BASF raises $340,000 for Children’s Specialized Hospital at third annual golf tournament
Funds support children with specialized healthcare needs
Nearly 100 community and business leaders teed off at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, NJ, on Sept. 29 to raise funds for Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation. This year’s tournament raised more than $340,000 for the nonprofit hospital, making the combined total contribution more than $700,000 since the tournament was founded in 2012.
The hospital serves children affected by brain injury, spinal cord injury, premature birth, autism, developmental delays and life-changing illnesses or injury. It is the largest pediatric rehabilitation health system in the United States, serving nearly 22,000 children per year at 13 different locations across New Jersey.
“BASF has a longstanding relationship with Children’s Specialized Hospital and this golf tournament is a natural extension of our work together to help the hospital deliver on its mission of creating a world where all children can reach their fullest potential,” said Ken Lane, President of BASF’s Catalysts Division. “Thanks to the generosity of customers, suppliers and friends, we continue to exceed our yearly fundraising goals, which in turn, help the hospital achieve its growth goals.”
“The children who receive care from Children’s Specialized Hospital are so fortunate to have dedicated corporate partners like BASF,“ said Amy B. Mansue, President and CEO, Children’s Specialized Hospital. “The funding from this year’s event will support our newest location in Warren Township in Somerset County. We are thankful to the entire BASF family for its commitment to supporting the local community.”
Major sponsors of this year’s tournament were Eastman Chemical Company; Hargrove Engineers + Constructors; Leader & Berkon LLP; Sabin Metal Corporation; Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP; Daiichi Kigenso Kagaku Kogyo; Deloitte; L’Oreal; Logistics Management Solutions LC; OIin Corporation; Praxair Inc.; Resinall Corporation; Sherwin Williams; and SI Group Global Headquarters.
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Ken Lane, President of BASF’s Catalysts Division (right, front row) and Phil Salerno, President of the Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation (left, front row) are joined by members of the BASF golf tournament planning committee. The golf tournament raised $340,000 during a Sept. 29, golf tournament to benefit the hospital foundation.
Children’s Specialized Hospital, the largest pediatric rehabilitation hospital in the country, treats children affected by brain injury, spinal cord injury, premature birth, autism, developmental delays, and life-changing illnesses at twelve sites throughout New Jersey. Services include outpatient therapies, physician specialty services, acute rehabilitation, medical day care and long-term care through its sites in Bayonne, Clifton, Egg Harbor Township, Mountainside, Toms River, Fanwood, Hamilton, New Brunswick, Newark and Roselle Park as well as outreach programs in many communities. Children’s Specialized Hospital is an affiliate member of the Robert Wood Johnson Health System and a proud member of the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation supports the programs and services of the hospital. The Foundation is ranked among the top six pediatric hospital foundations in the country. To help, or find more information: call 888-CHILDRENS; visit www.childrens-specialized.org; Facebook: www.facebook.com/childrensspecialized; Twitter: www.twitter.com/childrensspecnj ; YouTube: www.youtube.com/cshnj ; LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/children’s-specialized-hospital
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has nearly 17,000 employees in North America, and had sales of $19.3 billion in 2013. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit http://www.basf.us.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of about €74 billion in 2013 and over 112,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com.
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