JFK University Medical Center Foundation
Philanthropy makes so much possible. The JFK University Medical Center Foundation is the tax-exempt charity that raises funds for JFK University Medical Center to aid the hospital in providing award-winning care for the community. Gifts from individuals, families, grateful patients, businesses, corporations, foundations and more are greatly appreciated. If you would like to make a donation, but would like more information, or help deciding how and what to support, our foundation team would gladly help to guide you. Thank you for considering a gift to JFK University Medical Center.
Tax ID Number
JFK University Medical Center Foundation: 22-2315044
JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute
Hackensack Meridian JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute (JRI) at Hackensack Meridian JFK University Medical Center offers New Jersey’s most comprehensive rehabilitation services. The Institute can continue to provide the best care possible with the help of philanthropic support from dedicated donors.
Muhlenberg Foundation Scholarship Programs
JFK University Medical Center is also affiliated with the Muhlenberg Foundation which supports the JFK University Medical Center Satellite Emergency Department at the Muhlenberg campus, the JFK-Muhlenberg Harold B. and Dorothy A. Snyder School of Nursing, EMS (Mercy 6&7), nursing and medical school scholarships and Plainfield Health Connections community programs for Plainfield residents.
You can make a significant impact by directing your donation toward one of JFK University Medical Center’s top fundraising priorities. To learn more about our greatest needs, please download the linked brochure.
Board of Trustees
Chairperson: Joseph Yewaisis
Vice Chairperson: John (JD) Pearce
Secretary: Lorraine Mulligan
Treasurer: Ankit Gupta
CEO, Hackensack Meridian Health: Robert C. Garrett
President and Chief Development Officer, Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation: Joyce P. Hendricks
President, Central Market: M. Todd Way
President and Chief Hospital Executive, JFK University Medical Center: Amie Thornton
Executive Director: Sheri Marino
- Vincent Amabile
- Katie Barnes (Co-President, Auxiliary)
- Frank Babar
- A. Joyce Busch
- Jason Cheng
- Mary Beth Cunningham (Co-President, Auxiliary)
- Denise Marra Depekary, Esq.
- Manpreet Gill
- Venkata “Venk” Gorty
- Michael A. Kleiman, D.M.D.
- John F. Kwasnik, Esq.
- Carissa Lawson
- Michael R. Lombardi Jr., Esq.
- John G. McDonough, D.M.D.
- Janine M. Purcaro
- Praful Raja
- Steven A. Rothman
- Sanket Rupareliya, M.D.
- Peter Visceglia
The Auxiliary of JFK University Medical Center Foundation, mostly staffed by a generous group of approximately 160 members, conducts many activities and programs in two general categories: fundraising and community service in support of JFK University Medical Center and various medical departments and team members throughout the year.