Stories with tag: "Philanthropy"

Patient Stories

Wayne’s Story: Determined To Be the Best He Can Be

Wayne Janovsky challenges himself with exercise to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease
Wayne keeps active on exercise bike

Fueling RUSH’s Future

Donor-supported endowments drive the work of RUSH University faculty members in perpetuity
From left to right: Kumar B. Rajan, PhD; Amina Ahmed, MD; John W. Burns, PhD; Kerstin Stenson, MD, FACS; and Monique Reed, PhD, MS, RN, FAAN.
Waterford Place

Providing Support for Family, Friends of Cancer Patients

Networking group helps caregivers see they’re not alone
Waterford Place support group
Heart Health

From Musician to Surgeon to Philanthropist

RUSH Heritage Society member Phyllis Bleck, MD ’79, DMA, leaves a lasting legacy at RUSH
Dr. Phyllis Bleck portrait in 1979
RUSH People

RUSH Copley Is Family

Decades of devotion lead John Diederich, RUSH Copley Medical Center president and CEO, and his wife, Joanne, to make a planned gift
Joanne (left) and John Diederich
Waterford Place

College Athletes Make Blankets for Waterford Place

Aurora University students continue Project Linus tradition
Aurora University student athletes donated blankets to Waterford Place Cancer Resource Center
Health Equity

Making Strides in Closing Healthcare Gaps

Philanthropic funding enables RUSH faculty to advance research aimed at reducing health disparities locally and globally
From left to right: Kirsten A. Dickins, PhD, AM, Rachel L. Boutté, PhD, MDiv, and Esther Lee, MD, MPH
Mental & Behavioral Health

Wounded Warrior Project Grant Expands Veteran Care

Grant includes approximately $21 million for RUSH’s Road Home Program
Road Home Program at RUSH
Mental & Behavioral Health

Donation Committed to RUSH’s Road Home Program Will Help Address Critical Brain Health Needs  

The Lundbeck US Charitable Fund announced it is awarding more than $4 million over three years to organizations focused on addressing the significant brain health needs of veterans in the U.S.

Road Home Program logo

Coming Together to Support Cancer Research

Family-owned West Side company Roscoe raises funds to support RUSH Cancer Center
Roscoe team members showcase a novelty check representing a gift to RUSH Cancer Center after a monthlong fundraiser and matching contribution from President Jim Buik.