At New England Baptist Hospital, the generosity of our donors, grateful patients, and friends strengthens our ability to provide patients with exceptional musculoskeletal care—and brings us closer to our goal of becoming the best musculoskeletal hospital anywhere.
We are grateful to each of you for your support, and we hope you are excited about the opportunities that lie ahead for New England Baptist Hospital.
The health care industry is in the midst of a transformation driven by innovation, shifting health care policy, and even greater demand for high-quality care at reasonable cost.
NEBH has been called upon to take a leadership role in the formation of a world-class health care system in which it will be the sole specialty provider.
This strategic merger will create the second-largest health care system in Massachusetts and will provide care for millions of patients, dramatically expanding our regional reach and bringing New England Baptist Hospital care to many more patients.
Our goal is to seize this opportunity to maintain and enhance our reputation as one of the best musculoskeletal hospitals in the nation.
We seek philanthropic support to achieve this goal, securing our future and preserving the culture of excellence that has set us apart.
Strategic philanthropic investments will strengthen the hospital as it enters the new system, while keeping NEBH poised to capitalize on future opportunities.
By enhancing selected priority programs, NEBH will accelerate its ability to provide the best musculoskeletal care to more patients, enter the newly formed system in a position of strength, and fulfill our moral and ethical obligations to the patients and physicians who believe in and rely upon the Baptist as their orthopedic hospital.
Philanthropic investments will be made in three areas: People, Programs, Places
To learn more about our campaign, please contact our Office of Philanthropy at 617-754-6880.
The incredible skill and genuine compassion of NEBH nurses help to set us apart. And with the ongoing transformation of the health care landscape, nurses play an increasingly important role in the continuum of care. By providing scholarships to our nurses pursuing advanced degrees, NEBH improves the care provided by our staff—and, most importantly, our patients’ results. The generosity of our nursing scholarship donors makes a meaningful impact on nursing care at NEBH not only by advancing our nurses’ careers, but also by increasing the skill and expertise of our entire nursing staff.
Donor support allows us to:
Continued donor support will expand the ability of NEBH leadership to provide flexible support for scholarships and training for NEBH nurses and other clinical staff.
“I love being able to help patients get through those first few days after a knee or hip replacement, to help them see the light at the end of their recovery. I knew I wanted to earn my Master’s, and I always appreciated the role of the nursing educators who trained me. So I went back to school while working full-time, thanks to my NEBH scholarship, and earned my Master’s in Nursing Education. The availability of this scholarship also helped NEBH retain me as an employee; it shows that the Baptist is motivated to help nurses advance their careers and skills.”
Lauren Jasminski, MSN, RN, a nurse who completed her Master’s Degree thanks to NEBH scholarship support.
Please specify “Nursing Scholarship” in the comments section of the donation form.
Rose Society members are a special group of donors who share a commitment to securing the Hospital’s future success. Unrestricted leadership gifts of $1,000 or more to the NEBH Annual Fund are recognized within the Rose Society and provide essential funds to areas of the hospital where the need is greatest.
The Physicians’ Heritage Society recognizes the generosity of physicians who make significant philanthropic gifts to NEBH—with cumulative giving of $10,000 or more—to advance the Hospital’s strategic priorities.
The 1893 Legacy Society was established to recognize, honor, and thank individuals during their lifetime for provisions they have made to New England Baptist Hospital through estate planning. This honorary society recognizes the generosity of those special friends who provide a permanent legacy.
Learn more or join the Rose Society, Physicians’ Heritage Society, or the 1893 Legacy Society by contacting the Office of Philanthropy at 617-754-6880 or email@example.com
This newsletter highlights the stories of our generous donors and the progress they make possible, physician and caregiver profiles, event coverage, our annual donor rolls, and ways to get involved.
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Thank you to all who attended and supported the Annual Gala on May 7 – it was a wonderful evening full of beautiful art, musical performances, and an overwhelming sense of gratitude and support for NEBH.
Kirkby Memorial Service Award at the Rose Society Celebration
From 1941 until her retirement in 1974, Elinor Kirkby, RN, served as NEBH nurse, administrator, and board member and helped define NEBH as an orthopedic specialty hospital. She was a pioneer in the special way we treat patients at NEBH, and her commitment to creating a warm and highly personalized experience has lived on at the Baptist ever since.
At our annual Rose Society Celebration each year, the hospital gives the annual Elinor Kirkby Memorial Service Award in honor of Elinor’s legacy. The award is given each year to someone who has demonstrated extraordinary commitment to the mission, vision, and values of the hospital. At this year’s Rose Society Celebration, held on November 7, 2019 at The Country Club in Chestnut Hill, MA, NEBH honored the Currie Family as the recipients of the 2019 Kirkby Award.
The custom of welcoming each patient to the hospital with a red rose was established in 1958 by the late Carl J.B. Currie, a longtime hospital committee member and donor, who felt that every patient at NEBH should receive a flower.
In 2019, his granddaughter, Mrs. Barbara L. Currie, and other members of the Currie family, made a generous multi-generational gift to underwrite the rose program so that it may continue for many years to come. We extend our deep thanks to the Currie family for ensuring the future of this unique culture!
Our community fundraising program is fueled by grateful patients, their families, NEBH employees, and partnering businesses and organizations who host events and organize fundraisers for expert musculoskeletal care at New England Baptist Hospital.
From golf tournaments and spin classes to dinner parties and bake sales, there are many fun and easy ways to participate in our community fundraising program. Use your creativity and passion to raise funds that can be directed to a specific area of the Hospital, or to where the need and opportunity is greatest.
Our team is ready to talk through your ideas, share best practices and advice, and help set you up for a successful fundraiser. Contact the Office of Philanthropy at email@example.com or 617-754-6800 today to get started!
If you do not wish to receive future fundraising communications, please contact us by e-mail, call us toll-free at 844-275-1581, or send a letter to the Office of Philanthropy, New England Baptist Hospital, 125 Parker Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02120. Please allow 10 business days for processing.
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Interim Chief Development Officer
Beatriz R. Adrianzen
Director, Philanthropy Operations
Director of Major Gifts and Campaign Planning
Donor Relations Officer
Annual Fund Officer
Major Gifts Officer
Philanthropy Operations Manager
Senior Major Gifts Officer
Katie Quackenbush Spiegel
Director, Philanthropy Communications and Donor Relations
Philanthropy Coordinator – Major Gifts