When you fundraise for the Northwell Health Walk, you decide where your funds go.
Below are seven hospitals and programs you can choose to support when you register. Each one is a proud part of Northwell Health, and all provide crucial care in communities across New York.
Wherever you decide to send your funds, you’ll be joining Northwell Health and thousands of your fellow walkers in our collective commitment to keep our communities healthy.
East End (Tanger Outlets, Riverhead)
Peconic Bay Medical Center
Funds raised for the Walk will support two of Peconic Bay Medical Center’s priorities: expanding emergency services and developing programs for women.
Emergency Services: Peconic Bay Medical Center’s Emergency Department is Eastern Suffolk’s primary destination for emergency care, serving approximately 40,000 patients each year. Your funds will help expand our emergency department by 6,600 square feet and help build a new Critical Care Unit.
Women’s Health: Peconic Bay Medical Center is working to offer the women of Eastern Suffolk County better accessibility, excellent medical expertise, the latest technology, and the most up-to-date treatments, all focused on the needs of women. Your funds move this effort forward and help support continued growth and expansion for our women’s health services.
Jones Beach (Jones Beach State Park, Field 1, Wantagh)
Cohen Children’s Medical Center
Cohen Children’s Division of Neonatology is responsible for eight NICUs located at Northwell Health’s hospitals, including the flagship level IV NICU location at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. We have a deep commitment to supporting the medical needs of neonates in our NICUs, many of whom have complex challenges due to prematurity or congenital birth defects.
The nationally recognized Division of Neonatology strives to raise standards and continually improve outcomes in newborns needing extra care after birth. Philanthropic support boosts these efforts, and your funds enable programmatic development in the Division of Neonatology to expand comprehensive high-level compassionate care to our youngest and most vulnerable patients.
Katz Institute for Women’s Health
Healthy Eating is essential to overall well-being. Your funds will help the Katz Institute integrate nutrition services into clinical programs that focus on the unique healthcare needs of women. Your funds will also go toward the Innovation Grant Program, which supports projects and innovative research efforts focused on improving women’s health.
Port Jefferson (Mather Hospital, Port Jefferson)
Your funds will support Mather Hospital’s ongoing efforts to conquer breast cancer. Mather Hospital’s Fortunato Breast Health Center is a recognized leader in the diagnosis of breast cancer and uses advanced technology to detect cancer in its earliest stages. We screen thousands of women every year including underserved women in partnership with the cancer services program of Suffolk County.
Staten Island (Midland Beach, Staten Island)
Staten Island University Hospital
Funds raised will support the creation of the new Florina Cancer Center at Staten Island University Hospital.
Approximately 30,000 hematology/oncology patients are diagnosed and treated at SIUH every year, making us one of the largest cancer programs in New York. With your support, the new Florina Cancer Center will be an all-inclusive facility that brings the best possible treatment to patients right in our neighborhood.
The Florina Cancer Center will also include a dedicated pediatric oncology unit where kids can be treated like kids, while still receiving groundbreaking care.
Westchester (FDR State Park, Yorktown Heights)
Northern Westchester Hospital
Your funds will support two initiatives at Northern Westchester Hospital aimed at meeting the needs of patients and staff: the Annual Fund and the Team Member Support Fund.
The Northern Westchester Hospital Annual Fund supports programs that provide unparalleled care to patients, including free wellness therapies for cancer patients, life-saving cardiac procedures, and expanded access to vaccination and treatment for COVID-19, all while addressing health disparities for underserved communities.
The Northern Westchester Hospital Team Member Support Fund helps provide financial assistance to NWH team members and their families in times of personal hardship, acute illness or illness.
Center for Advanced Procedures, our new Neurosciences Center of Excellence
Strokes are a leading cause of permanent disability, the fifth leading cause of death and one of the most frequent causes of memory loss. Two years ago Phelps introduced the highest, most sophisticated standard of care for acute strokes: minimally-invasive Neuro-Endovascular Surgery. Our new Center for Advanced Procedures featuring a BiPlane Neuro-Angiography Suite will allow us to expand this program and perform even more complex neurosurgical procedures. Timely intervention with patients experiencing a stroke and other neurological disorders is critical. Your support will allow Phelps to continue to expand these leading-edge services close to home.
People Caring for People Education Fund funds education and training for Phelps team members to advance their ability to provide the exceptional, compassionate care for which Phelps is known. It allows them to be on the forefront of advances is healthcare and medicine and supports team members’ ability to grow and advance in their careers.