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Feb 26

Gift adds crucial specialists to IU Health Neuroscience

A recent $1.5 million gift established the Kennedy Hoffman and Koorsen Family Fund for Neuro-ophthalmology and Neuroimmunology at IU Health Adult Academic Medical Center. "I hope this fund allows for continued growth and discoveries in the fields of neuro-ophthalmology and neuroimmunology, so…

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Philanthropy helps patients in surprising ways through Medical Legal Partnership program

IU Health team members help patients overcome all kinds of barriers to care—including legal barriers. Examples include guardianship of patients who can’t make decisions for themselves at discharge; insurance tangles; patient housing and evictions; and securing home care. “The Medical Legal…

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Now, let’s save infants’ lives

Indiana is one of the most dangerous places in the US for babies. Only 10 states have higher rates of infant mortality — meaning the number of babies who die before their first birthday. And it’s even worse for Black babies. They die at twice the state’s overall rate: 13.2 deaths per 1,000 live…

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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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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Jul 20

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 until…

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Q2 Quarterly Report: Joining Forces to Make Hoosiers Healthier

Crystal Hinson Miller, president of IU Health Foundation, is a national leader in healthcare philanthropy. Here, she shares her personal reflections. Five years ago, when IU Health launched the IU Health Foundation, it would have been reasonable to assume that the Foundation’s purpose would be…

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When you give to IU Health, you aren’t just making a donation--you are making a difference. There are many ways to give, and we will gladly tailor a plan that matches your personal giving priorities.

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