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Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Appoints New Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations

Released November 30, 2017

December 1, 2017 (White Plains, NY) – Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is pleased to announce that Sarah Caro has been appointed Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations in its Development Department.

Caro brings over fifteen years of development experience to the position, having successfully raised funds for many nonprofit organizations throughout her career. She will be using her skills in soliciting and securing funding from foundations, corporations and government entities to support Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s mission, as well as enhance and grow the hospital’s corporate and foundation fundraising initiatives.

Caro began her career as an advocate for the implementation of more health protective standards for drinking water. Since then, she has held numerous positions in development, gaining extensive experience managing large portfolios of foundation, corporate and government funders, as well as planning large scale fundraising events and developing and cultivating key relationships.

Immediately prior to joining Burke, Caro was the Director of Institutional Giving at Food Bank For New York City, overseeing annual fundraising of $26 million from foundations, corporations and government entities.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Sarah to our Development team,” says Richard Sgaglio, Burke’s Vice President, Marketing, Communications & Development. “She brings extensive experience and a unique set of honed skills to the position and will no doubt be an asset to both our department and to Burke as a whole.” 

Caro is a resident of Westport, CT, where she lives with her husband and two children. Her office is located on the second floor of the Billings Building on Burke’s main campus on Mamaroneck Avenue in White Plains. She can be contacted at scaro@burke.org or (914) 597-2846.

 

 Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute rehabilitation hospital in White Plains, NY. Founded in 1915 through an endowment from philanthropist John Masterson Burke, it is the only hospital in Westchester County dedicated solely to adult rehabilitation medicine. As of 2016, the hospital is now a part of the Montefiore Health System, Inc. Burke offers both inpatient and outpatient programs for those who have experienced a disabling illness, traumatic injury or surgery. For additional information, please visit burke.org.

 

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