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Partners in Wellness featuring Arizona Coyotes Foundation

07/27/2023

Banner Health Foundation gratefully acknowledges Arizona Coyotes Foundation for supporting underserved youth athletes through the Game On: Youth Athlete Support Fund. Arizona Coyotes Foundation’s support helps provide preventative care to Arizona youth through three distinct assessments that have been proven to reduce injury and promote participation in sports.

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Burn program expands to serve more patients in need

07/18/2023

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson’s Burn Program hosted an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony in October 2022 to showcase its augmented inpatient and outpatient adult and pediatric burn services, made possible in part by charitable investments from donors. The Burn Program was bolstered in 2022 by a grant of $87,647 from the Catholic Foundation Diocese of Tucson.

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Kids let it go and sing through their hospital stays

07/18/2023

When Banner Children’s music therapist Sarra Erb met 7-year-old Hazel* for the first time, she knew two things: Hazel was recently diagnosed with cancer and she was quite shy. “I sang one of her favorite songs from Frozen and played lots of wacky instruments,” Sarra explains. “She did appear shy and withdrawn. But slowly, she sang along every so often in a soft and quiet voice.” The following day, Hazel saw Sarra walking toward her room and started jumping up and down and waving her arms. “The nursing staff, Child Life, and doctors were stunned. They’d never seen Hazel so engaged, so happy, and full of energy.”

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Partners in Wellness featuring DPR Construction

07/13/2023

Banner Health Foundation gratefully acknowledges DPR Construction for supporting our youngest patients by arranging a fundraising event called, “King of the Playground”. DPR Construction’s support helps ensure a bright future for Arizona’s children facing illness or injury.

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Banner's got talent

07/07/2023

Every day, Banner Health team members work alongside colleagues with a calling and devotion to take care of each other and our patients. And in the hustle and bustle of completing our daily tasks, we do not always have the opportunity to know and understand what our colleagues do or have interests in outside of work. So, when team members were asked to share their talent by donating their art, they delivered.

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