Hackensack Meridian Health CEO Robert C. Garrett statement on Eli Manning’s Retirement Announcement

January 24, 2020

“We congratulate Eli Manning on his exceptional playing career and his continuing endeavors off the field which has included raising millions for pediatric cancer patients at our network. Eli has been integral to the success of ’s Tackle Kids Cancer, which celebrates its 5th anniversary this year and has raised more than $10 million so far. Eli is our champion and “team captain’’ and Eli’s Challenge, has raised more than $1 million in community donations by inspiring thousands of schools, teams and community organizations to give back to help find a cure. We thank Eli for also giving so freely of his time, appearing in commercials and events to promote Tackle Kids Cancer, and quietly visiting countless pediatric cancer patients and their families to boost their spirits. Eli, you will always be a Giant when it comes to our patients, our clinical teams and our entire organization and we look forward to our continued partnership. #AlwaysOurQB