Preferred to Sponsor Cancer Foundation Gala – Honorees Named

Posted on February 1, 2016 By

Tickets and sponsorships are now available for the Emmanuel Cancer Foundation’s (ECF) annual Crystal Gala presented by Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services, with headquarters in Eatontown, on Saturday, March 12, 2016, from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. at Ocean Place Resort & Spa, 1 Ocean Boulevard, Long Branch, N.J., 07740.

The 2016 honorees are Dr. Margaret Fisher, medical director, The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center; Dr. Lisa A. Forzani, Forzani Family Chiropractic Center; William MacDonald, group manager, PNC Bank; and Select Equity Group Foundation.

Tickets cost $150 each and include “The Preakness,” an evening of virtual horse racing action; a cocktail hour; a sit-down dinner with an open bar; dancing; silent and gift auctions; prizes; and more.

Sponsorships range from $100 to $20,000. For sponsorship opportunities, call Rosemarie Contreras at 732-282-2324 or
ECF, 1710 Highway 71, Suite 2, Wall, N.J. 07719 provides specialized services, at no charge, to New Jersey families who are caring for a child with cancer. The services include professional in-home counseling; advocacy on behalf of families; materials support, such as food, clothing, toys, and household items; and emergency financial aid, such as paying for rent or utilities.

For the past 30 years, ECF has helped more than 1700 New Jersey families in Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, and Ocean counties who are dealing with pediatric cancer. The regional centers of EFC are in Scotch Plains (Headquarters), Woodbury, Midland Park, and Wall Township.

About Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services:
Since 1987, Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services (PHHC), 45 Main Street, Eatontown, N.J., has provided a wide range of medical and non-medical home health care services from pediatric to geriatric care throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. PHHC is accredited by CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Program), an accrediting organization for the home health care industry.

Preferred works collaboratively with physicians, hospitals, nursing homes and facilities to ensure a smooth transition to one’s home. In-house services include skilled nursing care for infants, children, adults, and seniors; personal care services, including bathing, grooming, dressing, feeding, etc.; private duty nursing services; and at-home physical therapy, among others. All of the care can be provided in-house and is coordinated by registered nurses, with clinical supervision available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Visit Preferred at for more information.