North Shore University Hospital Auxiliary raises $235K for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

At the North Shore University Hospital Auxiliary Golf Outing’s evening reception are Lori Ballen, President, North Shore University Hospital Auxiliary; Dr. Marc Greenwald, honoree; Scott DeMatteis, honoree; Richard DeMatteis, honoree; John Bonanno, Golf Chair and 1st Vice President, North Shore University Hospital Auxiliary; Rick Schwartz, Vice President, Finance, North Shore University Hospital Auxiliary; and Gladiola Sampson, Vice President, Advocacy, North Shore University Hospital Auxiliary.

More than 145 golfers and additional supporters helped raise more than $235,000 at North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) Auxiliary’s 40th Annual Golf Outing held on July 16 at the North Shore Country Club in Glen Head, NY. Funds raised benefit the hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

The event honored Marc Greenwald, MD, chief of Colorectal Clinical Services at NSUH and assistant professor of Surgery at Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, along with Richard and Scott DeMatteis, principals in the DeMatteis Organizations, a 100-year-old, third generation family-owned group of companies with a long history in construction, real estate development and property management.

At the event’s evening reception, Lori Ballen, president of the NSUH Auxiliary, expressed NSUH Auxiliary’s commitment to enhance the experience and care for NICU patients and families. “We thank our honorees and all those who supported the North Shore University Hospital Auxiliary and our pledge to raise $2million for the renovation of the Neonatal ICU at North Shore University Hospital.”

For more than 60 years, the NSUH Auxiliary has supported programs and services to foster the growth and evolution of North Shore University Hospital. NSUH Auxiliary Golf Chair, John Bonanno, the Auxiliary Executive Board, the Auxiliary Golf Committee, event sponsors and the Volunteer Department at NSUH helped make the event a tremendous success.

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