Voorhees, NJ – Kennedy Health, a South Jersey-based health system, donated $10,000 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities’ (RMHC) “Change the Luck of a Child” Telethon. The all-day telethon, which aired live on CBS3 TV March 28th, is aimed at helping RMHC further its mission to support children throughout southeastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware.
This year’s event surpassed the 2016 telethon, raising more than $1.2 million, for a total of $7.4 million since 2010. Kennedy Health has a Ronald McDonald Pediatric Unit at its Washington Township hospital, as well as a Ronald McDonald Family Room in its Emergency Department there.
Shown at the check presentation are, from left: Ronald McDonald; Dr. Carman Ciervo, Kennedy Health Executive Vice President & Chief Physician Executive; Jill Ostrem, Kennedy Health Senior VP of Hospital Operations; Logan Huston, a Ronald McDonald House Southern New Jersey (RMHSNJ) resident and pediatric patient; Bill Roberson, President of RMHC Philadelphia Region & a McDonald’s Owner; Lisa Morina, Kennedy Health VP of Marketing & External Relations; and Teddy Thomas, President of RMHSNJ.