5 RWJBH hospitals get $10K grants from Allergan

The Allergan Foundation has awarded five RWJBarnabas Health facilities with grants of $10,000 each for community benefit initiatives, the health system announced Monday.

West Orange-based RWJBH said the grants were awarded to:

  • Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville, for its Center for Excellence for Latino Health;
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, for its Breast Care Education and Screening Program;
  • RWJUH Somerset, Somerville, for its Medication Assistance Program;
  • RWJUH Rahway, Rahway, for its Helping Hands program;
  • Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, for its Project HEART at the Joel Opatut Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program.

Allergan, based in Ireland, is being acquired by Illinois-based AbbVie. Allergan has its U.S. headquarters in Madison, while the foundation is based in California.