RVC Resident Jeffrey Feil Donates $3M to South Nassau

The philanthropic gift will benefit the hospital’s cancer center.

Showing his continued support for the South Nassau Communities Hospital, Jeffrey Feil, a lifelong RVC resident and CEO of a Manhattan real estate development firm, donated $3 million to the hospital’s Cancer Center. Feil’s donation is the largest philanthropic gift the hospital has ever received.

“We understand and have deep appreciation for the role of a community-based healthcare provider,” said Feil in a statement on behalf of his family. “By fulfilling its mission to provide high-quality, standard-setting healthcare services that match the needs of the communities and the medically underserved, South Nassau makes an indelible contribution to the exceptional quality of life enjoyed by residents of the South Shore of Nassau County.”

Feil’s donation will support the growth of the Cancer Center and ensure that patients have access to the most advanced healthcare available. The Feil family has a history of donating to the hospital, including a gift to the Center of Cardiovascular Health in 2008 and another gift to the Cancer Center in 2009. Feil’s late father, Louis Feil, was a member of the hospital’s Presidents Club.

“This gift builds on the Feil family’s legacy of generosity to South Nassau,” said Elizabeth Nardone, vice president of development at South Nassau Communities Hospital. “Mr. Feil believes in the mission of SNCH, which reflects the changing and growing needs of the community, in particular, the underserved.”

To recognize the generosity of the Feil family, the hospital will rename the Cancer Center as, “The Gertrude & Louis Feil Cancer Center at South Nassau Communities Hospital.”

Ted David July 06, 2011 at 03:09 PM
Very nice, very generous gift. Perhaps some funds can go toward refurbishing the south end of the building which still looks like a vestige of Dr Albert Schweitzer's clinic in the bush. The front facade and lobby are very impressive. The pictures of the benefactors on the wall quite lovely. The player piano just like the one in the lobby at North Shore. But as you walk south the place gets uglier and dingier and more depressing. By the time you get to the D building it's really unfit for a 21st century medical facility. Sadly my mother and my aunt both had to be there and we all suffered. Old plumbing, old HVAC, old period. $3 Million for the cancer center is noble and beyond generous. Might we find another benefactor wiling to address the issues I raised?
That RVC guy August 11, 2011 at 10:14 PM
RVC Patch...all Ted...all the time. Ted, perhaps, an indulgence, if you may. Can Mr. Feil have his moment here? Thanks!


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