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Wakefern and Gloria Gaynor honored by Health Foundation

More than 400 guests celebrated Trinitas Regional Medical Center's 15th Anniversary during the Trinitas Health Foundation's annual gala held recently at The Venetian in Garfield.

International recording star Gloria Gaynor received Trinitas' Humanitarian Award, saluting her support of teens receiving treatment in the Medical Center's Behavioral Health Residential Program. The spirit of survival that she shares with these young patients was brought to life when she sang her signature song "I Will Survive" at the Event.

Wakefern Food Corporation received the "Celebrating Philanthropy" Award in recognition of their long-time support of Trinitas, including their most recent funding for a Specialty Care Transport Unit for the Medical Center. Pictured (l to r): Nadine Brechner, Chief Development Officer, Executive Director of Trinitas Health Foundation; Christopher Lane, Senior Vice President/Non-Perishables, Wakefern Food Corporation; Joseph Sheridan, President and Chief Operating Officer, Wakefern Food Corporation; Gary S. Horan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Trinitas; Jan Margolis, Chairperson, Trinitas Health Foundation, and Victor M. Richel, Vice Chairman, Trinitas Health & Regional Medical Center.

The Gala netted a record $662,000.


About Trinitas Regional Medical Center
Trinitas Regional Medical Center (TRMC), a major center for comprehensive health services for those who live and work in Central New Jersey, is a Catholic teaching medical center sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth in partnership with Elizabethtown Healthcare Foundation. With 10 Centers of Excellence across the continuum of care, Trinitas has distinguished itself in cardiology, cancer care, behavioral health, renal care, nursing education, diabetes management, wound healing and sleep medicine.

About Trinitas Health Foundation
Trinitas Regional Medical Center continues a long-standing tradition of healing, comforting, and nurturing - the essence of healthcare. The Trinitas Health Foundation gathers support from friends and neighbors to make this work possible. Gifts to the Foundation help the hospital upgrade facilities, expand services, and establish greater contact with the community. The Foundation raises funds through a number of activities, including annual appeals, special appeals, special events such as golf outings and galas, memorial and tribute giving, private and corporate foundation grants, and planned giving vehicles such as bequests, the Pooled Income Fund and charitable trusts. To make a gift or for information on the Foundation's giving programs, please call 908-994-8249 or email the Trinitas Health Foundation at Information is also available by writing to the Trinitas Health Foundation, PO Box 259, Elizabeth, NJ 07207-0259

Posted: June 16, 2015

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