Westchester Medical Center Foundation

Welcome to the Westchester Medical Center Foundation

The Westchester Medical Center Foundation in Valhalla, NY is the philanthropic arm of Westchester Medical Center (WMC).

Westchester Medical Center
Valhalla, NY

Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital
Valhalla, NY

Behavioral Health Center
Valhalla, NY

MidHudson Regional Hospital
Poughkeepsie, NY

Other Initiatives

Neonatal Care

Emergency Department Upgrades

Surgical Services

Radiology Upgrades

Equipment and Technology Upgrades

Women’s Health

Read more about where your money goes »

Ways to Support

There are many ways to support local healthcare via the Westchester Medical Center Foundation.  Your donation will help us further invest in clinical advancements, upgraded facilities, and lifesaving equipment and technology — through charitable gifts that are most meaningful to you.

Donations and Tributes (In Memory/In Honor)

Make a donation to pay tribute to someone important to you or commemorate the passing of a loved one.

Monthly Giving

Make regular donations and automatically donate a specified amount each month.

Planned Giving

Ensure your legacy through a planned gift for Westchester Medical Center that can also benefit you and your family through financial and tax planning.

Learn more »

Impact Society

Make regular donations to automatically donate a specified amount each month.

Set up donations now »

Grateful Patient and Family Gifts

When words are not enough to express gratitude for the care provided, grateful giving extends that appreciation.

Send gift now »

Host a Fundraiser

Host an event — such as a themed party, walk-a-thon, raffle and more — with proceeds donated to Westchester Medical Center.

Learn more »

Upcoming Events

Westchester Medical Center Gala

Saturday, June 1, 2024
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
Katonah, NY

» WMCHealth.org/Gala

See full WMCHealth events listing »

Stories of Gratitude

“I was very fortunate, as we all are, to have a hospital where miracles like this can happen.” — Katherine Tsetsekos

Read Katherine’s story »

“If you are in a position to provide a donation, I could not think of a better cause.” — Adam Cox

Read the Coxes’ story »

“Until I started talking to Marshall, I never really made an actual connection with someone.” — Andrew

Read Andrew’s story »

“The care I receive at Westchester Medical Center and MidHudson Regional Hospital is phenomenal.” — Wendy McCarthy

Read Wendy’s story »

Read more inspirational stories from Westchester Medical Center »

Share Your Story

Do you have a positive story to share about your experience at Westchester Medical Center, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, Behavioral Health Center, or MidHudson Regional Hospital? Tell us your story.

Your Support Helps

Critical Care Tower

A new five-story, 162,000-square-foot Critical Care Tower is now rising on our Valhalla campus, slated to open in 2025. The $225 million state-of-the-art inpatient facility will be home to several advanced care services, including new cardiac intensive care to enhance treatment of patients facing complex, life-threatening cardiac illnesses. The building will be home to a total of 128 beds, including 96 private, ICU-capable beds.

About Us

Board Officers

Navy Djonovic

Vice Chair
Brenda Fareri

Board Members

Jeremy A. AbramsonRobin Altman, MDDavid Asprinio, MDKara BennorthElizabeth Bracken-ThompsonHedy CardozoJohn DeCiccoDavid DemiliaJanet DiFiore • John Fareri • John M. Flannery, Esq. • Renee E. Garrick, MD • Lola Gazivoda • Susan G. Gevertz • Michael H. Gewitz, MD • Lianne Hales Dugan • Jon L. Halpern • Barbara Hart Esq. • John F. Heimerdinger • Mitchell C. Hochberg • Michael D. Israel • Allen Kass • Leslie Lampert • Steven Lansman, MD • Ben Lieberman • Michael McCormack • Vincent J. Miller • Michelle A. Nicholas • Joseph L. Ricca, Ed.D • James Ritman • Zubeen Shroff • Alana Sweeny • Mark S. Tulis, Esq. • Alfred P. Vigorito • Richard G. Wishnie • Michael Zeldes

Meet Our Team

Irene Tsetsekos — Senior Director of Development

Moira Mansfield — Director of Development Operations

Lauren Pecylak — Special Event Manager

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100 Woods Road
Valhalla, New York 10595