Philanthropy Perspectives

Philanthropy Perspectives, a bi-monthly newsletter emailed to supporters of NorthShore University HealthSystem, provides profiles on grateful patients and friends who have made charitable contributions to NorthShore, as well as details on opportunities for involvement including volunteer groups and events.

Read the latest issue below. View archived issues »

NorthShore Foundation

Follow us on 

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus

Philanthropy Perspectives

A bimonthly e-newsletter recognizing the impact of your support.

February 21, 2014

Family Establishes Grant to Help Brain Cancer Patients

Michael and Mary Schostok

Even while in treatment at NorthShore Evanston Hospital Kellogg Cancer Center for an inoperable brain tumor, 50-year-old Michael Schostok, a successful trial attorney, husband and father to three children, was saddened when he learned of other patients who were not only fighting for their lives, but also struggling with financial burdens.

"Michael witnessed the day-to-day financial struggles of others with brain cancer and he wanted to help. By establishing The Michael Matters Grants we are making his wish a reality."
                                   - Mary Schostok

Read more.

Honor the Physicians Who Touched Your Life

Donate by December 31!

National Doctors’ Day is March 30, 2014. You can change lives by making a donation in honor of your NorthShore physicians this Doctors’ Day. Your support can help the medically underserved, provide professional learning opportunities for our nurses and physicians, and enable our physician-scientists to forge new medical frontiers and cure challenging diseases.

Click here to donate today!

Students Go Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Northfield PINK

Since 2008, Peggy Holecek’s students at Glenbrook North High School have been designing and selling pink T-shirts to draw attention to October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

“The students are proud of making a difference. It connects our teams together and makes everyone proud of what they’re doing to help their community.”
                                     - Peggy Holecek

Read more.

Your Impact!

Through your generosity:

Your Impact

Thank you for partnering with NorthShore to ensure that world-class healthcare is available in our own backyard. Discover your impact.

Getting Involved to Give Back

Was one of your New Year's resolutions to give back and get more involved with your community? 

Mike Jelinske

Mike Jelinske answered the call two years ago when he became a member of one of NorthShore University HealthSystem’s (NorthShore) volunteer membership groups.

The Associate Board is an organization of young professionals whose fundraising events and service programs benefit the Infant Special Care Unit and Department of Pediatrics at NorthShore Evanston Hospital.

"I give back because it's incredibly rewarding…especially if you’re passionate about the cause!"
                         - Mike Jelinske

Read more.

Your Input Matters!

Philanthropy Perspectives is a bimonthly e-newsletter distributed to NorthShore Foundation’s friends and supporters. Through donor and volunteer stories, this publication highlights the impact of giving to NorthShore’s clinical care, academic medical education and research programs.

This e-newsletter is prepared especially for you, our supporters, and we value your feedback and suggestions to ensure that you find this publication to be an informative and engaging read. This brief survey takes just a minute or two to complete.
Click here to take the survey. You could be a lucky winner of two complimentary general admission tickets to the The Auxiliary's American Craft Exposition in August 2014. The deadline for the drawing is February 28.

Donor’s Gift to Hospice Comes from the Heart

Omer and Annabelle Voss

To have loved ones suddenly in need of in-home, nursing home or hospice care is difficult enough all on its own. But when the caregiving family members live out of town, the myriad decisions that must be made during the crisis within a short time frame can present even more challenges and add to an already stressful situation.

"NorthShore stepped up to help navigate a medical situation—even when neither parent was in their immediate care. That experience later triggered our desire to support resources for such navigation and crisis help."
                         - Omer Voss, Jr.

Read more.

Mark Your Calendars!

Pac-Man, NBA Jam and More at Headquarters Beercade in Lakeview on Friday, February 21
MRW Health Resource Center Benefit Luncheon, May 7
Hospitals’ Gala, June 14
Be Part of the CURE, July 18
American Craft Exposition, August 21-24

To continue making an impact, please make a gift online.

NorthShore University HealthSystem Foundation 
1033 University Place, Suite 450, Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 224.364.7200  |  Email:

Privacy Policy  |  Unsubscribe Copyright 2014 NorthShore University HealthSystem

Quick Links    |    Make A Gift    |    Save the Date    |     Join Us    |    Contact Us    

Join the conversation       

Policies and Procedures    | © 2014 NorthShore University HealthSystem. All Rights Reseved.

1033 University Place, Suite 450
Evanston, IL 60201