CDF recently announced their 2016 grant awards to the following recipients. Please click here to view a slideshow of our grants.
American Academy of Pediatrics NY Chapter. – Our grant will fund the revision, re-print and distribution of 50,000 copies of the educational booklet “Teen’s Health Care Bill of Rights”.
Blythedale Children’s Hospital in Valhalla, NY. – CDF donated ten new iPads for classroom use to the Mt. Pleasant Blythedale School which serves the highly specialized needs of patients at the Hospital.
Greenburgh Health Center in Greenburgh, NY. – CDF provided funds for the purchase of 240 infant car seats in conjunction with Greenburgh’s Pediatric Well Baby Pilot Program (started by a CDF grant in 2014) which aims to start newborns on the road to good health. The car seats will be used to teach and reinforce the proper restraint of infants and children in vehicles.
Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla, NY. – CDF gave a grant to Maria Fareri to purchase 1,000 bicycle helmets as part of their Trauma Injury Prevention Program. These bicycle helmets are to be given to income appropriate families at community safety fairs.
Nyack Hospital in Nyack, NY. – Our grant will be used to repair Nyack’s Hospital Pediatric Glidescope. The Glidescope is a life-saving tool in helping to secure a patient’s airway in a critical situation.
Phelps Memorial Hospital Center in Sleepy Hollow, NY. – CDF’s grant will fund the purchase of a SimCart Mobile, a high-quality simulation workstation on wheels, and a package of computer and mechanical upgrades to their existing simulators. The Mobile cart will enable trainers to expand course offerings and to conduct classes and drills outside of the Hoch Center for Emergency Education.
Putnam Hospital in Carmel, NY. – Our grant will fund the purchase of a newborn and a 5-year-old Advanced Life Support Training Simulator and a 1-year- old multipurpose training simulator. These simulators use realistic code scenarios and provide important feedback in treatment choice, treatment performance and efficacy of of intervention.
St. John’s Riverside in Yonkers, NY. – CDF will fund the purchase of an infant CPR Training Manikin System and a Child Clinical Skills Training Manikin.