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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.

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Celebrating support for scholarships

Donors recognized at annual dinner by UMMS leaders and students. Read more. 

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Accelerating research, expanding discoveries

$10 million endowment gift from Li Weibo Charitable Foundation to support world-leading research at UMMS. Read more. 

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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. 

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A gift of gratitude

Grateful donor supports the IBD research of the UMass dietician she credits with "saving her life." Read more. 

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Galvanizing scientific discovery

Through the generosity of two area philanthropists, two new endowed chairs are established at UMass Medical School. READ MORE. 

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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

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Golf tournament raises $10,000 for colorectal cancer research

6th annual Clubs for Colorectal Cancer Golf Tournament and Benefit Dinner a huge success. Read more. 

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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. 

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American Cancer Society helps UMass Memorial cancer patients, families with access to lodging

The ACS awards a $100,000 grant to UMass Memorial Medical Center that will provide cancer patients and their caregivers with access to free and discounted lodging. Read more. 

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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. 

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UMass Memorial NICU baby sleeping safely at home in donated baby box

When UMass Memorial nurse Lisa Audette, RN, learned about the baby box concept, she knew it had potential to help our NICU babies. Read more. 

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Local kids with asthma get support from Ronald McDonald House Charities

Funds donated to UMass Memorial's Pediatric Pulmonary Asthma Program. Read more. 

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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. 

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Retired dentist honors late wife with gift to UMMS

Supports Parkinson’s disease research in Department of Neurology. Read more. 

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Girl on a mission

With an innate desire to help others, local 8-year-old directs her birthday gifts to patients at UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center. Read more. 

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