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CornerStone Vol. 28, No. 1, Winter/Spring 2018
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A "Bite of Hope" for Pediatric Diabetes Patients
New Star Room Designed Exclusively for Special Needs Children
An Outpouring of Support for the Cancer Center for Kids
Child Life Donations It Takes a Village
A Record Breaking Yuletide Ball
New Volunteer Birth-Doula Program is Born at NYU Winthrop
Internationally Acclaimed Pulmonary Rehab Program Celebrates 30 Years
NYU Winthrop Gala Raises More than $1,046,000 for Emergency Department Renovation Project
Hospital Celebrates the Dedication of the Stanley S. Zielony Neurosciences Wing
Athletic Trainers Help Student-Athletes Safely Spring into Sports
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence
NYU Winthrop Receives $4.2 Million NIH Grant to Study Neurocognitive Impact of Long Term Diabetes
At the Forefront of Lung Cancer Care: NYU Winthrop Leads the Way in the Area of Robotic Surgery
NYU Langone Health Brings Heart Transplant Services to NYU Winthrop
Annual Event is a Recipe for Success for One Local Foundation
Long Island’s First-Ever Ovarian Transplant Aims to Restore Fertility to Leukemia Survivor
Former NY Mets Star Infielder: Living with Prostate Cancer
The Naming of the David R. Doucette Clinical Research Center
The World's Smallest, Leadless Pacemaker Comes to NYU Winthrop
Stop the Bleed Prepares Communities to Respond to Terrorism Program aspires to save "countless lives"
Serving those who Served NYU Winthrop for Veterans Program
Have You Heard About the Grateful Patients and Families Program?
Once Again, Hospital Recognized for Meritorious Patient Outcomes by ACS

Annual Event is a Recipe for Success for One Local Foundation

Amazing food, generous people, and a Foundation that has long been committed to serving the needs of pediatric patients and their families are a recipe for success for one annual fundraiser. The Michael Magro Foundation, established by Paul and Terrie Magro to honor the life of their son, Michael, recently held its 13th Annual Evening of Tasting and Giving – a festive affair that raised $165,000 in part to support pediatric patients and their families at NYU Winthrop Hospital.

Attendees at the Annual Evening of Tasting and Giving | NYU Winthrop Hospital

Paul and Terrie Magro (right) with honorees from Pink Tie.org, who donated $50,000 to the Foundation.

The event drew more than 700 people to the Carltun in East Meadow, where attendees enjoyed delicious food from more than a dozen restaurants, as well as drinks, a wide array of desserts, and live entertainment and drawings..

NYU Winthrop's staff at the Annual Evening of Tasting and Giving | NYU Winthrop Hospital

NYU Winthrop staff at the Evening of Tasting and Giving

In addition to providing financial assistance to families dealing with pediatric cancer, the Michael Magro Foundation is instrumental in carrying out numerous other programs at the NYU Winthrop, including Project SOAR (School Re-Entry and Ongoing Academic Resources) at the Cancer Center for Kids, which helps transition cancer patients back into a school environment.