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Yale New Haven Children's Hospital recipient of area Kohl's Cares funding

Representatives from Kohl's Cares® attended the Yale New Haven Children's Hospital (YNHCH) Parenting Support Program holiday party recently to present a check for $115,044. Over the course of its 10-year partnership with YNHCH, Kohl's has donated more than $1million from the sale of Kohl's Cares® merchandise at area Connecticut stores. A portion of the Kohl's funding supports the "Caring Parents Make Healthy Families" program at the hospital.

Kohl's district manager, Michael Rusciano (3rd from right), presents a check for $115,044 to, from left, Cheryl Hoey, director, Patient Services, YNHCH; Cynthia Sparer, executive director and vice president, YNHCH; Marna Borgstrom, YNHH president and CEO; Jocelyn Maminta, health reporter for WTNH-TV; and John Leventhal, MD, medical director, Child Abuse Services and Prevention Program, YNHCH.

Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH), part of Yale New Haven Health, is a nationally recognized, 1,541-bed, not-for-profit hospital serving as the primary teaching hospital for the Yale School of Medicine (YSM). Founded as the fourth voluntary hospital in the U.S. in 1826, today, YNHH has two New Haven-based campuses, and also includes Yale New Haven Children's Hospital, Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital and Smilow Cancer Hospital. YNHH has received Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor of nursing excellence. YNHH has a combined medical staff of about 4,500 university and community physicians practicing in more than 100 specialties.