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Stories of Philanthropic Impact

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Helping a grandson turns into an emergency – and a gift of gratitude

Grandparents Bill and Marilyn Motley, who live in Atlanta, Georgia, expected a busy but uneventful time helping their grandson move into a new apartment in West Lafayette. But then Bill had a heart attack. Marilyn and 81-year-old Bill had returned to their hotel and gone to sleep when Bill woke…

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IU Health announces fundraising campaign to make west central Indiana healthier

Pictured: Gary Henriott speaking on the panel next to Matt DeGolyer At a June 25 event in Lafayette, IU Health Foundation announced “All the Difference: The Campaign for Indiana’s Health” in west central Indiana. Part of a statewide fundraising effort, the campaign supports a multi-pronged approach…

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Donors grateful for ‘Wait and see’ approach

Brinton and Clarie Farrand’s $10,000 gift to IU Health Foundation came “out of the blue,” but their motivation for making the gift followed a five-year-long path. The Cicero couple’s journey started about five years ago, when Brinton was diagnosed with prostate cancer. His then-urologist…

A message from Foundation President Crystal Miller

IU Health Foundation leverages the power of philanthropy to support the IU Health mission of making Indiana one of the nation’s healthiest states. When you give to IU Health, you aren’t just making a donation—you’re making all the difference.

Thanks to philanthropic support, IU Health is helping patients live longer and better. We are arming our clinicians with state-of-the art tools and knowledge. We are taking healthy habits and practical solutions beyond hospital walls and into our communities. We are building spaces that deliver the future of healthcare. None of this is possible without our donors. We are grateful for your partnership to make Indiana healthier.

IU Health Foundation was formed in 2018 by integrating individual foundations within IU Health into a bigger, stronger Foundation that attracts the transformative gifts IU Health needs to improve Hoosiers’ health. The Foundation honors the intentions of past donors and historic philanthropic relationships, while taking advantage of synergies and efficiencies created through integrated work. We also ensure that local stays local; your gift goes where you want it to go.

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Thank You

A message from Foundation President Crystal Miller

IU Health Foundation leverages the power of philanthropy to support the IU Health mission of making Indiana one of the nation’s healthiest states. When you give to IU Health, you aren’t just making a donation—you’re making all the difference.

Thanks to philanthropic support, IU Health is helping patients live longer and better. We are arming our clinicians with state-of-the art tools and knowledge. We are taking healthy habits and practical solutions beyond hospital walls and into our communities. We are building spaces that deliver the future of healthcare. None of this is possible without our donors. We are grateful for your partnership to make Indiana healthier.

IU Health Foundation was formed in 2018 by integrating individual foundations within IU Health into a bigger, stronger Foundation that attracts the transformative gifts IU Health needs to improve Hoosiers’ health. The Foundation honors the intentions of past donors and historic philanthropic relationships, while taking advantage of synergies and efficiencies created through integrated work. We also ensure that local stays local; your gift goes where you want it to go.

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Read Crystal Miller’s newest Quarterly Report

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Jun 04

Q1 Report: Leveraging Philanthropy to Attract Visionaries

Crystal Hinson Miller, president of IU Health Foundation, is a national leader in healthcare philanthropy. Here, she shares her personal reflections. As someone working in the healthcare industry, I often get asked for recommendations when a friend or someone they love is facing a major health…

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Mar 07

Changing the narrative on Indiana’s health

As we prepared to announce IU Health Foundation’s $200 million “All The Difference” fundraising campaign, we spotted a national news story that underscored the importance of the work the campaign will fund. In recent years, the generally poor health of Indiana residents has been documented in a…

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Jun 06

Q3 Quarterly Report: Why destination healthcare matters for IU Health neighbors

Crystal Hinson Miller, president of IU Health Foundation, is a national leader in healthcare philanthropy. Here, she shares her personal reflections. Having worked in healthcare philanthropy since the late 1990s, I’ve heard and used the phrase “destination healthcare” for years. But it wasn’t…

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