Childrens Hospital Foundation, Norton Healthcare Foundation

Faith drives new chair of Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation

Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation board of trustees Chair Marita Willis arrives at board meetings a few minutes early to silently read the Norton Healthcare mission statement. It’s the line about “honoring our faith heritage” that means the most to her. “That’s what embodies me — faith,” she said. “Because who could survive losing both children…

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Autism, Childrens Hospital Foundation, Foundation, Norton Childrens Medical Group, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics

Norton Children’s opens new Hikes Point campus

Norton Children’s celebrated the opening of its new campus in Hikes Point. The facility represents a $16 million investment with the goal of enhancing pediatric care in the community. The 45,000-square-foot facility, located in the former Kmart building off Breckenridge Lane and Taylorsville Road, is the new home to Norton Children’s Autism Center. It also…

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Childrens Hospital Foundation, Endocrinology, Foundation

$15 million gift to create the Wendy Novak Diabetes Institute

Norton Children’s Hospital and the Lift a Life Novak Family Foundation today announced the creation of the Wendy Novak Diabetes Institute. A $15 million lead gift from the Lift a Life Novak Family Foundation is the starting point of a $60 million vision to expand diabetes care for children and adults, as well as build…

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Childrens Hospital Foundation, Foundation

Elementary students raise $40,000 for Norton Children’s Hospital

North Harrison Elementary School students raised $41,179.46 for Norton Children’s Hospital — the most the school has raised in more than 30 years of fundraisers. The Ramsey, Indiana, students raised $41,179.46 for Norton Children’s Hospital beat their previous fundraising record of $39,543.53 in 2019. The effort skipped 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions. The students raise…

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Childrens Hospital Foundation, Foundation, Heart, Norton Childrens Hospital, Norton Childrens Medical Center

Send Valentine’s Day cheer to children at Norton Children’s facilities

Community members have an opportunity to send children who are patients at Norton Children’s facilities a Valentine’s Day greeting. The greetings can be selected at NortonChildrens.com/Valentine. From Feb. 1 to 10, 2022, people can choose from seven different Valentine’s Day cards with heartfelt messages on the front and fun kids’ activities on the back. The…

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Childrens Hospital Foundation, Foundation

Southern Indiana Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals fundraising now will benefit Norton Children’s

When you see Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals partner organizations in Southern Indiana raising funds, they’re now supporting your local children’s hospital: Norton Children’s Hospital. For years, the funds raised in Southern Indiana were sent to Indianapolis. “We’re excited to be able to work with groups in Southern Indiana to keep funds local — funds that…

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Childrens Hospital Foundation, Foundation

How to cut taxes during retirement by helping Norton Children’s Hospital

If you like the idea of saving on taxes and supporting Norton Children’s Hospital, an individual retirement account (IRA) charitable rollover gift may make sense for you. Congress passed a law that gives you this option for your IRA withdrawal. While you must withdraw a certain amount of money from your IRA each year, the…

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Childrens Hospital Foundation, Foundation, Norton Healthcare Foundation

Volunteers and donors recognized for service and commitment

The Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation and Norton Healthcare Foundation recently recognized outstanding volunteers and donors for their service and commitment. Collectively, these volunteers have donated thousands of hours of their time and raised millions of dollars to support programs, hospital improvements, education and research throughout Norton Healthcare. Congratulations and thank you to each of them…

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Childrens Hospital Foundation, Foundation, News

Matthew and Beth Allen make $1 million gift in support of Norton Children’s Cancer Institute

Matthew and Beth Allen believe in a future without childhood cancer. This belief was inspired by a family tradition of supporting others, both in their community and — for Matthew — through his career as a financial adviser with Northwestern Mutual. Since 2012, advisers and employees of Northwestern Mutual have been committed to accelerating the…

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Cancer, Childrens Hospital Foundation, Foundation, Research

$1.5 million in support to fund innovative pediatric cancer research

Louisville philanthropist Tom Dunbar will provide support up to $1.5 million to the Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation for pediatric cancer research at Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine. This gift through the Evan Dunbar Foundation will create the Evan Dunbar Pediatric Cancer Research Program. Dunbar has been a long-time supporter…

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Cancer, Childrens Hospital Foundation, Foundation, Leukemia, Patient Stories

Friends and neighbors find themselves on pediatric cancer journey together

Kelsie Cooksey was devastated by the news from Katlyn Claywell, her friend, co-worker and Burkesville, Kentucky, neighbor, that Katlyn’s 19-month-old daughter Kamryn had been diagnosed with leukemia and needed prayers. Kelsie had a boy around the same age and felt her friend’s anguish. Days before, Katlyn had noticed a rash on her little girl with…

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Childrens Hospital Foundation, Foundation

‘Bone Appetit’ cookbook benefits Norton Children’s Hospital

Norton Children’s Hospital Auxiliary has produced a 300-recipe cookbook with recipes from well-known Louisville restaurants, Norton Children’s Hospital Auxiliary members, hospital employees and others. Funds raised from this special “Bone Appetit” book will benefit Norton Healthcare’s Heel, Dog, Heal facility dog program. The cookbook is available for $25 (handling and shipping are included) at https://boneappetit.itemorder.com/sale….

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