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GOBEL’s Research Team keeps track of all publicly announced healthcare gifts of $10M+. Below find a list of principal/transformational gifts that were announced in April 2024.

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$10M+ healthcare gifts in April 2024:

  • The Hazel Ruby McQuain Charitable Trust made a $50M gift to West Virginia University Medicine supporting the construction of a new cancer hospital in Morgantown. The new facility will be called the Hazel Ruby McQuain Comprehensive Cancer Hospital. It will be a multi-story building that offers both inpatient and outpatient care, as well as surgical suite procedural rooms.
  • Joseph Children’s Hospital celebrated a $50M donation from Sidd Pagidpati, along with his brother Rahul and sister Srujani, to support pediatric health in Tampa. A new children’s hospital facility will be named Pagidipati Children’s Hospital.
  • Hoag Hospital foundation celebrated a $25M donation from Ben and Carmela Du. The Du Family Hospital Pavilion will be named on the Sun Family Campus in Irvine in honor of the gift.
  • Williams College announced a $25M anonymous donation to support three major initiatives: constructing a new museum building, developing a comprehensive plan for athletics and wellbeing facilities, and endowing the All-Grant financial aid program.
  • Norton Healthcare announced a gift of $20M to the “Just Imagine” campaign from the estate of the late Elizabeth Pahk Cressman, M.D., Ph.D., to support programming and research in Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders at Norton Neuroscience Institute. The gift will ensure greater access to medical expertise; expand innovative clinical translational research; and recruit, train, and attract specialists.
  • Inova Fairfax hospital celebrated a $20M donation from the Peterson Family. The donation will provide funding for two priorities: $15M will support Inova’s Life with Cancer program, and $5M will go toward the expansion of the emergency room at Inova Fairfax Hospital.
  • Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation announced that Susan Milman donated $16M to support the new outpatient cancer pavilion on Sarasota Memorial’s Sarasota campus. The facility, which will offer comprehensive outpatient cancer services, is currently under construction and slated to open in late 2025. In recognition of this latest gift and to honor her family, Alan K. Milman, Natalie Kover Milman and Morris Milman, and Arthur and Fay Kover, the new facility will be named the Milman-Kover Cancer Pavilion.
  • Nicklaus Children’s Hospital announced a $15M gift from Helen and Jacob Shaham to further support pediatric cancer care and research through the hospital’s cancer and blood disorders institute. In recognition of the gift, the program now bears the name, the Helen & Jacob Shaham Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute.
  • A $13.5M gift from the estate of the late Hugh H. Hoffman will support research and patient care related to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) at the ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic at the University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute.
  • A $12.67M lead grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust will support the creation of the Helmsley Medical Simulation Center at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at Tel Aviv University. The center will provide student training for a new generation of medical, dental, and healthcare professionals.
  • The Billings Clinic celebrated a $12M grant from The Leona M. And Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. The grant enhances trauma and complex care at Billings Clinic by funding ECMO services, establishing the first surgical ICU in Montana, and creating a transfer center to support rural communities in Montana and Wyoming.
  • The University of Cambridge’s Early Cancer Institute received a £11M donation to support its work in the fight against cancer from Sir Ka-Shing Li and the Li Ka Shing Foundation. The donation will support the redevelopment of the Hutchison building, home to the Early Cancer Institute; the building will be renamed the Li Ka Shing Early Cancer Institute.
  • The Center for Global Health Equity at the University of Michigan Medicine announced a $10M donation from Leslie Yamada. The new gift, bringing the Yamada family’s investment in global health to $20M, continues to support the center’s goal of advancing health equity.
  • The University of Waterloo announced a $10M CAD donation from Caivan Group which launched the Future Cities Institute founded by CAIVAN program. The initiative aims to create healthier, more prosperous cities.
  • The Breast Cancer Research Foundation Announced a $10M CAD donation from Karen and Rob Hale. The gift supports breast cancer research.
  • Tampa General Hospital celebrated a transformational gift from the Taneja Family Foundation, bringing their total contributions to $120M over the last two years. As part of the celebration, the hospital broke ground on the Taneja Surgical, Neuroscience & Transplant Tower, a medical pavilion in Tampa Bay.

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