Philanthropic support enables women and children’s care unit to innovate
“Spinning babies” might sound like a video game, but in reality it’s an inventive, proactive approach to creating an easier birth. Thanks to donor generosity, the Spinning Babies program, along with some new technology and items that enhance care for babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), are available at our northern Colorado hospitals.
Congratulations to our 2022–23 employee scholarship recipients
The generosity of private donors and community business partners, as well as many of our employees, contributed to a total of $69,000 in awards to 50 employees. Congratulations to these individuals.
Upcoming events raise funds—and provide fun and networking
The foundation has three events for you to look forward to in 2023: Spring Benefit and two golf tournaments. We’ll provide more details after the first of the year. In the meantime, please save these dates.
Make a legacy gift—without writing a check
One of the most effective yet simplest ways you can support a charitable organization is by including a gift in your will. Also known as a charitable bequest, a gift made through your will can benefit both you and the causes most important to you.
Announcing the Campaign for Poudre Valley Hospital
UCHealth Greeley Hospital just marked its first birthday after caring for thousands of patients and playing a key role in the fight against COVID-19 in one of the hardest-hit counties in the state. “This was an exciting and yet challenging year that helped us build the foundation of Greeley Hospital,” said Marilyn Schock, president of the hospital. “The community will be depending on us for this excellent care for years to come. I am so proud of the work our team has done and all of the lives they’ve touched.”
Special announcement: David Crum to lead UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation
David Crum is pleased to join UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation as our senior director of development. In this role, he will direct the foundation’s strategic, growth and operational objectives. Crum joined the foundation team on Sept. 6.
Why I Give to UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation
Giving satisfies a unique human need to be part of something larger than ourselves. Giving to UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation fosters a strong, healthy community for our families, friends and neighbors. There are as many reasons for giving as there are people in the world. A few of our donors share their motivation for donating to invest in the health of our community.
Two departments at PVH receive Outstanding Care recognition from patient
The foundation congratulates the Poudre Valley Hospital orthopedics unit and environmental services teams. Through our Grateful Patient Program, a patient made a donation in their honor.
Inflation and supply-chain problems mean a rise in food insecurity
You may have seen or heard recent news coverage that indicates food insecurity is increasing as a result of pressures on the economy. Our own UCHealth Family Medicine Center food pantry is seeing higher usage and has issued an urgent call for donations. If you can help, we are grateful.
Blood center celebrates 40th anniversary
UCHealth Garth Englund Blood Center provides 90% of the blood needed at our northern Colorado hospitals. GEBC reached its 40th anniversary in late 2021 but because of the pandemic was unable to have a public celebration. Thus, the center is planning something special later this year to celebrate its four decades of service. In the meantime, check out these stories to see how philanthropic dollars help GEBC fulfill its mission: