New gifts in 2014 Propel Children’s Research Institute into the Next Phase of Discovery
Because of the foresight and generosity of several of Dallas’ leading foundations and families, more than $20 million was committed to Children’s Medical Center Foundation in 2014 for the benefit of the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI).
Austrian Immigrant Who Logged 10,000 Volunteer Hours Inspires Family Donation
Early in her life, Ruth Adler fled Austria to escape Nazi persecution. By the end of her life she was a dedicated volunteer at Children’s Medical Center Dallas, helping nurse sick children back to health and living a value system so opposite to the cruelty that she fled.
Wish for Peace of Mind for Other Parents Inspires Gift
Inspired by the care their son received, the Winn Family Foundation has given $250,000 to Children’s Medical Center Foundation to support the Food Allergy Center and establish the Winn Master Physician in Food Allergy, to be held by Dr. Bird.
Former Children’s Chaplain Honored with Endowed Chair in Pastoral Education
Rev. Priscilla Wood Neaves performed many dozens of weddings, baptisms and funerals and delivered hundreds of sermons as a United Methodist minister, but it was her time spent as a chaplain, in particular at Children’s Medical Center Dallas, that meant the most to her.
The MMK Foundation, established by Mark and Marcia King to effect positive, sustainable change in the lives of children, citizens, and communities globally, recently announced a gift of $150,000 to Children’s Medical Center. The gift will help provide electronics, entertainment, and electronic technology to multiple programs.