Donor Stories

Jack and Emily Howell

A Second Chance at Life

Jack and Emily Howell give back to the Department of Radiation Oncology

Cancer patients with deep-seated tumors can soon access a new, cutting-edge treatment thanks to the Howells.
J. Richard Awalt

Leaving Behind a Lasting Legacy

Through a bequest, Mr. Awalt will forever be remembered for his generority

Mr. Awalt's bequest will impact the lives of countless patients at UMMC.
Dana Deighton and Tiffani Tyer

Outrunning Cancer

A patient and her caregiver complete the Maryland Half Marathon and raise more than $10K

When faced with a challenge, Dana Deighton does not shy away—she confronts it head on.
Koser family

A Light at the End of the Tunnel

One family shares their experience in the newly opened neonatal intensive care unit

The arrival of a new baby is an exciting time for any parent. But when a complication arises, those excited jitters can quickly change to worry and even distress.
Jackie Jones

Making Strides

Annual 5K expands its reach and continues to offer diabetes education

Jacqueline “Jackie” Jones continues to stay on pace with educating the public about the health effects of diabetes.
Doc at the NICU

A Special Visitor

Doc Clemens from Brave Beginnings visits the NICU

It is not every day that we welcome such a unique - and fuzzy - visitor to the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital.
Ron Maher Jr.

Q&A with Philanthropist, Ron Maher Jr.

Organizer of the Ronny Maher Memorial Polo Match to benefit the Shock Trauma Center

We spoke to Ron Jr. about his experience with the Shock Trauma Center and why he keeps the Polo Match going after all of these years.
Pat Casey

Navigating Uncharted Waters

After a life-threatening injury, Pat gives back in honor of the teams that restored her health

A generous gift to honor the Shock Trauma Center and Acute Care/Emergency Surgery teams "in recognition of their skills in putting the pieces back together and giving my body the time it needed to heal."
Richard Schwartz

Q&A with Philanthropist, Richard Schwartz

Entrepreneur and philanthropist continues his family’s legacy of giving to UMMC

We talked with him about his history with the University of Maryland Medical Center and what drives him to personally fund key programs and initiatives.
Jackie Jones

One Step at a Time

Unstoppable Educator Jackie Jones Gives Back to Support Diabetes Patients

This lifelong learner has discovered a new purpose: using her time and talent to help others.
Debbie Levy and Dozer

Serendipity Strikes Close to Home

Author and cancer survivor celebrates strong connections to UMGCC

By what can only be called serendipity, a recent project has strengthened Debbie Levy's connection to the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center.
Marlene Greenebaum

Celebrating 25 Years of Survival

Marlene Greenebaum gives all new meaning to the term “survivor”

In celebration of her triumph over cancer, Marlene Greenebaum and her family give back to the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center.
Sigma Phi Epsilon at 2015 NICU Reunion

Sigma Phi Epsilon's Pledge of Support to UMCH

A volunteer opportunity turns into a pledge of support for the new NICU

What makes Sigma such a unique story beyond fraternity brothers helping Maryland’s tiniest babies is their decision to develop a one-on-one partnership with a local cause.
Ed St. John

Altruism Abounds

Renowned leader lends time and resources to Shock Trauma Center

“Put others first,” this motto has long served as a driving force behind visionary business leader and philanthropist Edward St. John.
Mr. and Mrs. Hoffman

Living Legacies

BELOVED FRIENDS MAKE A DECEASED COUPLE’S PHILANTHROPIC DREAMS COME TRUE BY NAMING NEW NICU

The Jiji Foundation makes a significant gift to name the new NICU, The Drs. Rouben and Violet Jiji Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Neil Kishter

Provider of Peace

BOARD MEMBER ENHANCES CANCER CARE AS A LASTING TRIBUTE

Neil Kishter has committed to making a difference by enhancing the environment for cancer patients, families, and staff at UMGCC.
Neil Kishter

Dedicated Duo

FATHER AND SON AID UMMC ACROSS THE BOARD

The Doetsches’ dedication to UMMC began more than 20 years ago, when George Doetsch, Jr. joined the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Board of Visitors—still a member today.
Whitney Sibol

Surviving and Thriving

WHITNEY SIBOL - IN HER OWN WORDS

Whitney shares her trauma experience to encourage and help other trauma survivors and gives back to help the very team that saved her life.
M&T Bank

Community Minded

M&T BANK PARTNERS WITH UMMC TO KEEP BALTIMORE STRONG

"When you’re a community bank, you take care of the cities and businesses where you live and work.”
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Pioneering Progress

PASCAL’S GIFT TO UMMC HELPS OTHERS GET WELL

Robert "Bob" Pascal has made a life-long habit of giving back to the people and places that help him thrive, ensuring others have a chance to flourish as well.
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Trauma Trailblazers

SENATOR KELLY AND WIFE JANET HAVE FOSTERED SHOCK TRAUMA EFFORTS IN INNUMERABLE WAYS

An indispensable partner who worked tirelessly alongside Dr. Cowley to establish the Shock Trauma Center, Senator Kelly has championed trauma care, research, and training at UMMS for more than 35 years.
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New Hope for Cancer Treatment

WEITZMAN FAMILY HELPS ADVANCE RESEARCH

To move the Greenebaum Cancer Center’s revolutionary research forward at a rapid pace, an infusion of funding was neededand it came in the form of a critical philanthropic investment from the Weitzman Family.
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Cutting-Edge Care

ROBOT PREPARES PRECISE DRUG DOSES AT THREE TIMES THE SPEED

Through a vital gift of $1.2 million from Roslyn and Leonard Stoler, UMGCC has added a revolutionary new technology to our cancer-fighting arsenal: a chemotherapy robot that prepares drug doses three times faster than a pharmacist or technician.
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UMMC Midtown Campus Pathologist Gives Back

JOHN BRAUN, MD, CHIEF OF PATHOLOGY AND DIRECTOR OF LABORATORY FOR UMMC MIDTOWN CAMPUS

Through the generosity of donors like Dr. Braun, UMMC Midtown Campus continues to expand its network of care in key areas like chronic disease management.
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Honoring a Mother’s Memory

AN INSPIRATIONAL BOOK BY SIBLINGS FRED SILBER AND BEENY FINKELSTEIN

Mr. Silber and Mrs. Finkelstein choose to honor their beloved mother, who lost her battle with breast cancer, by composing a book of poetry accompanied by extraordinary photographs of roses.
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Gifted Scholars

SUMMER INTERNSHIP DRAWS THE FINEST UNDERGRADS FOR UNIQUE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Training the next-generation of cancer experts is a top priority at UMGCC. With help from the Nathan Schnaper Summer Research Intern Program, we continue to educate these bright young scholars, starting as early as undergraduates.
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A Legacy of Giving and Service

UMMC MIDTOWN CAMPUS AUXILIARY CELEBRATES OVER A CENTURY OF SUPPORT

For more than 100 years, the UMMC Midtown Campus Auxiliary has worked tirelessly to provide philanthropic support and volunteer service to the UMMC Midtown Campus.