$37,000 Donated to Laurel House Through Fundraiser
Editor's Note: The following information is a press release from Magyar Bank.
Magyar Bank recently co-sponsored a golf outing that raised $37,000 for Laurel House Middlesex, a clubhouse that assists individuals with mental illness. The event, held in October at Royce Brook Golf Club in Hillsborough featured over 60 golfers and included donations from several local businesses. Co-Sponsoring the event with Magyar Bank was JFK Health System.
Laurel House Middlesex is a Clubhouse that provides a well-tested, proven solution to employing individuals with mental illness. The Clubhouse is a community of people with mental illness who work together toward a common goal: to rejoin the work of friendship, family, education and employment.
John Fitzgerald, President and Chief Executive Officer of Magyar Bank stated, “Laurel House does an incredible job in assisting its members despite their limited funding. We’re pleased to have been able to assist them in raising much needed funds and awareness for the work they do in finding employment for their Members.
Tom Lankey, Senior Vice President with JFK Health System added, “Laurel House Middlesex does a great job in not only placing its Members in jobs, but also making sure they remain connected with their family and friends. JFK Health System is pleased to support their efforts to fully integrate their Members into the Community.”
Deb Kaufman, Executive Director of Laurel House Middlesex said, “We are grateful for Magyar Bank and JFK Health System for their hard work in raising these funds. In these challenging economic times, support from local businesses are more important than ever, and the funds raised will go a long way in making sure Laurel House is able to continue to provide Members with the social and employment skills they need.”