Stories illustrating the dynamic impact that philanthropy has on the work being conducted by UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care to enhance the health and well-being of our local and global communities.
Gates Foundation awards MassBiologics $2M to target leading cause of death for children in developing world
Grant supports development of treatment for enteric diarrhea. Read more.
Helping UMMS students by giving back and paying it forward
Alumnus Nathaniel Clark supports medical education with endowed scholarship and planned gift. Read more.
Community supporters raise more than $1.4 million for 9th Annual Winter Ball
Record-high total includes more than $500,000 to benefit the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Read more.
Steadfast supporters of 19th UMass Cancer Walk & Run beat fundraising goal
$560K raised for research, treatment at UMass Cancer Center Read more.
Celebrating support for scholarships
Donors recognized at annual dinner by UMMS leaders and students. Read more.
Accelerating research, expanding discoveries
$10 million endowment gift from Li Weibo Charitable Foundation to support world-leading research at UMMS. Read more.
Riccios intensify support for ALS, neuroscience research
Couple pledges $2 million to support UMass ALS Cellucci Fund and establish the Riccio Fund for Neuroscience Research. Read more.
A gift of gratitude
Grateful donor supports the IBD research of the UMass dietician she credits with "saving her life." Read more.
Galvanizing scientific discovery
Through the generosity of two area philanthropists, two new endowed chairs are established at UMass Medical School. READ MORE.
Pushing for breakthroughs
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation supports UMMS research on 3D-printed bone grafts, which could help treat pediatric patients with bone cancer. Read more.
Remillard Family broadens support of local community through endowed fund at UMMS
Program that provides baby boxes to Worcester families among first to get financial backing. Read more.
UMass Medical School faculty appointed to endowed chairs
Newly funded posts supported by Maroun Semaan, UMass ALS Cellucci Fund; existing chairs filled with deserving faculty. Read more.
Five Boston Marathon runners will support UMass ALS Cellucci Fund
On April 17, 2017—and for the sixth consecutive year—volunteer runners will participate in the one-and-only Boston Marathon to raise money for the UMass ALS Cellucci Fund. Read more.
Retired dentist honors late wife with gift to UMMS
Supports Parkinson’s disease research in Department of Neurology. Read more.