Foundation News

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Two win-win ways to donate

09/06/2019

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The main difference between a charitable remainder trust and a charitable lead trust is when we receive your gift. With a remainder trust, we receive the remainder after your lifetime or a term of years. With a lead trust, we receive our gift first, with the remainder going to your chosen heirs upon your passing.

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$5 million gift from Fulton Family Foundation supports prevention, treatment and research of childhood obesity

09/06/2019

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The Fulton Family Foundation has made a $5 million gift to the Banner Health Foundation to establish the Dr. Robin Blackstone Childhood Obesity Center of Excellence at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix. The Fulton Family Foundation is chaired by longtime Valley homebuilder and philanthropist Ira A. Fulton.

This gift establishes Arizona’s first center of excellence dedicated specifically to pediatric obesity and metabolic disorders—a passion of Mr. Fulton’s based on his own experiences as a patient of Dr. Robin Blackstone, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and the experiences of several of his family members.

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Charitable Gift Annuity: The gift that gives back

07/30/2019

Charitable Gift Annuities: The gift that gives back

There's a way for you to support the Banner Health Foundation and/or Banner Alzheimer’s Foundation and feel confident that you also have dependable income in your retirement years. You can do this with a charitable gift annuity.

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Passport to Music connects music and memory

07/30/2019

Passport to Music with BAI and MIM

Passport to Music is a life enrichment program by Banner Alzheimer’s Institute in partnership with the Musical Instrument Museum.

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Groundbreaking investigational therapies, collaborative studies are changing the fight

07/02/2019

Banner MD Anderson clinical trials

Many generous donors choose to help in the pursuit of tomorrow's cures by supporting research with their gifts to the Banner Health Foundation. Among the most promising areas of research supported by these gifts is the clinical trials program at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center. Since its inception, the Clinical Trials Division at Banner MD Anderson has opened over 190 research studies with over 680 patients participating in research.

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