FOR MORE THAN 20 YEARS, INTEGRIS HEALTH GALA DONORS HAVE LEFT AN ENDURING MARK ON THE HEALTH OF OUR COMMUNITY BY FUNDING PARADIGM-SHIFTING MEDICINE.
Here's a glimpse of how donors are impacting lives everyday.
Gala donors provided vital funding for our patients experiencing the most mysterious and complex diseases by addressing pediatric neurology needs, purchasing cutting-edge technology, and providing patient assistance to those who need it most.
Gala donors rallied to launch a transplant patient assistance fund sparked by the passion of Dr. Scott and Leslie Samara. Named in their honor-The Samara Family Transplant Patient Assistance Fund is dedicated to supporting transplant patients who need assistance with funding to be added to the transplant recipient list.
Gala donors funded a cutting-edge communication system to help our Emergency Room teams increase the speed at which they provide emergency care since every second matters in an emergency.
Gala donors launched INTEGRIS Children's Child Life Specialist program. This critical program provides specialized care for pediatric and neonatal patients and their families - helping them to understand their diagnoses and navigate through the emotional, psychological and financial challenges of being in the hospital.
Gala patrons chose to Stand with Sarah during an emotional appeal from Sarah, a pancreatic cancer patient. Sarah’s scholarship is now serving fellow cancer patients by giving them access to integrative therapies providing hope and healing.
Gala patrons rallied to fund the newest generation portable ECMO equipment and purchased and outfitted a transport vehicle to bring this technology to the sickest heart patients statewide.
Over ten years, gala donors grew the James L. & Margaret Henry Endowment Fund for Indigent Patient Care. This fund promotes wellness and serves some of the most at-risk and underserved families in our community.