Founded in 1984, the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton Foundation is a not-for-profit 501c3
organization that raises funds to support patient care initiatives and capital projects for
RWJ Hamilton and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey Hamilton.
RWJ Hamilton Foundation endorses the Donor Bill of Rights developed by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and the Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits.
Led by a Board of Directors, the Foundation depends on the generous support of private donors, corporations and family foundations.
Also, an active Auxiliaryand the Young Professionals Group organize and host events that encourage community support.
In addition to offering a variety of planned giving opportunities,
the Foundation's annual signature fundraising events include a Golf & Tennis Classic, Black Tie Gala,
a 2K walk/5K run, and Toast to the Season.
Projects and initiatives that have benefited from the generous support of the Foundation include:
- Emergency Department Renovation
- HH Tuchman Pediatric Emergency Center
- Lakefront Patient Tower
- Four "Grounds for Healing®" Gardens
- Jeffery Pierfy Multi-faith Chapel
- Cardiovascular and Oncology Programs
- Girl Talk
- Nursing Education
- Pharmacy satellite locations
- The Stroke Program
- The Lymphedema Fund
- The Women's Center
- Lindsay Warren,
Vice President, Foundation and Development
- Jessica Alleman, Event Coordinator
- Rebecca Vele, Development Associate