PRESS RELEASES

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St. John’s ICARE Foundation Hosts Inaugural Together We Rise
Blue Phoenix Gala

 May 22, 2024 – It was a night to remember as the St. John’s ICARE Foundation held its inaugural Together We Rise Blue Phoenix Gala on May 16 at the Village Club at Lake Success.

The sold-out blue-tie event brought together Episcopal Health Services board trustees, executive leaders, team members, St. John’s ICARE Foundation sponsors, honorees, volunteers, and community members. The event raised critical funds for the ICARE Foundation, which supports the mission and vision of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital and Episcopal Health Services through investments in capital projects, equipment, community initiatives, and special programs. Read more...


 

Episcopal Health Services holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate the Completion of its new Clinical Learning Center (CLC)
in Far Rockaway

September 18, 2023Episcopal Health Services, in partnership with Ross University School of Medicine, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 14 to mark the completion of a new Clinical Learning Center (CLC). The CLC, located at 19-09 Plainview Avenue on the St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Campus, will provide an innovative learning environment, including the latest teaching technologies and much-needed meeting space for medical students who train at the hospital.
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St. John's ICARE Foundation Hosts their Seventh Annual Community & Back-to-School Wellness Event

August 21, 2023St. John's ICARE Foundation hosted its seventh annual Community & Back-to-School Wellness Event Friday, August 18th, on the grounds of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital. Because of this event, hundreds of kids who may have gone without vital school supplies could start the school year with new backpacks filled with notebooks, folders, markers, crayons, and more. Read more...


 

St. John’s ICARE Foundation receives a $38,000 Grant from the Amazin’
Mets Foundation to Support Teens Project in Far Rockaway

June 7, 2023 – St. John’s ICARE Foundation has received a $38,000 grant from the Amazin’ Mets Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the New York Mets, to support Episcopal Health Services Teens Project. 
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St. John’s ICARE Foundation Held Its First Patient Baby Shower Honoring Soon-To-Be Moms

May 11, 2023 – St. John’s ICARE Foundation held its first patient baby shower honoring soon-to-be moms, at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital on Sunday, May 7. The ICARE Foundation partnered with Olivia Farrell, a local Girl Scout from Troop #4771 who attends the same church as one of the Hospital’s auxiliary members, Maria Finley.
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St. John’s Episcopal Hospital ICARE Foundation Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Comfort Carts and Launch of Healing2Music Program

February 14, 2023Valentine’s Day was the perfect day to cut the red ribbon for the St. John’s ICARE Foundation Comfort Carts and Launch of the Healing2Music project at St John’s Episcopal Hospital. Read more...


 

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Receives $150,000 from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation in Support of Maternal Health Program

January 23, 2023 – St. John’s Episcopal Hospital (SJEH) was recently awarded a $150,000 grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation (MCHF) to support expansion of the hospital’s Maternal Health Doula Services Program. Read more...

 


 

Episcopal Health Services, Inc. Launches the St. John’s ICARE Foundation to Help Improve the Health of the Communities in the Rockaways

October 5, 2022 – On Sept. 29, Episcopal Health Services, Inc. (EHS, Inc.) celebrated the launch of its new philanthropic entity, the St. John’s ICARE Foundation, with a cocktail reception at the Rockaway Hotel. Read more...


 

St. John’s ICARE Back-to-School Event Draws Hundreds
to Rockaway YMCA

August 25, 2022 - It’s time for back to school! On Friday, August 19, St. John’s ICARE Foundation partnered with the Rockaway YMCA to host its 6th Annual Community and Back-to-School Wellness “Grab and Go” Event. Read more...


 

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Launches New Doula Services Program

July 14, 2022 - St. John’s Episcopal Hospital (SJEH) is pleased to announce the addition of its new doula services program to the obstetrics & gynecology department. Read more...


 

First Comprehensive Women’s Health Center Opens in Rockaway, Queens During Women’s History Month

March 31 2022 - Today, Episcopal Health Services Inc. (EHS)—the parent organization of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital—hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony and facility tour in celebration of the opening of the Margaret O. Carpenter Women’s Health Center located at 105-38 Rockaway Beach Blvd. Read more...