Health services and research do not come cheap. Utah is a home a variety of foundations that raise funds and provide services for specific causes. In addition to the health services, foundations run a variety of fundraising events including dinners, races and other sporting events.
Race For The Cure (www.komenslc.org) The Susan Komen Race for raising funds for Breast Cancer Research.
University Hospital Foundation (www.uhospitalfoundation.org) The University Hospital Foundation raises funds to support patient care, medical education, and clinic research for University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics.
Children's Miracle Network (childrensmiraclenetworkhospitals.org) - review Children's Miracle Network - the alliance of premier hospitals for children - is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping kids by raising funds for 170 children's hospitals across North America.
Huntsman Cancer Foundation (www.huntsmancancerfoundation.org) Foundation dedicated to raising funds for the Huntsman Cancer Institute
Lupus Foundation (www.utahlupus.org) The Utah Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America supports research and treatment of Lupus. Lupis is a chronic disease in which the immune system attacks joints.
R. Harold Burton Foundation (www.rharoldburtonfoundation.org) The R. Harold Burton Foundation supports education, science, literary, and health projects in the greater Salt Lake Metropolitan area.
Epilepsy Utah (www.epilepsyut.org) Site provides resources for people in Utah who suffer from epilepsy
Utah National Guard Charitable Trust (www.utngtrust.org) Est. 2005: The Utah National Guard Charitable Trust was created with the purpose of receiving and distributing contributions directly towards the morale, support and welfare of service members of The Utah National Guard and their families.
canSURVIVE (www.cansurvive.org) Benefit gala & gallery stroll. canSURVIVE 2012 Date: Friday, November, 2, 2012 Time: 5:00pm -9:30pm Location: Radisson Downtown, Salt Lake City 215 West South Temple
Angel Hands Foundation (angelshands.org) Angels Hands Foundation helps families with children who are suffering rare diseases.
Valley Foundation (builtforcare.org) Valley provides comprehensive treatment and services for people of all ages who are experiencing serious mental illness, substance use disorders, behavioral and developmental disorders.