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Passionate about investing in your community’s health?

It’s not only possible, it’s easy to do with a beneficiary designation. Just name UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation as a beneficiary to receive a percentage of your assets such as retirement plans and life insurance policies after you’re gone. You simply fill out a beneficiary form that is entirely separate from your will. In fact, many of our legacy donors who have identified UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation as a beneficiary do not have a will.

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WISH giving circle announces 2022 award recipients

Women Investing in Strategies for Health (WISH), a program of UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation, is a giving circle formed by a group of local women. WISH educates, empowers and inspires women philanthropists. WISH members pool funds to support programs, projects, and services provided by UCHealth in northern Colorado. For WISH's 2022 funding cycle, a total of $69,150 was awarded to 16 programs.

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A scholarship recipient ‘pays it forward’

Ruthie Weyant, MSN, RN, CCRN-CMC, works at UCHealth Medical Center of the Rockies and is a past scholarship recipient and current foundation donor. She believes in education as a stepping stone. After Weyant completed her education with the help of scholarships, she was eager to extend the same helping hand to others.

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New electronic system streamlines check-in for blood donors

The generosity of our donors enabled UCHealth Garth Englund Blood Center (GEBC) to purchase an electronic donor-screening system that increases efficiency, which is especially helpful as our country experiences an ongoing blood shortage. GEBC provides 90% of the blood needed at our northern Colorado hospitals—having a profound impact in our community.

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2022 Impact Report

Communicating the impact of generosity on health care—showcasing how we steward your donations—is an opportunity we delight in. Your dollars make a difference to an astounding range of people and projects.

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Funds help provide devices to assist in clear communication with patients

Financial support from our COVID-19 emergency response fund was used to purchase 500 SuperEar personal sound amplifiers and distribute them on nursing units and patient care areas in our hospitals. The assistive listening devices are given to patients to use during their hospital stay. Afterward, patients can take the devices home.

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Thank you to our corporate partners for their support

Bank of Colorado
Dellenbach Motors
Markley Motors Inc.
Sage Homes
Woodward Charitable Trust
FNBO
The Human Bean of Northern Colorado
Alpine Bank
Colorado Eagles
Eye Center of Northern Colorado
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Northern Colorado Anesthesia Professionals
U.S. Engineering
The Women's Clinic of Northern Colorado
Advanced Medical Imaging Consultants
Canvas Credit Union
Flood and Peterson
Great Western Petroleum
High Country Beverage
Houska Automotive
Northern Colorado Hospitalists
Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies
Pepsi
The S/L/A/M Collaborative
Wilbur's Total Beverage