Philanthropy Perspectives

Philanthropy Perspectives, a bimonthly newsletter emailed to supporters of NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore), 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.

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Philanthropy Perspectives

Recognizing and inspiring YOUR charitable giving at NorthShore

April 24, 2019

Music Therapy in Harmony with Patients

When Ida Mollenhauer was diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer, she and her family faced many challenges over the next several weeks, including diagnostic tests, chemotherapy and surgeries at Kellogg Cancer Center at NorthShore Evanston Hospital.

But there were helpful nonclinical services available the family wasn’t initially aware of, such as music therapy. A guitar player would stop by while Ida was having a treatment or in her hospital room, where family and friends would be gathered. He would ask for requests—and while Ida liked all types of music, she especially enjoyed flamenco and Latin music. Read more

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NorthShore’s Associate Board Motivated
by KJ’s Incredible Journey

Jennifer and Keelan Jones (above) had a game-time decision to make. After initially struggling to get pregnant, they were overjoyed to embark on what they assumed would be a normal pregnancy. But 23 weeks and five days in, something didn’t feel right.

Jennifer went to NorthShore Highland Park Hospital, where it was determined that baby KJ was on his way into the world—extremely early. The Joneses were then rushed to NorthShore Evanston Hospital to the Henrietta Johnson Louis Infant Special Care Unit (ISCU). Read more

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Funds Provide Mammogram Screening
for Underserved

NorthShore volunteers recently held their 3rd Annual “Jammin’ in Our Genes” Benefit to raise funds to provide mammogram screenings to underserved and uninsured patients in the Lake Country community. The MRW Leadership Board’s goal is to educate and empower people to make informed decisions to prevent hereditary breast and ovarian cancers. Funds raised through their activities support the Myra Rubenstein Weis Living in the Future (LIFE) Cancer Survivorship Program Pre-Vivor resources, including an online educational workshop created for individuals who carry the BRCA gene and other breast and ovarian cancer predisposition gene mutations. Read more

 

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When Innovation Inspires
Philanthropic Investment

Murray Ancell, NorthShore Foundation’s Executive Director, is excited and inspired by the Transformation Through Innovation Fund, a philanthropic seed fund unveiled by NorthShore in 2018 to honor Mark R. Neaman, Life Director, retired Executive Chairman of the Board, and longtime NorthShore President and Chief Executive Officer. This vital funding resource enables significant early-stage investment in initiatives that demonstrate the potential for patients to enjoy better clinical outcomes and truly differentiated healthcare experiences at NorthShore. Read more

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NorthShore Named to IBM Watson Health™ 100 Top Hospitals® List for Record 20th Time

NorthShore has been named to the IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals list for a record 20th time and is also listed among the top 15 major teaching hospitals in the country. Read more

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Heartfelt Thanks

Milton Pickett faced life-threatening heart failure. But thanks to leading-edge technology at NorthShore Cardiovascular Institute, this veteran barber is back in business.  

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Save the Date

May 1, 2019Myra Rubenstein Weis Health Resource Center Benefit Luncheon

May 18, 2019Michael Matters Foundation event at Arlington International Racecourse

May 18, 2019Think Pink Fun Run

August 17, 2019ADP Golf “Fore” Life Outing

August 17, 2019Joshua Stuart Krinsky Memorial Golf Outing

September 19, 2019Auxiliary’s American Craft Exposition Benefit Preview Party

September 20—22, 2019Auxiliary’s American Craft Exposition

October 6, 2019Karen Dove Cabral Foundation Butterfly Benefit

 
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