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Partners in Wellness featuring Valley of the Sun United Way

01/19/2022

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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Marking 10 years: Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center

01/03/2022

Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center recently commemorated its 10th year of providing world-class cancer care in Arizona. Opened in 2011 on the campus of Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbert, Banner MD Anderson is the largest extension of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center outside of Houston, offering patients the same treatment protocols, standards of care, access to clinical trials, and integrative support—all right here in the Valley.

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Mental health care for underserved Valley youth gets a boost

01/03/2022

As part of its nonprofit mission, Banner Health provides uninsured children free basic health care through two Banner Children’s Community Clinics located in the East and West Valleys and on the Healthmobile, a brightly colored, 38-foot-long mobile clinic that traverses the Valley. The program is supported almost entirely by charitable gifts to the Banner Health Foundation from individual donors, companies, and foundations.

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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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