JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CarePoint Health, a fully integrated healthcare system that provides quality, patient-focused healthcare to the Hudson County region, is donating over $30,000 worth of turkeys and traditional holiday dinners in preparation for Thanksgiving. The turkeys and dinners will be distributed to local communities and families in various Hudson County municipalities to help feed needy families this holiday season.
"CarePoint Health focuses on improving and strengthening the community throughout the year, but we know that the holidays can be an especially difficult time for those in need," said Jeff Mandler, Chief Executive Officer at CarePoint Health. "For this reason, we're excited to help our neighbors share a warm and hearty holiday meal with their families and loved ones this the holiday season. We're also thankful to the local municipalities for working with us to provide food for those who need it most."
CarePoint Health is giving away over 2,200 turkeys and have provided over 1,500 traditional Thanksgiving dinners in Union City, North Bergen, West New York, Guttenberg, Hoboken, Jersey City and Bayonne. The donations will be distributed to a number of local social service organizations including the Jersey City Youth Foundation and Franciscan CDC, as well as local churches, food pantries and shelters throughout the region.
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CarePoint Health brings quality, patient-focused health care to Hudson County region. Combining the resources of three area hospitals – Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital in Jersey City, and Hoboken University Medical Center – CarePoint Health provides a new approach to deliver health care that puts the patient front and center. We leverage a network of top doctors, nurses and other medical professionals whose expertise and attentiveness work together to provide complete coordination of care, from the doctor's office to the hospital to the home. Patients benefit from the expertise and capabilities of a broad network of leading specialists and specialized technology. At CarePoint Health, all of our medical professionals emphasize preventive medicine and focus on educating patients to make healthy life choices. For more information on our facilities, partners and services, visit our website, www.carepointhealth.org. For information on CarePoint's Neighborhood Health Centers visit our YouTube channel.
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