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Current Stories

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A Year of Unending Gratitude

This year, unlike any other in memory, has reminded us of the importance of gratitude, both as an act of hope and an acknowledgement of abundance during hardship.

Patient Care
Community
MCV Campus

Grateful Four-time Survivor Gives Back for Cancer Research

Kathy and Wayne Funk have given generously to support VCU Massey Cancer Center. Their giving springs from a deep gratitude for the care Kathy received that saved her life and allowed her to enjoy time with a growing family of children and grandkids.

Patient Care
Planned Giving
Education
Research
MCV Campus

Expanding Our Capacity to Serve

It was a joy this month to provide some good news about the resources in place to support Central Virginia healthcare today and in the future. Our annual endowment report, which outlines the performance of more than 1,700 endowed scholarships, professorships, research and program funds, showed encouraging growth and more scholarships available for aspiring physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, therapists and others.

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Patient Care
Planned Giving
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Education
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Chronicle of Giving: Facing Crisis Together

One inspiring thing during the pandemic has been experiencing the generosity of neighbors, alumni, staff, friends and family of the MCV Campus at VCU Health who wanted to help the frontline healthcare workers and researchers in meeting the unique and evolving challenges of the time.

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Community
Research
MCV Campus

Giving a Boost to Massey’s Immuno-Oncology Program

Philanthropic leadership has given Massey Cancer Centers’ immunotherapy research program a booster shot of more than $6.6 million to support immuno-oncology research, clinical trials and the recruitment and retention of talented physician-scientists.

Alumni
Education
MCV Campus

Alumni Couple Spreads Giving Across Campus

Jason and Jamelle Paige, both of whom are MCV Campus alumni, have given in the past to the School of Dentistry where Jason is an alumnus. Recently, they have decided to support the physical therapy department at the College of Health Professions, which is where Jamelle is an alumna.

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Community

MCV Foundation Societies Go Virtual

The disruptions caused by COVID-19 meant many of the foundation’s in-person event plans had to be canceled in order to mitigate the spread of the virus and keep our friends safe.

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Community

Opportunities to Fight ALS Abound

The man who has inspired more than $250,000 to benefit ALS patient care, family support and research at VCU Health over the past three years now has a nonprofit of his own. So, get ready Central Virginia, here comes Team Quinn.