Sara Masri Named Philanthropy Officer for Major Gifts for Butler Hospital

Release Date: 02/22/2016

Care New England Health System (CNE) and Butler Hospital are pleased to announce the appointment of Sara Masri as a Philanthropy Officer for Major Gifts.

With a primary focus on Rhode Island’s only free-standing psychiatric hospital, Butler Hospital, Masri will raise funds in support of patient care services, research, and teaching initiatives. Previously the director of development at the Trudeau Center, and assistant director of development at Meeting Street, Masri brings a combined 18 years of experience in philanthropy to her new role. Masri and her family reside in Providence.

About Butler Hospital

Butler Hospital, a member of Care New England, is the only private, nonprofit psychiatric and substance abuse hospital serving adults, seniors and adolescents in Rhode Island and southeastern New England. Founded in 1844, it was the first hospital in Rhode Island and has earned a reputation as the leading provider of innovative psychiatric treatments in the region. The Major Affiliated Teaching Hospital for Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Butler is recognized worldwide as a pioneer in conducting cutting-edge research.