2012 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Report to the Community

The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital

When you give to The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital, you give where care matters most.

The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital supports top-ranked Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center and Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College.

Your gifts at work

Our sincere thanks to all of our generous donors who supported our work in 2012.

2012 Gifts Received

Medical $26,651,680

Cancer $6,056,912

Unrestricted $2,021,920

Patient Care & Support $893,351

Goldfarb School of Nursing $794,914

Neurology $694,266

Cardiology $643,385

Total $37,756,428

2012 Support Awarded

Total $22,187,291

Research $11,288,402
Community Outreach $1,882,108
Education & Scholarships $3,166,847
Patient Care & Support $2,221,202
Other $3,628,732
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Research

Gifts like yours are supporting major research across a broad spectrum of disciplines such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, transplant and more. For example, researchers are conducting a clinical trial testing several new drugs that hold promise of better therapies for heart failure and heart transplant patients. The drug trials are nearing completion; the next stage is formal approval by the Food and Drug Administration so the drugs can be used with patients in the clinic setting.

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Community Outreach

Through gifts like yours to The Foundation, Barnes-Jewish Hospital gave more than 32,000 flu shots to the community in 2012. Gifts also supported programs such as AWARE (Assisting Women with Advocacy Resources and Education). In 2012, AWARE's Client Assistance Fund provided assistance to 100 patients and employees experiencing abuse by a partner with obtaining goods and services necessary for the health, safety and well being of themselves and their children.

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Education & Scholarships

Gifts like yours support nursing scholarships at Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College to prepare nurses for the increasingly complex health care needs of patients in the years to come. In 2012, The Foundation provided $430,015 in scholarships to nursing students.

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Patient Care & Support

In 2012, gifts to The Foundation helped more than 11,000 patients in financial need. Gifts like yours helped fund medications sent home with patients, medical equipment, home health visits, transportation, lodging, utilities and rent to put patients on a healthier, safer track when they leave the hospital.

"Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine are two of our biggest assets in St. Louis. As a donor to The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital, I feel good about contributing to something that results in longstanding change. Nothing is more important than preserving the health of our community."

Sandra Moore
Foundation donor and president of Urban Strategies Inc.

Make a gift today to give where care matters most. Every dollar makes a difference in care today—and tomorrow.

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