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Support Vital Research as a MultiCare Health Society Member

Melissa Weber with GrandsonsHow We’re Bringing Hope to Patients

Our clinical studies and research are changing the face of health care and providing hope, not just for the thousands of patients who pass through our doors each year, but also to millions around the world who will benefit from what we are learning here in Tacoma. Together, we can help change the future of medicine and countless human lives.

Become a Donor

You can become a Friend, Benefactor or Visionary today by making a gift or donation to the MultiCare Institute for Research & Innovation Endowment. This Endowment will benefit the Greatest Needs Fund, which enables the Institute to:

•    Provide critical infrastructure.

•    Recruit and retain the best and brightest scientists.

•    Invest in early stage medical treatments for adult and childhood diseases.

Benefits of Donation

Becoming a MultiCare Health Society member means you will be:

  • Recognized for your commitment to changing the face of health care

  • Gifted a lapel pin acknowledging your support 

  • Permanently recognized at Tacoma General Hospital

  • Receiving a gift receipt in the mail—your gift is tax-deductible 

If you have any questions about your gift or would like further information about how you can help, email the MultiCare Health Foundation at [email protected] or call [253-403-1236].

Current Donors to the MultiCare Institute for Research & Innovation

The MultiCare Health Foundation gratefully recognizes the following contributors to the MultiCare Institute for Research & Innovation Endowment.

The MultiCare Health Foundation gratefully recognizes the following contributors to the MultiCare Institute for Research & Innovation Endowment

Friends of the Institute

Virginia Delyanis
Daniel Ginsberg, MD, FACP
Jean Jackman
Lisa Mason and Ann Welton
James and Kathy Rickard III
James Sapienza
Angela Silva, In memory of Anita Reynolds
Larry and Darlene Wilder

Benefactor of the Institute

Jared and Mary Capouya
Ron and Sandy Graf
Anne Reedy
Sheila D. Renton
Dr. Carolyn Rutter and Mr. Matthew Rutter
Vince and Lynn Schmitz
Claire Spain-Remy and Claude Remy
Lori Tanner-Porso - In honor of Olga Porso

Visionaries of the Institute

Mr. and Mrs. Will Barnes
Dr. and Mrs. David Chen
Dr. David and Barbara Embrey
Dr. William and Donna Jackson
George and Mary Long
Shelly and Kevin Mullin
Dr. Michael Raff
Richard Shine
South Sound CARE Foundation

The MultiCare Society
Benefiting Research and Innovation

Charter Members
Dr. Paul Amoroso and Dr. Nicole Bell 
Dr. Adrienne E. Bossio and Mr. David P. Bossio
Paul and Florence Chang
Diane Cecchettini and Frank Scoggins
The De Falco Family Foundation
The Marco J. Heidner Charitable Trust
Dr. and Mrs. H. Lester Reed
Dr. and Mrs. John W. Rieke
The W.W. Philip Family

Research patient, Anthony Nenedjian, and his brother

“We agreed to have our son, Anthony, take part in the clinical trial of a new drug because we know that the study will help kids like Anthony return to a normal life and follow their dreams of a successful and active future.”

 - Glenna Nenedjian, Mother of Clinical Trial Patient

Karen Hill with Granddaughter
"These studies are invaluable - how else will we progress in our knowledge and save lives? And you never know whose life you're going to save. It could be a member of your family or something who is going to change the world."

 - Karen Hill, Stroke Study Participant