Foundation News

Higher Charitable Gift Annuity Rates


Charitable Gift Annuities

With exciting news about increased charitable gift annuity rates, effective July 1, 2018, this may be a good time to boost your retirement income, while supporting Banner Health Foundation or Banner Alzheimer’s Foundation with a charitable gift annuity. Make a donation using cash, marketable securities, or other assets; receive stable payments from the Foundation for as long as you live; and take advantage of the highest gift annuity rates in over six years.

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Philanthropy Helps Banner Concussion Center Level the Playing Field for Athletes


Banner Concussion Center

Right in our own backyard, with its entire start-up funded through philanthropy, the Banner Concussion Center is a resource for the community. From young athletes in underserved communities to the NFL, the Concussion Center offers the same quality of testing and return-to-play care. 

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Banner Alzheimer’s Institute - Tucson Challenge Grant


Jerre and Mary Joy Stead

Banner Health is committed to expanding Banner Alzheimer’s Institute’s comprehensive care model to Southern Arizona. Because this expansion relies on significant philanthropic support, Jerre and Mary Joy Stead will match every $5 gift to the BAI Stead Family Matching Challenge with $1, up to $600,000.

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Child Life: Something for the whole family


Hailey and the Child Life volunteers

After years of dealing with Cystic Fibrosis, 16-year-old Hailey values her special relationship with a team of professionals who make all the difference in the world. Banner Thunderbird Medical Center’s Child Life specialists support Hailey, and her entire family, in ways that are both tangible and intangible.

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Leaving a Legacy Through a Charitable Bequest


Leave a Legacy

A charitable bequest is one of the easiest ways to leave a legacy gift to the Banner Health Foundation or Banner Alzheimer’s Foundation. A bequest is simply specific language, expressed in your will or trust, that outlines your wishes to leave a gift after your lifetime to the causes and programs most important to you.

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