We appreciate the outpouring of love and support from so many people on the East End.
Your donations of financial assistance, personal protective equipment (PPE), food, and other supplies made a real difference in our ability to provide the best possible medical care for your family members, friends and neighbors here on the East End.
Givers to the COVID-19 Response Fund raised $1,400,000. Here are some highlights:
Total raised: More than $1,400,000 from more than 800 donors
Direct support for caregivers on the front line
More than 250 cases of water donated
Over 12,500 meals prepared, donated, delivered and distributed to staff
Nearly $13,000 of free groceries given to staff through our onsite grocery store
671- $50 gift cards from local restaurants distributed to employees
Hundreds, if not thousands, of masks, face shields, gloves and goggles donated
More than 40 iPads and tablets donated so that family members could communicate with their hospitalized loved ones
Purchase of additional infection prevention equipment
Built additional capacity for our emergency department
Flowers and plants to all front line workers
1,700 bottles of wine from local vineyards
Thousands of snacks and treats to boost morale of the staff on the front lines
28 pieces of artwork created from local artists of staff pictures for Nurses' Week
427 1st time donors from COVID-19 fundraising
If you would like to continue to support the COVID-19 Response Fund the best way to help our caregivers and our community is with a financial donation that gives us the flexibility to apply resources where they are needed most.
Make checks payable to “Peconic Bay Medical Center Foundation” and mail to:
1 Heroes Way (Formerly 1300 Roanoke Avenue)
Riverhead NY 11901
Call 631.548.6080 to speak with one of our development officers.
We've also partnered with the Riverhead BID to create a Double Impact fundraiser. By giving or fundraising on this page, northwellcovid.com/team/downtowndouble, you can help both local Riverhead restaurants and hospital workers. For every $5,000 raised, 100 $50 gift cards from local restaurants will be purchased and distributed by a raffle to those currently working at the hospital.
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Beating COVID-19: A victory to celebrate
After a week on life support, Joshua is thankful to be alive and reunited with his family.
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Faces of courage
Heroes work here
The outpouring of love and support for our healthcare heroes is returned in the courage, dedication and care they express every day.
“Please accept our deepest, most heartfelt gratitude for the amazing care your team gave our dear friend, Joshua Wortman, during his fight with this virus. There is no way we can thank you enough for literally saving Josh's life. We are forever grateful.” – Rachel Niles
“A humble thank you. We are in awe of all of you. Praying for your strength and for your protection.” – The Mendelsons
“Thanks to all of you and prayers that you stay safe and well cared for." – Meredith McKinney
“There are no words big enough to say thank you loud enough. We love you!!! Xoxoxoxoxoox” – Judith Mogul
“Our prayers are with you each day. We thank you so much for everything you are doing. God Bless all of you." – Bradford Rohr
"In the midst of these unparalleled challenges, you continue to excel for our patients and our community. Thank you for being true heroes!" - Andrew J. Mitchell
“For our Health Care Heroes, who are the best around. I am so proud to be a part of this with you." – Amy Loeb
God bless & keep you all healthy & safe.... Thank you for your excellent, courageous, continual, loyal service." – Johnny & Connie Giordano
“Thinking of all your wonderful staff who took such good care of me last September and keeping them in my heart." – Victoria Reith