Hailey's Hope Foundation holds fund raiser

| 22 Feb 2012 | 02:27

Goshen — Guests gathered recently to support Hailey’s Hope Foundation’s second annual dinner auction fundraiser at the Harness Racing Museum in Goshen. Sponsored by Delancey’s Restaurant, the event raised over $11,000 to help fund programs that benefit families with premature and seriously ill babies hospitalized in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla. Special guest Camtu Duong, a former NICU mom, shared her daughter’s miraculous story and how the foundation helped get her through her family’s long and difficult journey. “It is so inspiring how Hailey’s Hope Foundation helps NICU families,” said guest Meredith Char. “This event proves how passionate they are about addressing a need that often goes unsupported,” The event was supported by numerous in-kind donors including Sharp Business Systems, The Siegel Family, Walt Disney World, Richard Rosenfelt, The Zions, The Decina Family, Janice Robins, Ciao Bella Salon, Serenity Day Spa, High Withers Wine and Spirits, The Golf Club at Mansion Ridge, Star Wines and Liquors, ShopRite of Monroe, Stop and Shop of Monroe, Starbucks of Middletown, Only Nine Apparel, Monster Mini Golf, The Castle Fun Center and Orange Magazine. To date, Hailey’s Hope Foundation has helped over 350 families in 11 different counties, especially towns in Orange County such as Middletown, New Hampton, Monroe, Harriman, New Windsor, Newburgh, Campbell Hall, Walden, Pine Bush, Warwick and Highland Mills. For more information about the foundation and its programs, visit www.haileyshopefoundation.org or call 914-584-8833.