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Support your favorite hospital or program with a tax-free gift from your IRA

07/01/2019

Gift of an IRA to Banner Health

If you’re at least age 70½, you can use the IRA Charitable Rollover to make a tax-free gift to the Banner Health Foundation or Banner Alzheimer’s Foundation. This law allows you to transfer any amount up to $100,000 directly to a qualified charitable organization—without paying income tax on the distribution.

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Artificial heart assists a patient awaiting transplant

06/12/2019

Banner - University Medicine Institutes

With his chances of survival dwindling, Trent Lunsford suddenly had new hope when he became the first patient to receive an artificial heart in a rare procedure. He still needed a new heart, but this technological innovation, performed at the Banner – University Medicine Heart Institute, gave him the gift of time: 127 days, to be exact. Trent received his heart transplant on December 22, 2018, and today, feels better than ever.

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Caring for our kids

04/30/2019

HealthMobile and the Banner Children's Community Clinic

Banner Health’s Better Together employee giving campaign set records in 2018 with $1.76 million raised in its 10th anniversary year. This support goes to 40+ programs across Banner and team members directed more than $108,000 to the Banner Health Foundation's General Fund in 2018.

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Better Together donations in action

04/29/2019

Better Together in action

Banner Health’s Better Together employee giving campaign set records in 2018 with $1.76 million raised in its 10th anniversary year. This support goes to 40+ programs across Banner and team members directed more than $108,000 to the Banner Health Foundation's General Fund in 2018.

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Turn Your Annual Gift Into a Forever Gift

04/29/2019

Turn Your Annual Gift into a Forever Gift

Annual gifts are a critical lifeline for Banner Health. If you’re an annual donor, you know first-hand the satisfaction that comes from making a difference and you can make sure your generosity continues forever with a gift in your will or trust to establish an endowment.

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