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The Foundation

Foundation at BRMC's 25th Anniversary Leadership Awards

The Administration and Board of Directors at BRMC LP recently celebrated the Foundation at Bergen Regional Medical Center's 25th Anniversary at a Dinner and Awards event. Left to right: Tom Eastwick received the Philanthropy Award; Don Landzettel received the Lifetime Achievement Award; and John Cosgrove received the Leadership Award at the 25th Anniversary Dinner

Attending The Foundation at Bergen Regional Medical Center's 25th Anniversary Awards Dinner, left to right: Thomas Rosamilia, VP Behavioral Health Services; Thomas Amitrano, Chief Nurse Executive, VP Acute and Ambulatory; Susan Mendelowitz, President, Administrator & COO; Donnalee Corrieri, VP Marketing and Strategic Development; Ron Li VP Chief Information Officer, Information Technologies; Kathleen Divers, Associate VP Quality/Outcomes Management; Serge Dumay, Chief Medical Officer VP Quality and Outcomes Management

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A Taste of Bergen

Join us Monday, November 6, 2017 6 p.m. at Seasons, Washington Township, NJ for the 9th Annual A Taste of Bergen. A fun-filled evening featuring entertainment, fine dining from Bergen County’s best restaurants, desserts, beverages, raffles and more.

Proceeds benefit The Foundation at Bergen Regional Medical Center’s support of the hospital’s patients and long term care residents as well as Stigma-Free mental health and substance abuse initiatives, education, and outreach. For more information on participating, or raffle donations, please contact RoseMary Klie at 201.225.7674 or rklie@bergenregional.com

The Foundation is the fundraising arm of the Medical Center dedicated to enhancing the lives of the patients, long term care residents, and community served by the Bergen Regional Medical Center.

The Mission of the Foundation

The Foundation is committed to the following:

  • Enhancing the quality of life for those served by Bergen Regional Medical Center
  • Supporting educational programs for professionals, consumers, and caregivers
  • Educating the community about health issues and services available at Bergen Regional Medical Center

Click here to view upcoming Foundation’s projects.

Why Support the Foundation?

With a glance at a woman in her sixties who suffered neurological arrest, you can quickly feel her pain and suffering. A woman once so vibrant who cared for her family was left in the fetal position with feeding tubes and severe depression. She initially only responded to French, her native tongue. Her family was told that she might never come out of this state. After receiving therapy and attending classes regularly at the Bergen Regional Greenhouse and Horticultural Therapy Center, she not only regained her smile, she regained her mobility too. Staff and family members are still astonished by her progress.

Holidays can be hard for those long term care residents who do not have any family. Yet it only takes a warm nose and a wagging tail of one of BRMC’s pet therapy dogs to bring the smile back to their faces.

The Greenhouse and the Pet Therapy Programs are some of the many projects supported by the Foundation.

Thanks to the support of people like you, this is one of only many similar stories. The Foundation has offered many patients and long term care residents an enhanced quality of life and happiness because of continued and generous donations. Make a donation to the Foundation

Wall of Inspiration

Associations, companies, and individuals who contribute donations of $1000 or more will be recognized on brass plaques located on the Wall of Inspiration in the hospital lobby.

Make a donation to the Foundation


The Foundation at Bergen Regional Medical Center (BRMC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation (Federal ID# 22-3135663) founded in 1991 as the fundraising arm of the medical center.

Download the Foundation Brochure

Donations can be made online
or sent to
The Foundation at Bergen Regional Medical Center
230 East Ridgewood Ave.
Paramus, NJ 07652

Contact the Foundation:
Phone: 201-967-4361

Foundation Trustees

John Cosgrove – Chairman
Richard Colloca – Treasurer
Don Landzettel – Assistant Treasurer
Jeffrey Carney, Esq. – Secretary

Laura Genovese Behrmann
Rabbi Neal I. Borovitz
Rob Brown
Serge Dumay, MD
Tom Eastwick
Tom Favorito
Jacqueline Fitzmaurice
Dan Greco
Nicholas Laganella II
Nancy Mueller, MD
Brent Pohlman
Gitelle Seer
Lou Weiss


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