The Power of Your Giving
Each gift to Northwestern Memorial Foundation touches lives in a real and powerful way. Over the years, we have witnessed truly transformative giving that has impacted patients, communities, physicians, nurses, and staff. These stories are only possible through generous gifts from people like you.
- Your Support Helps Families Enjoy the HolidaysA year and a half ago, Lanette was enjoying life after the birth of her daughter, Savannah — yet she was experiencing concerning symptoms. At first, she noticed that she felt especially winded going upstairs. Then, her condition grew much worse.
- You supported my mental health so I could fight my cancer.In some ways, the hardest part of having cancer is the mental impact. Your mental health is what keeps you going every day. When you are struggling with mental health, it’s hard to keep fighting the physical part of your disease.
- You helped me make it home, healthy.One Saturday evening in November 2019, I was walking in downtown Chicago with my wife and son when I started having chest pains. My wife called 911, and paramedics rushed me to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. I was having a heart attack.
- Hope 44 FundThe Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation was founded by Chicago Cubs first baseman (#44) Anthony Rizzo. Anthony realized during his own battle with cancer that no matter how difficult fighting cancer was for him, it was even more difficult for his family—and that an individual does not battle cancer alone, but that the whole family battles it together.