NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue is on the leading edge in health care, serving diverse communities and creating innovative health strategies. Many people want to know more about how they can help, and here are some ways you can become involved in NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue’s activities.
A gift to NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue can have far-reaching effects on the community by supporting programs and services that help people recuperate and stay healthy. There are three different charitable organizations that raise funds for us for specific purposes. We encourage you to consider making a tax-deductible donation to one or more of these organizations. Your generosity is appreciated.
Children of Bellevue
helps to fund special programs for children at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue.
Judith A. Keating and Cheryl Reich, co-chairs, 212-562-4130 www.childrenofbellevue.org
The Auxiliary to NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue
helps patients with aspects of care not otherwise available.
Lorinda A. Klein, president, 212-562-5255 www.bellevuehospitalauxiliary.org
The Bellevue Association
sponsors large capital projects and programs that help us to better serve our patients.
Lola Finkelstein, president, 212-562-2546
Become an Organ Donor
Call 1-800-GIFT-4-NY or visit www.donatelifeny.org to learn about the New York State Donate Life Registry.
Become a Blood Donor
When you are in the hospital, ask staff members about blood drives and opportunities for donating blood at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue.
Volunteers provide emotional support and comfort to our patients and assist staff in providing essential services.
Volunteer at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue
Volunteers are active in all areas of the hospital. They provide emotional support and comfort to our patients and assist staff in providing essential services.
We welcome volunteers from all age groups, backgrounds, and careers and try to match their interests and skills with our diverse needs so that the volunteer experience is both meaningful and personally satisfying.
We place volunteers in many areas:
Nursing and medical areas
Programs for children
Non-patient care areas
Special assignments that require completion of a training program, such as chaplaincy, patient advocacy, patient visiting, rape crisis, or Reach Out and Read programs.
Candidates must commit to serving at least six hours a week for a minimum of three months. Special assignments may require a longer time commitment. To find out about volunteering opportunities at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue, call our volunteer office at 212-562-4858.