The Detectives’ Endowment Association, Inc. — Paul DiGiacomo, President
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Jan 30
19:00 - 23:00

10-13 Benefit for Det. Anthony Ribustello

Thursday, January 30, 2020

19:00 to 23:00 hours

Mulcahy’s Pub & Concert Hall

3232 Railroad Avenue

Wantagh, NY  11793

Tickets $ 75

Food and Open Bar

 

Det. Anthony Ribustello of the Crime Scene Unit, and a 17-year veteran of the NYPD, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. His colleagues are also creating a challenge coin and tee shirt for fundraising efforts. An online store link will be forthcoming. Your support will be greatly appreciated.

 

Anthony Ribustello is a loving husband, as well as a father to his five-year-old daughter. Anthony was diagnosed with a very rare form of cancer known as MPAL Leukemia. At age 41, Anthony is one of only 66 known cases of this disease. Upon diagnosis, his health declined rapidly, leaving him confined to a wheelchair, unable to open his right eye whenever he wasn’t admitted to the hospital for the extensive chemotherapy treatments necessary to prepare him for a bone marrow transplant. After waiting months for a donor, Anthony underwent a bone marrow transplant and, unfortunately, the donor was mismatched. This left Anthony severely immune-compromised, resulting in more than 100 additional days in the hospital followed by weekly doctor appointments for post-transplant treatment and assessment. Anthony and his family are accruing extraordinary expenses battling this disease.

 

Contact –

Det. Bernice Brienza of CSU  (646) 996-8517

Det. Hector Deleon at CSU  (646) 402-2318

Det. Terry Brienza BN VFS  (929) 354 -7437