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Partners in Wellness featuring Child’s Play Charity

02/25/2021

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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CARES ACT: Tax incentives for charitable giving in 2021

01/11/2021

There are two key provisions of the CARES Act have been extended into the new year (and, in one case, increased), offering tax incentives for charitable giving in 2021.

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Charitable Gift Annuities: Generosity meets security

12/01/2020

With a charitable give annuity, the concept is simple: You make a donation using cash, marketable securities or other assets, and we, in turn, pay you a fixed amount for life. And now, if you make your gift by December 31, the gift annuity rates will be an estimated 0.3 to 0.5 percent higher than they will be beginning January 1.

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Tax advantages for charitable gifts raised by CARES Act

12/01/2020

The CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act was signed into law in April and it allows taxpayers to take a larger deduction for charitable gifts than would normally be available.

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New skin test accurately diagnoses Parkinson’s disease

11/23/2020

New research out of Banner Sun Health Research Institute (BSHRI) shows for the first time a simple skin test can accurately identify Parkinson’s disease. This is a real breakthrough since there is currently no reliable test for the disease.

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