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Campaign to build The Play Zone at Diamond Children’s hits milestone


Led by Tucson business owner and Banner Health Foundation board member Jeremy Sharpe, the campaign to build a Play Zone at Diamond Children’s Medical Center in Tucson is now two-thirds of the way to goal. More than 200 generous donors and companies have given a collective $2 million toward the $3 million fundraising goal. Gifts have ranged in size from $5 to $500,000, and every dollar counts.

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Gratitude is healing: Honor your Hero


Patients who feel grateful for the care they received in a Banner Health medical center show their gratitude through the Banner Health Hero program. With a donation of any size to the Banner Health Foundation, patients can honor any Banner employee who went above and beyond.

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Partners in Wellness featuring CopperPoint



Banner Health Foundation gratefully acknowledges CopperPoint Insurance Companies for its investment in youth behavioral health programs at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital. Their support benefits the Metro Phoenix area's uninsured pediatric population.

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The Future of Health Care: Developing Our Workforce


High quality, accessible, affordable health care is a vital component of a thriving community. However, today’s health care workforce—both in the United States and across the globe—is facing an array of challenges while health care systems are under increasing pressure.

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James M. Cox Foundation donates $5M to create Banner Children's Blood and Cancer Center



A $5 million donation from the James M. Cox Foundation will enable Banner Children’s to create a dedicated Blood and Cancer Center at Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, providing a one-stop, streamlined pediatric cancer care in the East Valley, home to more than 325,000 children under age 18.

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