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Image of Fred NajjarWelcome to the latest edition of Philanthropy Impact, I am thrilled to share that for the first time in Dignity Health’s history, Philanthropy raised more than $100 million in consecutive years. In FY15, Dignity Health exceeded budget and raised more than $108.5 million in support of our healing ministry.

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Knocking Out Parkinson’s
Barrow Neurological Foundation received a generous gift of $1,537,000 from the Celebrity Fight Night Foundation for the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center.
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Frosts Support Access to Health Care Education and Research
Long-time San Luis Obispo County residents, Bill and Linda Frost, are committed to improving the lives of others in their community.  Read More »
“What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.”
 - Albert Pike
Stories of Philanthropic Impact

Enhancing the Quality of Life
Falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths in adults over 65, and the most common cause of hospitalization. Thanks to the generosity of the Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation, the quality of life for Parkinson’s patients over 65 will be enhanced. Read More »

Remembering Martha
Martha Annette Feutz was more than a friend of Glendale Memorial Hospital; for 10 years she volunteered her time and valued experience to the Comprehensive Cancer Center Advisory Board. Read More »

Gregory’s Legacy
Gregory Fulton received care at Barrow for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In June, Arizona homebuilder Ira Fulton and his wife, Mary Lou made a gift of $540,000 to Barrow Neurological Foundation. Read More »

Welcome Baby Program
St. Mary Medical Center Foundation received a gift of $455,000, a pledge payment towards a $1,556,675 partnership with the First 5 LA Welcome Baby funding initiative. Read More »

Grateful Patients: Mabel and James Coad
Mabel and James Coad first met when they both worked for the Brunswick Wholesale Drug Company in Los Angeles during the 1930’s. The two were married in 1942, right before James was shipped out with the Navy as a pharmacist mate in World War II – Read More »

Helping Stroke Victims in Northern California
Mercy Foundation North in Redding, California, recently received a generous gift of $250,000 from John and Betty Fitzpatrick toward the Stroke and Vascular Advancement Project at Mercy Medical Center Redding (MMCR). Read More »

Expanding Patient Navigation Services
The French Hospital Medical Center (FHMC) Foundation is proud to share it recently received a $250,000 grant from The Hearst Foundation to expand cancer patient navigation services at the Hearst Cancer Resource Center (HCRC) at FHMC. Read More »

A Legacy of Caring
Dante E. Tognazzi, Jr., was a man characterized by service and faith.  His kindness and generosity of spirit were recognizable as soon as you met him. Dante had a long history not only with the community but with Marian Regional Medical Center and the Sisters of Saint Francis. Read More »

Golf Anyone?
The Dignity Health Foundation - East Valley continued its annual golf tradition with the 13th Annual George Roza Golf Classic with the addition of more games and more fun. Read More »

Beyond the Walls
The Catholic Health Association recognized Beyond the Walls, the joint community benefit program of Mercy Hospital Downtown, Mercy Hospital Southwest, and Memorial Hospital all located in Bakersfield, California.
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Healing Mind, Body, and Spirit
Dignity Health prides itself on offering patients new and innovative ways to enhance the health care experience and reap the clinical benefits of healing mind, body, and spirit. Read More »


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