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  • Trauma one year later

    One year later, your gifts help save lives

    In 2019, many of you joined us at Gala 2019, supporting Spectrum Health’s Level I Trauma Center. The leader in delivering time sensitive emergency care at the highest level any day, at any time, and for every type of injury.

    A year later, nursing student Ryan Brown was struck by a car riding his moped. The support from Gala 2019 helped to grow the Trauma program, and allow the trauma team to perform live saving surgery to repair one of the worst rib fractures they have ever seen.

  • doggy-doggy

    ‘Doggy, doggy, doggy! Here, doggy!’

    K-9 officers brighten the day of a girl as she received treatment for cancer at the children's hospital.

  • Ethie Haworth

    Ethie Haworth Children’s Cancer Center

    Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital has named its childhood cancer program in honor of one of its greatest advocates. The program will now be called the Ethie Haworth Children’s Cancer Center.

  • huge-progress

    ‘Huge progress’

    For their first three years, twins Ian and Isaac got all their nutrition from feeding tubes. Then they learned to eat.

  • just-a-gift

    ‘It was just a gift’

    Learn how philanthropy is funding music therapy in Spectrum Health Cancer Center. " can help us feel, process and express our suffering, blessings, humanity, joys and fears."

  • NICU View

    The NICUview is a good View

    Generous donations let NICU newborns take center stage. New video technology lets families stay connected with their babies—anytime, anywhere.

  • Headspace

    Providing a place to manage symptoms of stress and burnout

    Our generous Spectrum Health Foundation donors (which could include you!) have made headspace available to all our Spectrum Health team members. Health care professionals need to be at their best to better serve their communities. Headspace can help in as little as a few moments each day. Providers who have used Headspace have seen a dramatic decrease in stress and depressive symptoms and an increase in focus and job satisfaction. 

  • Wheatlake Path

    A Path of Hope

    Special gifts to the Wellness Path at the Spectrum Health Susan P. Wheatlake Regional Cancer Center, played an important role in creating a new space of healing, of rest, and comfort for patients and their loved ones as well as staff. Take a virtual tour of the Wellness Path to experience the gift donors have made a reality to so many members of our community. 

  • Bupp-Genomics

    Explaining the Unexplainable

    Money raised by Gala 2020 is helping advancements in genomics at Spectrum Health.  With your support, the program will be able to increase patient access to genetics and genomic care.  Decrease wait time for patients to be evaluated. Expand genetic testing capabilities, and enrich patient care in meaningful and measurable ways.  Click to watch how Genomics is making a difference in the care of our patients.