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Partners in Wellness featuring the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust

09/07/2023

Banner Health Foundation gratefully acknowledges the Nina Mason Pulliam Trust’s longstanding support of Banner Olive Branch Senior Center, which provides a variety of services to low-income seniors in Sun City and surrounding communities.

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Music therapy comforts Banner Children’s tiniest patients

09/06/2023

Part of Sarra Erb’s role as a board-certified music therapist at Banner Children’s at Desert involves singing to sick and premature infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Erb is specially trained to use her melodic voice to soothe them along with a calming touch to counterbalance the occasional poking and prodding necessary for lifesaving or life-sustaining treatment.

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Banner Estrella and ASU partner to introduce students to health care careers

09/05/2023

Banner Estrella Medical Center in west Phoenix and Arizona State University partnered for the first time to host the TRIO Summit, a program aiming to assist first-generation students, low-income students, or students living with disabilities to pursue a career in the medical field. Banner Estrella offered an exclusive hospital tour and guest speakers from various roles hoping to spread their passion for health care among the young and aspiring participants.

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Hyundai Hope on Wheels supports Tucson teen and young adult cancer patients

09/05/2023

Just in time for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September, Hyundai Hope on Wheels awarded Tucson’s University of Arizona Cancer Center a $100,000 Imagine Grant. Funds will support the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Program, offering age-appropriate and patient-centered recreation and wellness activities focusing on the unique needs of adolescents and young adults (ages 13 – 39) during cancer treatment.

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Partners in Wellness featuring Meritage Homes

08/24/2023

Banner Health Foundation gratefully acknowledges Meritage Homes’ support to help build a Play Zone at Diamond Children’s Medical Center. Once completed, this bright, open space will give hospitalized kids a place away from their hospital room and treatment areas to relax, play, read, express themselves creatively, and explore their emotions.

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