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Message from President Samuel L. Stanley, Jr., MD

president stanleyDear Colleagues,

Stony Brook University has a long history of giving back to our community. Our commitment to the SEFA/United Way campaign has reflected our legacy of caring. Last year we raised more than $135,000 to help our neighbors in need. And this year I'm sure we can do even better. 

Stony Brook Cares provides a unique opportunity for faculty and staff to help affiliated charities and human services agencies in our community. Many local services rely on these funds to sustain their operations. These agencies help the elderly, provide childcare, assist the disabled, provide support to families in need and help the many veterans who live in our communities.

Giving to Stony Brook Cares is simple, and contributions can be directed to specific agencies including seven that go directly toward funds that are exclusive to the University: 

Stony Brook Child Care Services, Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund, University Hospital Auxiliary, The Hardship Fund, General Scholarship Fund, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital Fund and US Military Personnel Scholarship Fund.  Two additional agencies — Charles Thide Foundation and Literacy Suffolk — are affiliated with Stony Brook, but also help others in our community. Alternatively, you may allow your undesignated gifts to be distributed through local SEFA and United Way committees.

Please help us reinforce that Stony Brook University is not only committed to cutting-edge research and educational excellence, but also steadfast in our dedication to helping our neighbors whenever and wherever we can.

Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD

Please note the campaign runs on a yearly basis, and donations need to be renewed every campaign.

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