RWJBarnabas Health is proud to have taken a lead in donating $10K to the American Red Cross New Jersey Region for the Hurricane Maria Relief Fund for Puerto Rico, sponsored by Senator M. Teresa Ruiz and Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka. Mary Ellen Clyne, Ph. D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Clara Maass Medical Center, presented the check at the ARC fundraising event Sunday, October 8, hosted by community leaders.
Caption: Pictured collecting relief donations but who also attended the fundraising event are, L to R, Dr. Tom Ortiz, Medical Director for the Center for Latino Health at Clara Maass; Dr. Frank Mazzarella, Chief Medical Officer, Clara Maass; Senator Ruiz; Dr. Clyne; North Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos, Jr.; and Councilman-at-Large Luis Quintana. US Senator Robert Menendez and U.S. Congressman Albio Sires also attended. Across the RWJBarnabas Health system, monetary and non-perishable goods, toiletries, and medications continue to be collected and sent to areas that are experiencing devastating destruction.