Foundation News

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Changing the way people think, act, and talk about dementia

09/06/2022

With Arizona anticipated to experience the highest increase in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias nationally in the coming years, programs and resources that help entire communities understand what dementia is and how it affects people are vital. To increase awareness and understanding, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute leads the Dementia Friendly Arizona initiative, an effort to ensure communities across the state are equipped to support people living with dementia and their caregivers. The program is supported largely by charitable gifts to the Banner Alzheimer’s Foundation.

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Hometown hero gives hospitalized kids gift of wonder

09/06/2022

A charitable organization that builds attractions in hospitals for brave children battling pediatric illnesses, Cameo Courage—started by West Valley resident Scott Fuller—gifted Banner Children’s at Thunderbird Medical Center with a Courage Corner in the pediatric family waiting room. This special space feels like stepping into the pages of a comic book to hang out in the world of superheroes.

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Partners in Wellness featuring Artisan Systems

09/06/2022

Banner Health Foundation gratefully acknowledges Artisan Systems for supporting our annual employee giving campaign, Better Together, by matching our team members’ contributions to the Banner Academy.

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Family turns painful loss into generous gift to support other parents

09/06/2022

One day last summer should have been a time of celebration for Amanda Sewell and her family as they prepared to welcome their baby girl to the world. But baby Alahni’s stillbirth instead left them shocked and grieving.

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Partners in Wellness featuring Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Tucson

08/24/2022

Banner Health Foundation and Banner Alzheimer's Foundation gratefully acknowledge new gifts of $10,000 or more from corporations, foundations, and local community groups that have invested in our organization in the past year through the Partners in Wellness program.

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