$1 Million Reasons to Celebrate

Local charity, Kids Against Cancer pledged $1 million dollars to the creation of a newly renovated Children’s Cancer Center at Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH). The announcement was made in honor of the hospital’s President and CEO, Anthony C. Ferreri at SIUH’s 132nd annual Charity Ball on April 26, 2014. The center will offer a child-friendly atmosphere with a play area where patients can interact with other children watching movies, playing video games and crawling through a jungle gym fish tank. The project is in final planning stages with construction projected to take 12-16 months.

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