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  • The Project

    Visits to the Stony Brook Children’s Hospital have doubled in the past six years, so investing in this vital resource for area families is a top priority.


    New Pediatric Emergency Expansion

    • Double our capacity for seeing pediatric emergency patients
    • Help us retain and recruit the top pediatric specialists
    • Support our Level I Pediatric Trauma Program
    • Permit the creation of a telemedicine program with community hospitals
    • Facilitate training the next generation of pediatric emergency clinicians and researchers

    Funding and Timeline

    The total budget for this important initiative is $30 million. Of this total, a minimum of $10 million will be generated through philanthropy. The remaining amount will be added to the Hospital capital budget plan. Already more than $5M has been secured from generous community donors. Give today.  

    Budget Estimates  
    Design $2,000,000
    Construction Management $1,000,000
    Construction $20,000,000
    Equipment $6,000,000
    IT Fit-Out $1,000,000
    TOTAL $30,000,000


  • Thank You Donors

    Long Islanders Peter and Nancy Richard invested $3.5M in pediatric emergency department expansion.

    children's hospital event 
    On October 5, 2018, Stony Brook University honored Peter and Nancy Richard and family for their $3.5 million gift to Stony Brook Children's Hospital emergency department expansion by naming the new building’s lobby the "Peter & Nancy Richard Family Foundation Lobby."

    (left to right) Peter Richard, Jr., Zachary Bohl, Patty Richard,  Lauren Bohl, Victoria Catoir, Nancy Richard, Anhthony Bohl, Peter Richard, Bill Noke, Kim Richard-Bohl, Susan Richard-Habberstad, Courtney Habberstad and Peter Richard. 

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    Two Anonymous Donors from Community have donated $2M to expand pediatric emergency services at Stony Brook Children’s. 

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    Following the Peter and Nancy Richard Family Foundation's $3.5 million lead gift to establish the Pediatric Emergency Expansion Fund, two additional donors have joined the Richard Family, contributing an additional $2 million to the Fund. These donors, who wish to remain anonymous, have brought the Fund past the halfway point of the $10 million fundraising goal.

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