There's still time: Make your 2021 charitable gifts

By making your year-end charitable gifts before midnight on Dec. 31, you can benefit from CARES Act tax advantages that are still in place—including expansion of the universal charitable deduction ($300 for single/$600 for married filers, even if you do not itemize) and expansion of the cap on deductions, from 60% to 100% of your adjusted gross income. As you thoughtfully consider your donations this year, we hope the Banner Health Foundation & Banner Alzheimer’s Foundation are among your chosen beneficiaries. Nonprofit Banner Health offers patients across Arizona from all walks of life many special programs, services and “extras,” most of which rely on charitable support.

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Music to His Ears: Learning that he is cancer free charted a new course for one grateful patient

Grateful beyond measure for the gift of lifesaving care he received at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, Scott Schreiber now uses his talent and passion for music to support others battling the disease. “They saved my life,” Schreiber says of Banner MD Anderson. “And, put me on a course to what I am now – cancer free.” Diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2019, Scott uses the word “compassionate” frequently when describing his care and treatment at the Cancer Center.

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