How Donations Help Patients

Our mission is to assure that urologic and gastrointestinal patients in the Hudson Valley, with financial challenges receive, supportive services at their time of need. We understand that a diagnosis can mean unplanned expenses that can cause extreme hardship. Premier Cares Foundation’s goal is to make sure that patients are assisted with their urgent needs, so that some of their stress can be alleviated. Premier Cares Foundation is the only non-for-profit charity in the Hudson Valley who solely focuses on patients with urologic and digestive diseases.

  • Premier Cares Foundation partners with Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley and local community action agencies to help financially-challenged urologic and gastrointestinal patients in the Hudson Valley receive grants in the following categories:
    • Medication/Medical equipment not covered by insurance
    • Housing
    • Transportation
    • Utilities

Visit the The “Care” Fund page for more information. To donate click here.

  • Premier Cares Foundation partners with local hospitals to help support charity care for urologic and gastrointestinal patients in the community.
  • Premier Cares Foundation supports other local 501(c)3 charities that are aligned with our mission to support urologic and gastrointestinal patients in the Hudson Valley.

Premier Cares Foundation is a fully credited tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.



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Premier Cares Foundation
P.O. Box 93
Pleasant Valley, NY 12569

Amy Irwin
Executive Director

Board of Directors

Evan Goldfischer, MD, MBA, Chairman of the Board

Sunil Khurana, MD

Salvatore Buffa, MD

Robert Dean, MD

Jason Krumholtz, MD

Scott Kahn, MD

Amy Effron

Eve Ashworth

Ron Terry, RTT

Monica Metty

Rachel Tinkelman

Jackie Montfort

Premier Cares Foundation Staff

Amy Irwin, Executive Director

Gia McCormack, Associate Director, Fundraising & Events

Joanne Coratti, Community Outreach Coordinator

Monica Metty, PCF Board Member and Dedicated Volunteer