History

1940's

  • Shore Memorial Hospital founded by community leaders.  The Auxiliary, the original fundraising arm of the Hospital, is established.

1989

  • Stainton Society founded to provide philanthropic support for hospital’s capital needs & modernization programs

1994-1996

  • Helped fund the new Shore Memorial Hospital Emergency Room

1998-1999

  • Kicked off the Millennium Campaign, which helped fund the new Shore Memorial Hospital Critical Care program

2002-2006

  • Initiated the Legacy Campaign, raising more than $14 million dollars from the community for the new Cancer Center & Cardiovascular Institute at Shore Medical Center

2007

  • Established the Guardian Angel Program, which provides grateful patients and family members with a unique opportunity to support Shore Medical Center with a monetary gift, while paying tribute to their special caregiver.
  • Established the Lightkeeper’s Society, a special donor recognition program that honors the outstanding commitment of donors who give $5,000 or more annually in support of Shore Medical Center

2008-2011

  • SHORE TOMORROW Campaign, raising $20 million for the new Ben and Flora Baker Surgical Pavilion and Campus Expansion project

2011

  • Renamed the hospital “Shore Medical Center”
  • Stainton Associates established specifically for the future philanthropic leaders at Shore Medical Center

2012

  • Dedicated the Emergency Department as the James Klinghoffer Emergency Pavilion
  • Renamed the new, state-of-the-art Pediatric Unit the Harry and Edith Klinghoffer Pediatric Care Center