Foundation News

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Helping stock the Banner Children’s Toy Closets

12/01/2021

The holidays typically bring much-needed toy donations, enough to stock the Toy Closets at all three Banner Children’s medical centers in Mesa, Glendale and Tucson for the full year. After a challenging procedure, treatment, or when achieving a milestone, children get a trip to the Toy Closet to choose their own toy to keep—offering them a bright spot while they’re in the hospital. This year, instead of bringing toys to the hospital in person, donors are asked to make a secure, tax-deductible donation to the Virtual Toy Drive online.

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

11/01/2021

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 this disease.

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Help give cancer patients the comforts of home

11/01/2021

A group of committed community leaders has joined the Banner Health Foundation to offset the cost of safe, clean, local lodging for cancer patients who travel to Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center for treatment. The Home Away from Home campaign is building a permanent endowment to provide enduring support to assist patients who live beyond a safe distance from the Cancer Center.

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Partners in Wellness featuring Swire Coca-Cola

10/13/2021

Banner Health Foundation and Banner Alzheimer's Foundation gratefully acknowledge new gifts of $10,000 or more from corporations, foundations, and local community groups that have invested in our organization in the past year through the Partners in Wellness program.

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Register to Ride: El Tour de Tucson is Nov. 20

10/13/2021

Held annually the Saturday before Thanksgiving and sponsored by Banner - University Medicine, El Tour de Tucson is a fundraising adventure bike ride attracting over 6,000 cyclists of all ages and abilities from throughout the United States and worldwide. Participants include beginners, intermediate, advanced, and professional cyclists riding 100% human-powered bicycles.

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