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Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital

Golisano Foundation
Media Advisory
September 26, 2019
The Golisano Foundation to Make a Special Announcement at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital 10th Birthday Celebration Friday Sep 27
The Upstate Foundation will host a party celebrating a decade of pediatric care at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital in Syracuse NY.
Ann Costello, executive director of The Golisano Foundation, will make a special announcement during a brief ceremony at 5 p.m.
Interviews will be available following the ceremony and media will be welcome on a tour of the children’s hospital.

Friday, September 27, 2019
4 to 6 p.m.
5 p.m. Ceremony
Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital
One Children's Cir, Syracuse, NY 13210
Tent at the corner of E. Adams St. and Irving Ave.

  • Complimentary parking in Upstate's East Garage with shuttle to and from the event
  • Please confirm your attendance with Kathleen Froio at

  • Eileen Pezzi, MPA, Vice President for Development, Upstate Medical University
  • Mantosh Dewan, MD, Interim President, Upstate Medical University
  • Robert Corona, DO, MBA, FCAP, FASCP, Chief Executive Officer, Upstate University Hospital
  • Gregory Conners, MD, Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Medical Director, Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, Upstate University Hospital
  • Ann Costello, Executive Director, The Golisano Foundation
About The Golisano Foundation
The Golisano Foundation is now one of the largest private foundations in the nation devoted to opening doors to opportunity, changing negative perceptions and stereotypes, and forging unprecedented partnerships to ensure individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities have pathways to personal dignity, independence and the best possible expression of their abilities and talents throughout their life times. With more than $40 million in gross assets, it has awarded more than $24 million in  grants , about $2 million annually, to non-profit organizations in  Western NY and New York's Finger Lakes Region and Southwest Florida .