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November 30, 2017

Benedictine Health Foundation 40th Anniversary Gala

Kingston, NY – Benedictine Health Foundation will celebrate its 40th Anniversary on Friday, December 8 at the Mohonk Mountain House. As part of the celebration River Radiology will be presented with the St. Benedict Award for Medical Excellence for their commitment to providing the highest quality diagnostic imaging. The Benedictine Health Foundation was formed on October […] Read More

November 7, 2017

Nonprofit Benedictine Health Foundation in Running for $10,000!

Kingston, N.Y. – November 6, 2017 – The Benedictine Health Foundation in Kingston has been selected as one of five finalists eligible to win $10,000 in the M&T Understanding What’s Important Business Challenge, an initiative that celebrates local businesses and the not for profit organizations they support to make a difference in their communities. The Foundation was […] Read More

August 7, 2017

Bike for Cancer Pays Tribute to David A. Blakely

Kingston, N.Y. – August 7, 2017 – The Benedictine Health Foundation will pay tribute to David Blakely at the 14th annual Bike for Cancer Care 5K Run/Walk to celebrate his tremendous passion for life, and gift of helping and inspiring others in our community “David Blakely was widely recognized as a devoted family man, an avid Golfer and frequently the prankster. […] Read More

July 18, 2017

Benedictine Health Foundation Sponsors Health & Technology Camp

HealthAlliance, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, hosted a week long Health and Technology Camp in July, sponsored by the Benedictine Health Foundation. 20 campers, ages 10 – 12, attended classes on CPR and summer safety, and visited many clinical areas, such as nursing, emergency medicine, maternity, mental health, and pharmacy; as […] Read More

June 7, 2017

Kickball Event Raises $24,000 for Adolescent Mental Health Services

Kingston, N.Y. – 240 participants, ages 14 to 70, came out to play in the Benedictine Health Foundation’s 3rd annual Kick for Mental Health Kickball Tournament at Dietz Stadium on Sunday. The event raised approximately $24,000 to benefit adolescent behavioral health and substance abuse programs in Ulster County. Paul Beichert, Vice President of the Benedictine Health Foundation and event Chair, […] Read More

December 2, 2016

Klock Kingston Foundation Grants $25,000 to Support Health Care in Ulster County

The Klock Kingston Foundation awarded a $25,000 grant to support the Benedictine Health Foundation’s programs that provide financial support and compassionate care to people coping with the diagnosis of cancer, and behavioral health and substance abuse disorders. Programs that will benefit include the Rosemary D. Gruner Memorial Cancer Fund to assist cancer patients while they […] Read More

October 14, 2016

Tay Fisher Inspires Kington High School Students

The Benedictine Health Foundation provided funding for Tay Fisher, Harlem Globetrotters star, Firefly, and Kingston High School alumni to conduct three motivational presentations to Kingston High School (KHS) students on Friday, October 6.. 1200 students in grades 9 through 12 participated in the assemblies. “This program is designed to help students to prepare for their […] Read More

September 28, 2016

Bike for Cancer Care in Kingston Reaches Goal of $150,000

Over 700 bike enthusiasts, runners and walkers participated in Benedictine Health Foundation’s Bike for Cancer Care on Sunday, September 18th at Dietz Stadium.  The event reached its fundraising goal of $150,000 due to an overwhelming community response. Now in its 13th year, the event added a 5K Run / Walk through uptown Kingston and a […] Read More

September 15, 2016

Proactive Teen Programs Top Priority for Benedictine Health Foundation

The Benedictine Health Foundation provided funding to Kingston High School to support a new Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) initiative. PBIS is a proactive systems approach to encouraging students to care for themselves and one another, and is designed to create a school culture where all students can achieve social, emotional, and academic success. […] Read More

July 18, 2016

Ulster Savings Bank Supports Health and Technology Camp for Young Adults

The Benedictine Health Foundation received a generous grant from Ulster Savings Bank to fund a Health and Technology Camp at HealthAlliance Hospital, Member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, to be held July 25 – 29. “We’re very pleased to provide funding in support of the 2016 HealthAlliance Health & Technology Camp,” said Jeffrey […] Read More

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