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Doug Harris
908-994-5138
dharris@trinitas.org

Nadine Brechner
908-994-8249
nbrechner@trinitas.org


TRINITAS ANNOUNCES #GIVINGTUESDAY CAMPAIGN
The Trinitas Health Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides vital financial support for Trinitas Regional Medical Center, will launch a #GivingTuesday awareness and fundraising campaign through social media and grassroots efforts to support the new Trinitas Emergency Department beginning November 1, 2016.

"The Trinitas Health Foundation is thrilled to embark on this digital and grassroots effort. Funds raised will help with the building of the new 24,000 square foot space, which will increase capacity, reduce overcrowding, enhance patient care and meet the needs of the community," said Nadine Brechner, Vice President of the Trinitas Health Foundation.

During each Tuesday in November, there will be pop-up party locations staged at Bloomingdale's Short Hills and on the campus of Kean University, a neighbor of the hospital. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in different activities for varying amounts of donation. With a minimum donation of $1, visitors can color in the Trinitas Regional Medical Center Logo that will be displayed in the Emergency Department. For a donation of $5, attendees will receive goodies and/or gift cards from partnering brands and businesses, while supplies last. For $10 or more, participants will be entered-to-win a gift from Bloomingdale's Short Hills. Anyone who visits the pop-up location will be encouraged to partake in an interactive photo booth that will tie directly to the Trinitas social media awareness campaign running online.

The campaign will conclude on the national day of charitable giving, November 29, 2016, otherwise known as #GivingTuesday. On that day, there will be a live Facebook event hosted by New York Giants legend Ottis Anderson and other guest celebrities such as Joe Piscopo that will encourage viewers to donate funds through the Trinitas Health Foundation website portal. Click here to access the donation page.

For more information on #GivingTuesday, contact #HipNJ at 973-521-7159 or e-mail by clicking here.

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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 giving@trinitashospital.org. Information is also available by writing to the Trinitas Health Foundation, PO Box 259, Elizabeth, NJ 07207-0259

Posted: November 2, 2016

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