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 previous archived newsletters.   Recognizing and inspiring YOUR charitable giving

  Recognizing and inspiring YOUR charitable giv


NorthShore Foundation

Follow us on 

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus
 

Philanthropy Perspectives

Recognizing and inspiring YOUR charitable giving at NorthShore

 

August 16, 2018

Surgeon-Scientist Fights Prostate Cancer

NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) has named Brian T. Helfand, MD, PhD, as the Ronald L. Chez Family and Richard Melman Family Chair of Prostate Cancer, an endowed chair generously gifted by local philanthropists Ronald Chez, Richard Melman and their families in 2007. Read more

I want to make a gift to support patient care and research at NorthShore.

 

Scholarships Advance Nursing Care

More than $200,000 was distributed in scholarship funds to 69 NorthShore employees at this year's Nursing Scholarship Luncheon, where award recipients, managers, and donors celebrated the record number of awards. The Nursing Scholarship Fund, established in 1990, provides scholarships to NorthShore nurses wanting to advance their nursing education, as well as staff members who feel inspired to enter the field. Read more

I want to make a gift to support patient care and research at NorthShore.

 

ACE Supports Increased Mental Health Services

One in five adults in the United States suffer from mental illness, yet access to treatment is limited and often delayed, sometimes with catastrophic results. NorthShore is developing a Psychiatric Urgent Care Program to assist those in need of immediate care, as well as a new model to aid primary care physicians in the management of patients with low to medium risk factors. Read more

I want to make a gift to support patient care and research at NorthShore.

 

Survivors Pay It Forward; Ease the Pain of Others

It has been a long and sometimes grueling 12 years for Vickie and Tim Burke, both cancer survivors who chose to help others with services Vickie benefited from—services often not covered by insurance.

In 2008, just two years after Vickie had surgery to remove a 2½-pound cancerous tumor followed by chemotherapy and radiation, she and her husband started a scholarship fund to aid cancer patients with integrative medicine services such as acupuncture, massage therapy, nutrition counseling and stress reduction measures. It’s believed that such treatment can positively impact a range of quality-of-life issues leading to increased energy, enhanced strength, improved appetite, pain relief, better digestive functioning and restful sleep. Read more

I want to make a gift to support patient care and research at NorthShore.

 

Benefit to Support Head and Neck Cancer Patients

Friends for the past 18 years, two women have found themselves in the same position: facing head and neck cancer, a seemingly rare condition that accounts for 4 percent of all cancers diagnosed in the United States, but one that lacks community awareness, support and funding for research. Gail Paskind and Audrey Alvarado are trying to change that. Read more

I want to make a gift to support patient care and research at NorthShore.

 

 NorthShore Foundation wants to hear from you!

Please be on the lookout for an email invitation coming soon that asks you to participate in a very important survey about philanthropic giving to NorthShore. With your participation, we'll be able to develop new and improved ways to make giving to NorthShore even more meaningful for donors. We hope you’ll take the time to answer our questions and tell us what inspires you to give—and what we can do better to keep you connected. Thank you!

I want to make a gift to support patient care and research at NorthShore.

 


A quarterly health and lifestyle digital magazine from NorthShore University HealthSystem

Now in its 11th year, Connections magazine shares the stories of real people in our community who have benefited from the superior clinical care, exceptional patient experiences and ongoing innovative research at NorthShore.

Path Toward Big Dreams
Epilepsy expertise at NorthShore Neurological Institute sets a brighter future for aspiring teacher Marissa Brown.
Read Marissa's story and watch a video »


I want to make a gift to support patient care and research at NorthShore.

 

Save the Date

August 18, 2018—ADP Golf “Fore” Life Event

September 14, 2018—Joshua Stuart Krinsky Memorial Golf Outing

September 21–23, 2018—American Craft Exposition

October 4, 2018—Court the Cure

October 14, 2018—Karen Dove Cabral Butterfly Benefit

October 20–21, 2018—Sing to Live Community Chorus

November 9, 2018—HeadStrong Voices for Healing

December 1, 2018—“Jammin’ in Our Genes” Benefit

 
View past editions of our newsletter in the Archive.
 
I want to make a gift to support patient care and research at NorthShore.

NorthShore University HealthSystem Foundation 
1033 University Place, Suite 450, Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 224.364.7200  |  Email: philanthropy@northshore.org

Privacy Policy  |  Unsubscribe        Copyright 2018 NorthShore University HealthSystem

 

 

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

Join the conversation       

Policies and Procedures | © 2018 NorthShore University HealthSystem. All Rights Reserved.

1033 University Place, Suite 450
Evanston, IL 60201
224.364.7200
philanthropy@northshore.org