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Game On: Youth Athlete Support Fund brings free assessments to high school athletes

06/01/2022

Nearly 700 high school athletes in the Valley of the Sun and Tucson received free sports physicals and baseline concussion testing this spring, thanks to Banner Sports Medicine and charitable partners including the Arizona Lottery, Phoenix Suns Charities, Arizona Coyotes, Elan’s Financial Services, Tucson Conquistadores, Tucson Roadrunners, Tony and Milena Astorga, and many individual donors.

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Generous gift helps cancer patients and families in times of need

05/02/2022

Christopher Todd Communities Built By Taylor Morrison donates Mesa home rent-free for a year to Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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March of Dimes launches new NICU Family Support® Program in Phoenix

05/02/2022

While the U.S. grapples with a maternal and infant health crisis and the rate of preterm births increase in Arizona, March of Dimes is launching a NICU Family Support® Program to support families throughout their pregnancy journey and raise critical funds to improve health outcomes for moms and babies.

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Banner receives $1.2 million from Maricopa County for health care workforce development

04/01/2022

Maricopa County recently awarded the Banner Health Foundation $1.2 million to expand its Career Pathways for Essential Frontline Healthcare Workers program for entry-level staff. The program offers job shadowing, mentorships opportunities, and support services such as transportation and childcare to help employees gain skills and experience to move into essential frontline health care roles.

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Arizona Lottery gives $50K for underserved student athletes

04/01/2022

The Arizona Lottery recently presented a $50,000 Gives Back Sponsorship check to the Banner Health Foundation. The funds will help cover the costs of sports physicals and concussion testing for over 1,500 underserved high school athletes through Banner’s “Game On: Youth Athlete Support Fund.”

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