Dmitry Druzhinsky On His Center’s Fundraising Initiatives

Dmitry Druzhinsky On His Center’s Fundraising Initiatives

“From the beginning, MatchPoint NYC was intended to be more than just a basic health center,” proclaimed Dmitry Druzhinsky. “Our approach has been to make it into a community hub, a kind of athletic village where Brooklyn residents can socialize, compete and collaborate.” Functions held at MatchPoint NYC include the 2015 Johnny Ray Memorial Pro Wall Ball Tournament where politicians from Brooklyn and the Bronx raised awareness for both public health and youth empowerment; the Say No to Bullying! Fitness Day starring Dinara Safina, professional tennis player and Olympic silver medalist; and the New York Tennis Tournament, held each year since 2014 at MatchPoint NYC.  Wall Street investors including Jon Bader, Bruce Richards, Rob Pohly, Jeremy Mindich, Dax Vlassis and Bill Ackman come together each year to compete in what New York Tennis Magazine referred to as “one of the top tennis charity events around, and… one of the biggest and most successful events put on by the R Baby Foundation.” The event has raised over $500,000 in just two years at MatchPoint NYC, helping to benefit infant medical care through a variety of ways including telemedicine with pediatric experts, mobile simulation training program and symposiums.

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