Foundation News

Music therapist with Banner Hospice fulfills a musician's dream

04/03/2018

Banner Hospice and Pete

A singer, songwriter, teacher and performer, Pete spent 60 years building a full life around music. With a last wish to play his instrument again, Pete’s dream was fulfilled through weekly sessions with Banner Hospice’s only music therapist, Tammy Reiver.

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Patient Assistance Fund is a lifeline for those facing their biggest challenge

04/02/2018

Patient Assistance Fund

Imagine your retirement: Enjoying precious free time after decades of hard work, diligently saving money, making travel plans. Now, picture an alternate experience happening to individuals in our own community: Receiving a cancer diagnosis, realizing that even the best health insurance policies don’t fully cover treatments, and depleting life savings to battle the disease.

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The Pulse of the City Soiree

03/30/2018

The Pulse of the City Soiree 2018

An elegant and festive evening, The Pulse of the City Soiree is Banner Health’s signature fundraising gala. Guests will enjoy a spectacular auction, front-row access to a live concert, networking, and superb dining—all in the spirit of ensuring a bright future for Arizona’s children facing illness or injury.

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The BIG Outside at Cardon Children's Medical Center

02/26/2018

The BIG Outside

The BIG Outside is now open at Banner Children’s at Cardon Children’s Medical Center in Mesa, offering activities to help children keep their minds off treatment or receive rehabilitation therapy outdoors.

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Donor Gifts to Considine Hematology Research Fund Matched Dollar-for-dollar

02/23/2018

Hematology Research Fund

The Banner Health Foundation announced a matching gift opportunity to support cancer research at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in the area of blood cancer clinical trials. To advance promising research in this area, R. W. Considine generously committed a $500,000 matching gift to establish the first Hematology Research Fund at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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