In the wake of a tragic loss, some parents and families give back to honor their child's life.
Two families, each of whom experienced a tragic loss, agreed to share their story with us.
Philanthropy is a Catalyst for Innovation
Doug and Erin Becker established the Becker Family and Sylvan/Laureate Foundation Fund to combat hematologic cancers.
Many families have their own set of traditions. For the Schwartz family, their tradition is philanthropy.
Joseph and Corinne ‘Peachy’ Schwartz’s longtime support of UMMC and belief in philanthropy lives on through the generosity of their children and grandchildren.
Before his passing, Dominic Grimaldi set up a planned gift in honor of his care provider, Dr. Michael Benitez.
Thanks to thoughtful planning, his gift will benefit the University of Maryland Department of Cardiology for years to come.
The powerful role of venture capital and philanthropy
Venture capitalists Ashton and Adair Newhall sourced more than 1.4 million units of personal protective equipment for the University of Maryland Medical System; they also gave a transformational philanthropic gift to the UMMS COVID-19 Response Fund.
Once again, Jill and Chris stepped up to the plate by making a $3 million gift
Baltimore Oriole Chris Davis and his wife, Jill, recently made a lead gift to construct the Evelyn Kay Davis Congenital Hybrid Catheterization Suite, a state-of-the-art unit that will benefit countless young lives.
THE UPMAN ENDOWED FUND FOR R ADAMS COWLEY SHOCK TRAUMA CENTER PATIENTS provides support for lodging, transportation, and food
Carole Upman has devoted much of her life to helping those who have suffered a catastrophic injury.
A new Lokomat for the University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute
Rob Engel's belief in the Lokomat is so strong that he made a philanthropic gift to help purchase a newer model.
The Stoler's generosity runs deep at the University of Maryland Medical Center
Roslyn and Leonard Stoler make transformative gift that will reshape UMMC campus.
For S. Robert "Bobby" Ginsberg, it's always been about relationships
After 20 years, Bobby Ginsberg’s partnership with the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer continues to evolve.
Peter Angelos makes lead gift in memory of late sister; Neil and Emily Kishter and Hamish and Christine Osborne also make significant gifts
The state-of-the-art facility will allow scientists to create the next generation of cell therapies for advanced and resistant forms of leukemia and lymphoma.
Thank you to our partners in philanthropy who make transformative gifts that literally change the face of medicine.
An alarming illness leads the Richardson family to experience our advanced network of care
The compassion, respect and advanced expertise of the medical teams at each UMMS affiliated hospital inspired David and Karen to make a philanthropic gift.
After surviving a family member's tramatic illness, the Class family gives back
Gavin Class survived a tramatic illness thanks to the expert care he received at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.
This groundbreaking effort is possible thanks to the Kahlert Foundation
Through the national Stop the Bleed campaign, the renowned R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center is encouraging first aid training among the public.
Ronny Maher Memorial Polo Match
Celebrating 20 years, the Ronny Maher Memorial Polo Match continues to benefit the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.
Planned giving in focus
Through a major gift and bequest intention, Brent Myers will benefit mothers and babies in the new labor and delivery unit.
Diane wanted to support the organization that worked so hard to save her husband’s life
After unexpectedly losing her husband, Diane Boragno and her family continue to honor him through giving to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.
Being philanthropic can happen at any age
Gilman students raised more than $27,000 for the Drs. Rouben and Violet Jiji NICU.
Special video series featuring the generous donors who made significant gifts to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Critical Care Tower, making the new building a reality.
We are honored to share the stories of a few of our donor partners in this video feature.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 - 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 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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PATRONS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND GREENEBAUM COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER
In 1996, a $10 million gift to the University of Maryland Medical System and the University of Maryland School of Medicine to name the Cancer Center.