The Stony Brook Cares campaign is underway. If you have not yet made a pledge this year, please consider giving back to the Stony Brook community by donating to a Stony Brook University-based charity listed below through the SB Cares campaign.
Stony Brook Child Care Services, Inc. (Agency Code 65-00290) is one of the nation’s top-ranked programs of its kind. It serves University faculty, staff, and students as well as Hospital employees and students. The center is multi-cultural, socio-economically diverse, and encompasses an inter-age classroom community, which supports a child centered, inclusive program. The primary aim is to provide a warm, inclusive early childhood experience for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. The Center also hosts future educators and health care professionals during field placements and internships.
The University Hospital Auxiliary (Agency Code 65-00319) raises money for University Hospital projects for which other sources of funding are not available. The Auxiliary helps University Hospital provide the very best in patient care and promote the health and welfare of the community. Contributions include: life support ambulances, a birthing room, a Medicine CD-ROM network, automated external defibrillators, life support cardiac equipment, mammographic ultrasound, stained glass chapel windows, a patient education TV channel, an ultrasound machine for high-risk obstetrical cases, cancer treatment, Blood Bank equipment, Child Life programs, and pulmonary equipment.
The Charles Thide Foundation (Agency Code 65-00063) is dedicated to assisting individuals suffering from multiple myeloma and other forms of cancer, providing for their families during difficult times, and supporting research to find a cure for cancer.
The Carol M. Baldwin-Breast Cancer Research Fund (Agency Code 65-00051) supports research at Stony Brook University Medical Center investigating the causes, prevention, and treatment of breast cancer. Many research scientists and cancer specialists at SBUMC have received support for their work through the Fund. To date, the Fund has awarded nearly 60 research grants totaling in excess of $3 million to medical research.