Report on Philanthropy
At University Hospitals, there is no greater mark of success than the support of those we serve. No greater measure of our performance than our connection to the community.
2018 by the Numbers
Million in Total Giving
Gifts of $1 Million or More
Total Gifts Received
Lighting the Way to Outpatient Care
Minoff Family gives back to the community that helped build their company, Kichler Lighting.
Establishing a First-of-its-Kind Cardiac Recovery Center
Angela and James Hambrick accelerate
the vision of the
UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute.
Advancing Westside Care
UH St. John Medical Center.
for the Annual Society
of 1866 Celebration.
Hope and Healing in Ashland
Samaritan Hospital Foundation supports programmatic and capital needs of UH Samaritan Medical Center.
Pregnancy Program Addresses Infant Mortality
More than $1 million received to expand successful CenteringPregnancy program
at UH Rainbow Center for
Women & Children.
Support for Vital Mental Health Initiatives
Gift from the Cleveland Foundation improves access to mental health programming at UH Rainbow Center for
Women & Children.
Pursuing a Cure for Childhood Cancers
Yamilet Huerta, MD, was one of just seven fellows awarded grant support from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation in 2018.
Specialty Clinics in Portage
Two major gifts benefit
specialty care at UH Portage Medical Center.
New Endowed Funds and Positions
Brenda and Marshall B. Brown Master Clinician in Innovation and Discovery
Brenda and Marshall Brown feel lucky to give back to their hometown.
Bob and Ann Gillespie Master Clinician in Oncology
Ann Gillespie and her husband, Bob, understand the toll cancer has on those diagnosed and those who love them.
Dee Kleinman Endowed Director of Volunteer Services
The establishment of UH's 100th endowed position was a milestone made more momentous by the donor – longtime UH volunteer
Dominic Piunno Endowed Chair in Hemophilia and Bleeding Disorders
Dominic Piunno has had hemophilia his entire life and, for nearly as long, has hoped researchers would find a cure.
Jane and Lee Seidman Chair in Cancer Innovation
Jane and Lee Seidman continue to change the face of cancer care for patients and the community.
Christopher M. and Sara H. Connor Chair in Integrative Health
Chris and Sara Connor
further their commitment
to integrative health.
Jack and Mary Herrick Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
Jack and Mary Herrick reinforce their trust in UH orthopedic leader James E. Voos, MD.
Marion C. Risman and Family Endowed Pet Pals Coordinator
Marion Risman had a special empathy for people in need and a way of making them feel better.
Corey and Doug Ralson Advanced Practice Nursing Scholars
The Ralstons' personal experiences inspired them to invest in advanced nursing at UH.
Estate Gift Aids UH Parma Medical Center
UH volunteer Margaret Tomec remembers UH Parma
Medical Center in her estate, committing the largest gift in
the hospital's history.
A Last Wish to Support Cancer Care
Richard Hardy honors his late wife, Ilene, with planned gifts to UH Seidman Cancer Center.
Ensuring the Best at UH Cleveland Medical Center
Generous estate commitment from Renate and John Strazzanti will support future patient care at UH Cleveland Medical Center.
The Healing Power of Art
Bob and Darlene Duvin gift the most significant contribution of art to UH in the system's history.
Giving Back to the UH Family
Sisters Mary Ann and Ann Marie Dragon have a combined 70 years of service to UH and believe
in giving back to the hospital
An Inspired Match for Rainbow Radiothon
Inspired to help, Jimmy and Dee Haslam match Radiothon donations dollar-for-dollar.
A United Effort for Cystic Fibrosis
They say it takes a village to raise a child. For Mary Ann and Tom Halfhill, UH physicians and staff are part of that village.
Tune into Your Heart
Event benefiting the Kevin W. Lynch Heart Disease Research Fund celebrates the life of family patriarch following a fatal
Growing Our Big Backyard
Ride the Rainbow raised more than $1.5 million, which will help expand UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s to make care accessible to all.