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With socks being the most requested garment at homeless shelters, apparel maker Bombas donates so many pairs of new, premium socks that the brand is now known as much for their “buy one, give one” practice as they are for their products: high-quality socks, underwear, and t-shirts. It’s a simple philosophy: For every item purchased, a clothing item is donated by Bombas to a homeless shelter or homelessness-related charity.Read More
Because most lung cancer cases are diagnosed at later stages—when the cancer has already spread to other organs and treatment options are less likely to cure the disease—more Americans die of lung cancer than any other type of cancer.Read More
While dental health may not immediately be associated with a stay in the hospital, inadequate oral hygiene can lead to devastating disease and a significant loss of quality of life, particularly in the elderly, who represent the largest proportion of hospitalized patients. Bacteria from the oral cavity can travel to the lungs and cause older patients to contract hospital-acquired pneumonia, a serious and potentially fatal infection.Read More
Banner Health Foundation gratefully acknowledges Arizona Coyotes Foundation for supporting underserved youth athletes through the Game On: Youth Athlete Support Fund. Arizona Coyotes Foundation’s support helps provide preventative care to Arizona youth through three distinct assessments that have been proven to reduce injury and promote participation in sports.Read More
Banner – University Medical Center Tucson’s Burn Program hosted an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony in October 2022 to showcase its augmented inpatient and outpatient adult and pediatric burn services, made possible in part by charitable investments from donors. The Burn Program was bolstered in 2022 by a grant of $87,647 from the Catholic Foundation Diocese of Tucson.Read More