NEW HYDE PARK, NY —
Grand Prix Subaru recently selected Northwell Health's Cohen Children's Medical Center as its Hometown Charity of Choice as part of Subaru's Love Promise and annual Share the Love event. The dealership, part of Long Island and Queens' VIP Auto Group, presented Cohen Children's with a 2018 donation of $112,412.83 to benefit pediatric cancer research.
Brian Lally, Northwell's senior vice president and chief development officer said, "Subaru's steadfast commitment to its community is a value we admire and share, and we are honored for Cohen Children's Medical Center to be Grand Prix Subaru's Hometown Charity of Choice. Grand Prix Subaru's support is helping to change the lives of children and families, as we work towards improved prevention, better treatments, and, ultimately, cures for childhood cancer."
Since 2014, Grand Prix Subaru has raised $339,010.40 to support Northwell's children's hospital. "Cohen Children's Medical Center was an ideal recipient due to our shared vision of improving the world and the lives of the people in it," said Daniel Ross, Grand Prix Subaru's general manager. "It's a privilege to partner with a health system that is shaping the future of health care. We look forward to a continued partnership with Cohen Children's Medical Center and supporting the exceptional work throughout Northwell Health."
Over the last 20 years, Subaru of America Inc. has donated over $50 million nationwide, partnering with nonprofit education, health, community, environment and animal organizations.
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About Cohen Children's Medical Center
Founded in 1983, Cohen Children's Medical Center is a 202-bed hospital dedicated exclusively to the care of children. The specialists in the hospital's national and international programs cover an entire range of specialties. State-of-the-art care for children's medical, surgical, and dental needs are provided in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The facility is the largest provider of pediatric health services in New York State, serving 1.8 million children in Brooklyn, Queens, and Nassau and Suffolk Counties. For the 11th consecutive year in 2017, Cohen Children's was ranked among the nation's best children's hospitals in U.S. News & World Report's 2017-18 "America's Best Children's Hospitals" survey, achieving top-50 rankings in nine of 10 pediatric specialties.
About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State's largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, more than 650 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 66,000 employees – 15,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We're making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu.
About Subaru of America Inc.
Founded in 1968, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is the U.S. Sales and Marketing subsidiary of Subaru Corporation of Japan and is responsible for the distribution, marketing, sales and service of Subaru vehicles in the United States.
Julie Robinson-Tingue, Northwell Health Foundation
Daniel S. Ross, Grand Prix Subaru