Montefiore’s Office of Community Relations collaborates with local government, elected officials and community organizations, serves on boards and planning committees, and sponsors a variety of activities and events that promote health and wellness. Our knowledge and influence allow us to be a strong and positive force in advocating for our community.
We partner with national and community-based organizations to foster the growth of innovative programs that impact health and wellness among area residents, and participate in large-scale community events including Tour de Bronx, an annual cycling event promoting healthy living, and Run for the Wild, a 5k Run/Walk in partnership with the Bronx Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society.
The Office of Community Relations oversees the Dennis Gardner Community Relations Team a group of associates from throughout our large organization committed to a common mission of providing essential health services and education to our community. This team listens and responds to the needs of the community, comes together to share information and resources, and facilitates communication between area residents and Montefiore.