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Instead of making a gift in their wills or estates, some people prefer the increased flexibility provided by a beneficiary designation through IRAs and retirement plans, life insurance policies, or commercial annuities. Another simple way to leave a legacy gift is to designate Banner Health Foundation or Banner Alzheimer’s Foundation as beneficiary of your bank accounts, certificates of deposit or brokerage accounts.Read More
The Banner Health Foundation is thrilled to announce that Arizona homebuilder, businessman and philanthropist Mr. Ira A. Fulton has endowed the Ira A. Fulton Chair in Bariatric Surgery and Metabolic Disorders with a $2 million charitable gift. This is the first endowed chair to be established at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix. Robin P. Blackstone, MD, FACS, FASMBS, has been appointed to the Fulton Chair.Read More
Without a will, your state’s laws—rather than you—will determine what happens to everything you own, as well as your minor children, upon your passing. National Estate Planning Awareness Week is Oct. 15-21, making this the perfect time to begin the process of developing the documents and plan that’s right for you and your family.Read More
You can help Cardon Children's Medical Center create innovative and creative spaces, as seen through the eyes of a child.Read More
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.Read More