Who We Are

The Health Care Foundation of the Oranges, Inc., formerly the Foundation for East Orange General Hospital, was formed in 2016 as a result of the sale of East Orange General Hospital Inc. to a for-profit entity. Through our partnerships, we seek to provide a multitude of resources that will improve the overall emotional, mental and physical health of individuals. Our partners include local government agencies, faith-based, and community organizations.  It is our vision that our shared initiatives will have a beneficial, lifelong impact on individuals in the communities we serve.

Our Mission

Our mission is to promote healthcare awareness, education and funding for healthcare initiatives within our service area. It is our goal to improve the overall health of individuals in the communities we serve.

Who We Serve

The Health Care Foundation of the Oranges serves and supports healthy initiatives in East Orange, Orange, and Irvington, along with the South & West Wards of Newark.

Our Board & Leadership

  • Leonard Murray II, Chair
  • Richard Grodeck, Esq., Vice-Chair
  • Reverend Joseph Oniyama, Secretary
  • William Michael Barbee
  • Rose-Mary Allen Jenkins
  • Malik Carey
  • Amir Hashemi
  • Tracy Munford
  • Nadine Venzia
  • Samantha Webster Newman


  • Brielle Grey-Armstrong, Interim Executive Director