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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

July 11, 2016

Optimus Architecture Supports Mental Health Services at HealthAlliance

Optimus Architecture located in Rhinebeck recently presented a $2,500 check to the Benedictine Health Foundation to purchase new furnishings for the Mental Health Services Unit at HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus, Member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network. “Mental Health Services at HAHV is extremely grateful for the very generous donation from Optimus Architecture to be used […] Read More

May 25, 2016

Benedictine Auxiliary Donates $20,000 to Support Cancer Services

On May 18, at its annual Fashion Show, In The Pink, the Benedictine Auxiliary presented a check for $20,000 to the Benedictine Health Foundation in support of cancer services at the Mary’s Avenue Campus of HealthAlliance. Dr. Camilo Torres, Radiation Oncologist, and Dr. Zoe Weinstein, Cancer Liaison Physician and Surgeon, accepted the check on behalf of HealthAlliance. Over 150 […] Read More

April 11, 2016

Benedictine Health Foundation Sponsors Educational Workshop on “Migratory Mourning”

The Benedictine Health Foundation sponsored a professional-education workshop for healthcare and human-services providers Friday, educating them about a widespread but little-understood secret suffering many immigrants experience called “migratory mourning”. More than 80 psychotherapists, licensed clinical social workers, substance-abuse counselors, case managers and other professionals who work with immigrants participated in the daylong event at HealthAlliance […] Read More

February 10, 2016

Benedictine Health Foundation Announces New Board Members

The Benedictine Health Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of three new board members. Craig D. Crump, Vice President with Key Investment Services has over 25 years of experience working as a Financial Advisor.  Prior to joining Key he worked with Lehman Brothers and Fleet Investment Management.  Craig has an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic […] Read More

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