Partnerships with our community across Bucks County take many forms and yield extraordinary results. From galas to golf, proceeds from our signature events and fundraisers benefit the patients and families we serve and connect us with our closest friends and supporters throughout the year. Doylestown Health Foundation gratefully acknowledges the many individuals, families, corporations, foundations, and local businesses for their steadfast support. We are pleased to celebrate the generosity of our community by sharing these highlights.
Doylestown Health Foundation is proud to recognize the individuals and organizations who have hosted events to benefit our patients, services and programs.
Members of Marine Corps League, Central Bucks Detachment 636, deserve a gold star for their fundraising efforts in support of our Teen Volunteer Scholarship Program. Their generous gift will help provide college scholarships to our dedicated teen volunteers who invest thousands of hours of service throughout Doylestown Hospital each and every year.
The Doylestown Health Foundation is grateful to receive a Capital Improvement Grant from the Foundations Community Partnership for the rebuilding of Children’s Village on the Doylestown Hospital campus! These funds will allow our children to enjoy exciting new playground equipment as they are welcomed into the new facility.
More than $130,000 was raised at this centennial-year outing in support of the Teen Volunteer Scholarship Fund and the One Vision Campaign! Special thanks to our golfers, donors, and title sponsor, Southland Industries, event sponsors Norwood and John S. McManus, Inc., and driving range sponsor SEI.
At their fourth annual holiday party, Rebecca and Michael Techtmann, together with family and friends, collectively contributed $7,500 to support the VIA Maternity Center at Doylestown Hospital. Their generosity will enhance amenities allowing the hospital to purchase new postpartum reclining sleeper chairs for new mothers and loved ones.
CB West and CB East Girls Volleyball teams donated $5,200 in proceeds from their annual
“Pink Out” event to Doylestown Health’s Cancer program in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Over the last nine years, the teams have donated a total of $26,000!
A day-long celebration of medicine highlighted global outreach efforts of Doylestown Health clinical staff with a poster session and special dinner featuring the work of ASSISTS—a clinical partnership led by Albert Ruenes, MD and his physician colleagues based in Dakar, Senegal. Guests were moved by the impact of ASSISTS, and more than $60,000 was raised in support of Doylestown Health’s Global Relief efforts.
Main St. (formerly Pine2Pink) continued their generous support of the Doylestown Health Cancer Institute with funding to purchase new, state-of-the-art La-Z-Boy infusion chairs for patients undergoing infusion treatments.
The Live Like Brent Foundation remains a dedicated and resilient advocate for our cancer program and host the annual Doylestown Skate and Music Festival. They have committed an additional $10,000 to the Live Like Brent Comfort Fund at Doylestown Hospital, which provides vital financial assistance to our blood cancer patients.
In the season of giving, we are very grateful to our generous community for putting a smile on our patients’ faces. We have received gifts from iServe community group at Our Lady Of Mount Carmel School, Doylestown, PA, Kathy Bradley, Colin’s Angels, National Council of Jewish Women Greater Philadelphia Section, and Sassy Massey Toy Drive.
CB Cares, along with students at local schools and Children’s Village, showed their appreciation for our #healthcareheroes with heartfelt notes to display at Doylestown Hospital and Pine Run Retirement Community!
In March, Doylestown Health staff learned of a Ukrainian hospital in need. Within two days, thousands of medical supplies were gathered and flown directly to Lviv, Ukraine. Oleg Vinnikov, MD, a hospitalist at Doylestown Hospital with family in the Ukraine, helped coordinate this effort.
Shortly after, another donation was sent with donated refrigerators from Aegis Scientific, and nearly $3,000 in donations and supplies from the Doylestown community and Associates. Pine Run Lakeview Residents held a bake sale to raise money for the effort as well.
With their largest gift to date, the CB West Girls Volleyball and CB East Girls Volleyball teams donated $3,600 in proceeds from their annual “Pink Out” event to Doylestown Health’s Cancer program in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, bringing their total giving over eight years to more than $20,000!
Talented volunteers knit thousands of cozy hats for newborns in the VIA Maternity Center as well as sweaters and blankets sold in the gift shop to benefit the Teen Volunteer Scholarship Program.
Michael and Rebecca Techtmann, along with their family and friends, collected nearly $7,000 at their annual holiday party, raising funds to purchase new reclining sleeper chairs for the post-partum rooms in the VIA Maternity Center at Doylestown Hospital.
Throughout the year, meal donations from local businesses and restaurants, like Thompson Organization, Oliver Healthcare Packaging, Titan Mobile Shredding, Jules Thin Crust Pizza, and more help fuel our hardworking healthcare workers.
Supporters of the 12th Annual Ruth Boland Memorial Golf Outing raised nearly $15,000 in support of the Doylestown Hospital Nursing Scholarship Program.
L&M Orthodontics and Girl Scout Troops 2008 and 21630 each demonstrated their appreciation for the hardworking caregiving teams at Doylestown Hospital by treating them to an array of favorite Girl Scout Cookie flavors on different occasions.
More than $10,000 in proceeds was generated from the annual Women’s Charity Day at Doylestown Country Club to support Doylestown Health’s Cancer Program.
Since 1989, members of the Good Bears Club at Pine Run have lovingly hand-sewn 28,000 teddy bears for children and their families who are admitted to the Doylestown Health emergency department. Villagers celebrated this extraordinary milestone with a “beary” special gathering!
With a tradition of unwavering generosity, the VIA of Doylestown presented proceeds totaling over $124,000 from the 46th annual Bucks County Designer House and Gardens to support the Clark Center for Breast Imaging at Doylestown Hospital.
When Nurses Field Day returned after a two-year hiatus with a “Survivor” themed day of friendly competition, Doylestown Hospital nurses celebrated their team spirit. The Nurses Week Challenge, issued by Marv Woodall, and related fundraising activities generated more than $50,000 in support of Doylestown Health’s Nursing Scholarship Fund, which supports continuing education for nurses.
The 2022 Golf Classic raised a record $145,000 for the Teen Volunteer Scholarship Program and the One Vision Campaign. We are grateful to the golfers and more than 40 sponsors, including title sponsor Burns Mechanical, event sponsors John S. McManus, Inc. and The Norwood Company, and driving range sponsor SEI Investments Company.
For the sixth year, Fred Beans Subaru and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society teamed up to support patients undergoing cancer treatment at Doylestown Health. The team is pictured with Alyssa, a 4-year cancer survivor and the Honored Hero for the 2022 Greater BucksMont LLS Light the Night. In all, 80 blankets, craft kits, and personal notes of encouragement were donated to comfort patients.
Fred Beans Subaru, Subaru of America, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) donated more than 60 blankets, along with personal notes of encouragement, to patients undergoing cancer treatment at Doylestown Health.
As part of their “Oliver Cares” program, Oliver Healthcare Packaging generously donated 65 meals for the Doylestown Hospital Emergency Department staff and their families to enjoy in thanks for their dedication to our community.
The Giving Tree, which strives to educate children to spread kindness through hands-on service projects, donated hero-themed snacks to healthcare heroes at Doylestown Health, complete with “heroes wear scrubs” artwork to recognize their hard work.
The local Girl Scouts of Troop #2008 collected monetary support to purchase boxes of Girl Scout cookies, which they then chose to donate to the “Hometown Heroes” at Doylestown Health.
On behalf of her Girl Scout Troop #21630, Ariya donated Girl Scout cookies galore with 85 cases for Doylestown Hospital.
The Professional Women in Building of Greater Philadelphia donated “bags of hope” filled with chemotherapy support supplies to the patients undergoing treatment at Doylestown Health’s Cancer Institute.
L&M Orthodontics generously paid it forward by purchasing cookies from local Girl Scout troops in the community and donating many cases of them to Doylestown Hospital.
The Thompson Organization, inspired by our Associates’ continuous dedication to our community, provided a generous breakfast from Bagel Barrel to the Doylestown Hospital Maternity Department.
Lowe’s Home Improvement employees in Warrington collected toys in an office toy drive and donated them to Doylestown Hospital for kids who visit Doylestown Health’s Emergency Department.
Titan Mobile Shredding donated lunch and dinner from Jersey Mike’s Subs in thanks to the dedicated Doylestown Hospital Associates who help keep the hospital running efficiently and safely every day behind the scenes.
A group of friends donated meals from Embers Smokehouse and Tap to the Emergency Department at Doylestown Hospital in gratitude for their compassionate care and dedication to our community, and hard work in helping others.
At their 2021 annual holiday party, Michael and Rebecca Techtmann collected nearly $7,000 for the VIA Maternity Center to purchase two new postpartum reclining sleeper chairs, after having raised $5,000 in 2020, and having donated pajamas, clothing, and gift cards to Doylestown Health’s Della Penna Pediatric Center and Healthy Beginnings Plus Program in the past.
As a local business themselves, Jules Thin Crust owners lead by example. Spreading holiday cheer to our hardworking healthcare workers with a food truck on Christmas Day for two years in a row, we are grateful for their holiday spirit and support.
The Della Penna Pediatric Center and Emergency Department are proud beneficiarys of the Annual Sassy Massey Toy Drive, which provides toys to kids at Doylestown Hospital. The effort is named in memory of 5-year-old Jillian “Sassy” Massey, who passed away in 2017 after a 20-month battle with brain cancer and wanted to deliver “miles of smiles” every sick child.
Weichert Realtors Doylestown held a holiday toy drive in their office and generously chose Doylestown Hospital as the beneficiary of their gifts. They donated various toys to bring cheer to our pediatric patients in the Della Penna Pediatric Center and the Emergency Department.
Lily’s Hope Foundation is a generous partner of the VIA Maternity Center and NICU. So far, they have provided “packages of hope” for families with urgent needs that arise when babies are born earlier than expected, and the financial support for the NICU to purchase a new Masimo SET Pulse Oximeter to care for our littlest patients more efficiently.
The A Moment of Magic Foundation chapters at Temple University and West Chester University chose Doylestown Hospital to be the first recipient of the Bravery Bags project. These gifts will encourage patients of the Della Penna Pediatric Center and pediatric patients in the Emergency Department to be “brave, strong, and fearless.”
The National Council of Jewish Women – Greater Philadelphia chapter have donated homemade treats to Doylestown Hospital every holiday season, pivoting recently to packaged snack baskets to appreciate and spread some holiday cheer to our Associates.
Every holiday season, Doylestown Health’s Carol and Louis Della Penna Pediatric Center receives handmade stuffed monkeys, superhero capes, and pillowcases from Bill and Marianne Sifer of Colin’s Angels, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping sick and disadvantaged children in the Philadelphia region.
The Simple Gifts Project is a generous supporter of the Della Penna Pediatric Center. They put together special packages of gift bags, crafts, and other items to brighten the lives of our youngest patients. Simple Gifts Project was started to pass along a smile to a child who is confronted with a hospital stay due to a chronic or terminal illness.
The employees at Charles River Laboratories’ Horsham PA site (Safety Assessment) created “Comfort Care Kits” for patients at the Cancer Institute of Doylestown Hospital. The kits were assembled by CRL’s Activities Committee and contained a variety of therapeutic and personal care items useful for patients undergoing chemotherapy and other treatments at the Center
CB West and CB East girls’ volleyball teams have held their annual “Pink Out” game and donated the proceeds to Doylestown Health’s cancer program in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month since 2014, totaling over $20,000 in support of programs related to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and support of patients at Doylestown Health’s Cancer Institute.
On World Prematurity Day, the sisters of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. – Alpha Alpha Omicron Zeta Chapter donated items to support families with babies in the Doylestown Hospital NICU that they collected from a “Community Baby Shower” in partnership with March of Dimes.
Árdana Food & Drink and KC Prime Steakhouse- Warrington, PA donated half of all sales every Monday in October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, totaling over $12,000 for the Clark Center for Breast Imaging, after holding the same kind of fundraiser in February in honor of American Heart Month and donating over $10,000 to Doylestown Hospital.
The staff at La Chelé Medical Aesthetics held a community-wide clothing drive and collected new hats and scarves during October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month to keep the patients in Doylestown Hospital’s Cancer Program warm through the winter.
As grateful patients themselves, and with gratitude for the care their children received at Doylestown Hospital, the Burkholders established “Bee Family” and the whole family put together activity boxes for the patients in the Della Penna Pediatric Center to enjoy.
The Bucks County Designer House is the largest fundraiser for the Village Improvement Association of Doylestown. The VIA presented a check to Doylestown Health with proceeds from its 46th Annual fundraiser to benefit ONE VISION: The Campaign of Doylestown Health.
The annual “Double D Dance,” hosted by the Minford Foundation and organized by Debbie Minford Dailey, raises money for Doylestown Health’s Cancer Institute and the Integrative Medicine Program. For the 11th year in a row, Debbie has presented proceeds to the cancer program, totaling $25,000 in 2020.
Thanks to the financial support of sponsors and local businesses, Pine2Pink Foundation representatives along with their founder, Keith Fenimore, have donated to Doylestown Health since 2019. These generous funds will be used to help cancer patients pay for costs associated with their care and provide support for treatment and complementary therapies.
CB West and CB East girls’ soccer team held their annual “Kick for Pink” event on September 26, 2019 at War Memorial Field at CB West and have donated the proceeds to Doylestown Health’s cancer program since 2014. In 2019, representatives from the two teams presented a check for a record donation of $4,575 to support breast cancer patients.
Local realtor, Deana Corrigan, and her team at Realty One Group Legacy have hosted celebrity bartending events at Chambers 19 Bar and Bistro in Doylestown. Cumulatively, they have generated more than $5,000 to fund the purchase of cancer wigs for patients of Doylestown Health’s Cancer Institute.
Simply Fresh by McCaffrey’s hosted their 4th annual Fight Cancer Day on October 23, 2019. They offered in-store specials and raffle prizes to the community and donated five percent of that day’s net sales. McCaffrey’s presented a check for more than $2,300 to benefit Doylestown Health’s Cancer Institute.
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is an organization of outstanding women educators. The Alpha Nu Chapter of Bucks County made a generous donation of books and hand crocheted blankets to support Doylestown Health’s Healthy Beginnings Plus program which provides medical assistance and pregnancy-related resources to expectant mothers and families in need.
Smith’s Auto & Truck Service organized a breast cancer awareness fundraiser throughout October 2018. For each state inspection during the month, Smiths Auto & Truck Service donated $25 to Doylestown Health. Smith’s Auto & Truck Service presented Doylestown Health’s Cancer Institute with a check for $4,100 benefiting the Breast Cancer Fund.
The Women’s Club of the Heritage Creek Community Association partnered with the Town and Country Players Theater for a fundraising performance of “Bonnie and Clyde: The Musical, ” raising $1,000 for Doylestown Health’s Cancer Institute. Funds will support women undergoing cancer treatment at Doylestown Hospital.
More than 175 Doylestown Health employees and visitors attended the Ford Drive 4 UR Community event, sponsored by Fred Beans Family of Dealerships, held on October 24, 2018. The event raised more than $3,500 with proceeds supporting ONE VISION: The Campaign for Doylestown Health.
Grace generously shared the joy of celebrating her fifth birthday by inviting friends and family to collects arts and crafts supplies to help lift the spirits of pediatric patients in the Della Penna Pediatric Center.
A $13,000 grant from the Super Hero Project and its founder, Kelly Gallagher, provided two state-of-the-art BiliCon light therapy blankets to treat newborn babies with jaundice at Doylestown Hospital.
Friends of the Heart Institute hosted celebrity judges and Doylestown Health cardiologists in a “light-hearted” competition featuring healthy recipes. Proceeds benefit the Woodall Center for Heart and Vascular Care.