Rosemary Gruner

In partnership with the family of Rosemary D. Gruner, the Benedictine Health Foundation established the Rosemary D. Gruner Memorial Cancer Fund in 2004 to aid in the treatment, care, and support of cancer patients in need. Since its inception, we have provided more than $1,000,000 in financial assistance to over 2600 individuals diagnosed with cancer in the Mid-Hudson Valley.

The Benedictine Health Foundation provides each patient in current treatment with $800 in gift cards annually to purchase nutritious food at Hannaford Supermarkets and/or fuel at Stewart’s Shops. If you know of a patient diagnosed with cancer in need, please have them contact us @ (845) 481-1371 or download an application and the Fund guidelines @ www.benedictinehealthfoundation.org/financialsupport.

We invite you to Lend a Helping Hand! Your generous donation means the world to a patient diagnosed with cancer and their family. It allows them to focus on their physical and emotional well-being while receiving arduous treatments. Your investment will provide patients with a healthy meal. For some recipients, it is the first time they can afford to shop for and select nutritional food they love; an experience many of us take for granted each day.

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You will help cover the cost of transportation so patients can access treatment for their cancer diagnosis; this can be a round trip distance of over 100 miles a day for patients living in rural areas.

Your gift enables patients diagnosed with cancer to focus on their health, getting stronger and healing.

Please donate online today, www.benedictinehealthfoundation.org or mail your gift to: Benedictine Health Foundation, 144 Pine Street, Suite 220, Kingston, NY 12401. We are grateful to our community of donors for extending to us the privilege to help our neighbors, family, and friends through this difficult journey.

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21st Annual Bike for Cancer Care
Sunday, September 22, 2024



A helping hand for cancer patients and their families