Preferred Sponsors Zumbathon Event for Charity

May 07, 2013, 10:03 ET from Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services, Inc.

EATONTOWN, N.J., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services, Inc. (PHHC), a leader in providing home care to residents of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, raised over $1,000 on behalf of the Emmanuel Cancer Foundation (ECF) May 5, as sponsor of a Zumbathon® Charity Event.

The event, held  at Lenape High School in Medford, NJ, was coordinated by Jamie Westman, PHHC's human resource specialist in its Mount Laurel (NJ) location. In addition to coordinating the event, Westman, a certified Zumba instructor, also led part of the Zumba session.

"I have always wanted to organize and host a Zumbathon Event, and thanks to both Preferred and the ECF, we were able to pull it off," Westman remarked. "It was so rewarding to see both internal and field employees from various offices come together and volunteer for such a wonderful cause!"

"We are so proud to further our involvement with the ECF," said Joel Markel, President of PHHC. "Whether it's the yearly gala or our first annual Zumbathon, it's heartening to continue fostering our connection with a foundation that gives so much to children and families in need across all of New Jersey."

About the ECF

Founded in 1983, the Emmanuel Cancer Foundation serves New Jersey's children with cancer and their families by providing emotional, material and emergency financial support. ECF kids and their families receive a comprehensive package of emotional support, counseling, and advocacy services, material assistance and emergency financial assistance.

Since 1987, Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services (PHHC) has been proudly serving families throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Regarded as one of the best home health care agencies in the region, Preferred continues to foster long-standing relationships with all local hospitals and nursing homes in the region, focusing on the intimate understanding of home care complexities. Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services is accredited by CHAP, the leading accrediting organization for the home health care industry, which has publicly certified Preferred Home Health Care as voluntarily achieving the highest standards of excellence for home-based health care. For more information, visit

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SOURCE Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services, Inc.