Foundation News

Consider these tax-advantaged giving strategies for 2018

08/26/2018

Tax Strategies

There are many ways you can make a difference for the Banner Health program or hospital closest to your heart while enjoying financial benefits for yourself. In light of the new tax law, here are some smart ways to be charitable in 2018.

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T.W. Lewis Melanoma Center of Excellence Bringing Unparalleled Skin Cancer Expertise to Arizona

08/01/2018

T.W. Lewis Melanoma Center of Excellence

Since opening last November at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, the T.W. Lewis Melanoma Center of Excellence is well on its way to becoming the leading center for Melanoma diagnosis, treatment, and research in the Southwest. Support from donors and a matching gift from the T.W. Lewis Foundation generated $3.5 million to make the Center a reality, and far ahead of schedule.

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Make an Enduring Gift for Hospice Music Therapy

07/31/2018

Hospice Music Therapy

Legacy gifts are a powerful way for individuals and families to invest in the future of Arizona health care through Banner Health. A gift from your estate promised today—typically, at no cost to you—and realized after your lifetime can make a meaningful impact on programs serving future generations.

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Peter and Rebecca Fine Announce Matching Gift to Build Endowment for Hospice Music Therapy

06/08/2018

Peter S. Fine and Rebecca Ailes-Fine

You can help build a permanent endowment to support Music Therapy for Banner Hospice patients with a gift that is matched 50 cents on the dollar by Banner Health’s President & CEO, Peter S. Fine, and his wife, Rebecca Ailes-Fine.

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Higher Charitable Gift Annuity Rates

05/30/2018

Charitable Gift Annuities

With exciting news about increased charitable gift annuity rates, effective July 1, 2018, this may be a good time to boost your retirement income, while supporting Banner Health Foundation or Banner Alzheimer’s Foundation with a charitable gift annuity. Make a donation using cash, marketable securities, or other assets; receive stable payments from the Foundation for as long as you live; and take advantage of the highest gift annuity rates in over six years.

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