Virtua’s Philanthropic Partners Help Provide Turkeys and Produce to Area Families for Thanksgiving

November 25, 2019
Many generous philanthropic partners, including the Sztejman Family, helped Virtua distribute more than 1,100 turkeys and 9,380 pounds of produce to families in Camden and Willingboro for Thanksgiving.



Virtua Announces Foundation Board Leadership and New Members

October 3, 2019
Virtua is pleased to announce leadership appointments of John J. Parker, Sr., chairman; Damien Ghee, vice-chairman; and Richard Silpe, treasurer, to the Virtua Foundation Board of Trustees. Virtua is also proud to welcome Marques Colston, John Gillespie, Brenda O’Brien, and Bob Platzer as the most recent members to join the Virtua Foundation board.



The 2019 Virtua Gala Supports New Camden Health & Wellness Center and Honors Bob Platzer as Humanitarian of the Year

March 13, 2018
More than 1,000 Virtua supporters enjoyed a festive evening on March 2 while helping to create a better future for the people of Camden. The Virtua Gala—which featured dinner and dancing to the legendary musical group The Commodores—took place at The Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J.



Virtua Names New Chief Philanthropy Officer

February 3, 2019
Virtua has appointed Sarah Fawcett-Lee, CFRE, as senior vice president of Virtua Foundation. In this role, Lee will implement philanthropy initiatives across the not-for-profit organization to increase charitable support for Virtua’s array of programs and services.



Camden Health & Wellness Center Opens with Support from Donations to The Power to Heal

January 22, 2019
The 34,500-square-foot building is a modern addition to Virtua’s longtime campus at 1000 Atlantic Avenue—enabling Virtua to enhance and expand its services. The facility is funded in part by donations to the Virtua Foundation, the fundraising arm of the not-for-profit health system.



Virtua Samson Cancer Center Celebrates Grand Opening

October 11, 2018
Over two evenings in October, Virtua welcomed hundreds of community members for a first look at the new Virtua Samson Cancer Center in Moorestown. Designed to deliver comprehensive cancer care close to home, the new 48,000 square-foot facility will ensure that our community has easier access to a full range of services and innovative technologies, all under one roof.



New Food Pantry Opens at Virtua Memorial with the Support of Philanthropic Gifts

September 21, 2018
Virtua's new Food Pantry program fights food insecurity and chronic disease by positioning “food as medicine.” The Food Pantry aims to address food insecurity and chronic disease by providing Virtua patients with “prescriptions” for produce and healthy foods.



Virtua Launches New Pediatric Mobile Services Unit thanks to a $1M gift from the Joseph Lacroce Foundation

June 7, 2018
The Joseph Lacroce Foundation, founded by philanthropist Sam Lacroce, has donated $1 million to Virtua Foundation to fund Virtua’s new Pediatric Mobile Services Unit for children in underserved communities.



Virtua Gala raises more than $1.1 million to support health and wellness of Camden residents

March 13, 2018
The 2018 Virtua Gala raised more than $1.1 million in benefit of Virtua’s new Family Health Center and the expansion of essential programs and services for the City of Camden. Currently under construction, the new Family Health Center is expected to open later this year.



The Heart House and Virtua Foundation Deliver Life-Saving AEDs Across South Jersey

February 28, 2018
Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a condition that claims the lives of an estimated 335,000 people in the U.S. each year. However, if treatment is initiated within the first few minutes of...



Virtua “Tops Off” the New Health & Wellness Center in Camden, Supported by The Power to Heal

February 21, 2018
Virtua celebrated the “Topping Off” ceremony for its new Health & Wellness Center in Camden. The new facility, supported by donations made to Virtua Foundation...



Funded Through Philanthropy, Mobile Farmers Market Exceeds First-year Goal for Helping Burlington & Camden County Families

January 9, 2018
When the Virtua Mobile Farmers Market hit the road last spring, no one knew how local residents would respond. Would those who need the program most...



Local Car Enthusiasts Deliver Thousands of Toys to Children at Virtua for 7th Annual Carz N’ Toyz Toy Drive

December 14, 2017
Carz N’ Toyz made its 7th Annual Toy Drive to Virtua Voorhees on Saturday, December 9 to deliver a truck full of toys for thousands of local children. Nearly a hundred volunteers...



Marvin Samson Foundation Donates $2 million to The Power to Heal campaign for Cancer Care in Moorestown

October 31, 2017
Virtua Foundation publicly launched its comprehensive fundraising campaign, The Power to Heal, at a reception attended by nearly 300 guests. At the event...



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