift will help to provide necessary space for outpatient behavioral health and substance abuse visits and evaluations, as well as medication management, resulting in improved access to primary care services in the same location.

Marylin


Meridian Health Foundation Hosts Historic Gala

In the fall, Meridian Health Foundation raised $1 million at its 19th Annual Gala, a record-breaking amount for this annual event. Nearly 800 people gathered at the Ocean Place Resort & Spa in Long Branch, honoring the Meridian Health Board of Trustees (from 1997-2016) while celebrating the theme, Innovation Has No Boundaries. Proceeds benefit programs and services at Hackensack Meridian Health’s Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex County hospitals.

Gala
John K. Lloyd, FACHE, co-CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health; Joseph Stampe, president and chief development officer of Meridian Health Foundation, event chair; Steven G. Littleson, FACHE, president of the Hospital Services Division and chief operating officer of Hackensack Meridian Health; and vice-chairs Kenneth N. Sable, M.D., MBA, FACEP, president of Jersey Shore University Medical Center; Dean Q. Lin, MHA, MBA, FACHE, regional president of Ocean Medical Center and Southern Ocean Medical Center; Michael R. D’Agnes, FACHE, president of Raritan Bay Medical Center – Perth Amboy & Old Bridge; Joseph P. Coyle, senior vice president of Realty at Hackensack Meridian Health; Timothy J. Hogan, FACHE, president of Riverview Medical Center and Bayshore Medical Center; Robert Adams Jr., FACHE, president of Southern Ocean Medical Center; and Bob Garrett, FACHE, co-CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health.

 


Meridian Health Foundation

Officers:

Serena DiMaso, Esq.
CHAIR

Robert G. Harms
VICE CHAIR

Timothy P. O’Brien, CFP
SECRETARY

Steven M. Scopellite
TREASURER

Joseph E. Stampe
PRESIDENT

Trustees:

Thomas J. Dolan

L. John Dughi, Esq.

Walter Rob Earle II

James J. Elek

John A. Giunco, Esq.

John K. Lloyd, FACHE

Deborah Mathis, CPA

Nancy Mulheren

Philip J. Scaduto

Carol Stillwell

 


Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation

Officers:

John A. Giunco, Esq.
CHAIR

Walter Rob Earle II
VICE CHAIR

John F. Reinhardt
SECRETARY

Eric M. Kirsch, CFA
TREASURER

Joseph E. Stampe
PRESIDENT

Pamela Talarico
FEDERATION PRESIDENT

Paul Huegel
SENIOR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

John Toomey
SENIOR DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Jaclyn Lang
DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Trustees:

Burt Barham

Suzanne Citron

Steven J. Denholtz

J. Scott Ferguson

Karen A. Goldblatt

John K. Lloyd, FACHE

Robert W. Mullen

Kenneth D. Nahum, D.O.

Richard M. Neibart, M.D.

Philip L. Perricone

Kenneth N. Sable, M.D., MBA, FACEP

Robert Smith

Robert L. Sweeney, D.O.

Marilyn Trapani

William S. Walsh

 


Ocean Medical Center Foundation

Officers:

Robert G. Harms
CHAIR

L. John Dughi, Esq.
VICE CHAIR

Edward J. Dimon, Esq.
TREASURER

Holly Hubbell Lonsdale
SECRETARY

Joseph E. Stampe
PRESIDENT

Sharon Dymnioski
Ginny Horner
AUXILIARY PRESIDENTS

Matthew D. Lang, CFRE
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Danielle Chirico
DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Trustees:

Joseph P. Bogdan, M.D.

Harriet L. Donnelly

Dean Q. Lin, MHA, MBA, FACHE

John K. Lloyd, FACHE

Russell J. Lucas

 

Arthur K. Mark, M.D.Peter

Peter Mencel, M.D.

Ali Moosvi, M.D.

Matt Regan

John Visceglia

 

 


Riverview Medical Center Foundation

Officers:

Steven M. Scopellite
CHAIR

Nancy Mulheren
VICE CHAIR

Peter T. Roselle
SECRETARY

Jonathan B. Schultz
TREASURER

Joseph E. Stampe
PRESIDENT

Jennifer L. Smith
SENIOR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Trustees:

Joseph Albertelli

Hilary DiPiero

Mary V. Eisenstadt

Negin Noorchashm Griffith, M.D.

Timothy J. Hogan, FACHE

Charles E. Komar

Steven P. Lisser, M.D.

John K. Lloyd, FACHE

Robert S. Morris

Brian N. Nelson, Esq.

Robert Rechnitz

Shawn Reynolds

Margaret S. Riker

John D. Royall, M.D.

Richard Saker

Danielle Sherwood-Schultz

Benedict J. Torcivia Jr.

Michael Walker

 


Southern Ocean Medical Center

Officers:

Thomas J. Dolan
CHAIR

Deborah Mathis, CPA
VICE CHAIR

Joan M. Hart
SECRETARY

Joseph O’Donnell
TREASURER

Joseph E. Stampe
PRESIDENT

James Young
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Nicole Picaro
DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Ex-Officio Auxilliary Members:

Barbara Bordoni

Phyllis Buttermark

Merry Vialonga

Suzette Whiting

 

Trustees:

Michael Aaron, D.O.

Robert H. Adams Jr., FACHE

Paul Chung, M.D.

Brian Holloway Jr.

John Imperato

Sean Kauffman

Joseph P. Lattanzi, M.D.

John K. Lloyd, FACHE

Angela Ominski

Robert Stohrer

Karl Strom, M.D.

Edward Walters Jr.

David Wyrsch Jr.

Thomas Yu, M.D.

 


Bayshore Community Hospital Foundation

Officers:

Serena DiMaso, Esq.
CHAIR

Philip J. Scaduto
VICE CHAIR

Carol Stillwell
SECRETARY

Evaristo Stanziale
TREASURER

Joseph E. Stampe
PRESIDENT

Jennifer L. Smith
SENIOR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Marisa Medina
DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Trustees:

Gregory A. Buontempo

Moon Choo

Angelo DeRosa

Mollie Giamanco

Vincent Hager

Timothy J. Hogan, FACHE

John K. Lloyd, FACHE

Christian Peter

Adrian M. Pristas, M.D.

Andrij Rudko

Jason Savarese

 


Raritan Bay Medical Foundation

Officers:

Timothy P. O’Brien, CFP
CHAIR

James J. Elek
VICE CHAIR

Michael R. D’Agnes, FACHE
SECRETARY & TREASURER

Joseph E. Stampe
PRESIDENT

Linda M. Hill, Pharm.D.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Trustees:

Dom Cama

Andrew Citron, M.D.

Surender Grover, M.D.

David Lee Hernandez Jr.

John K. Lloyd, FACHE

Barry Rosengarten

Jessica Smith