Baystate Health Foundation Annual Report 2016

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2016 Annual Report and Honor Roll of Donors


Fall/Winter 2016 Events Recap

Baystate Wing Golf Tournament Wilbraham Country Club hosted over 130 golfers at the 10th anniversary Baystate Wing Hospital Golf Tournament on October 7. The event raised over $75,000, with all proceeds benefitting the hospital’s Emergency Department campaign. Pictured is Mike Moran, president & chief administrative officer, Baystate Health Eastern Region (right) with members of his foursome Richard Maynard, Brian St. Onge and Darryl Goudreau.

Rays of Hope Walk & Run Toward the Cure The 23rd annual Rays of Hope Walk & Run Toward the Cure hosted 18,000 walkers and runners on October 30. Chaired by breast cancer survivor Midge Theulen, the event raised over $610,000 – bringing the total amount raised since 1994 to over $13.5 million. Funds raised this year will support research at the Rays of Hope Center for Breast Cancer Research, help purchase state-of-the-art equipment, and provide breast health programs and outreach both at Baystate Health and within the community. Pictured are two participants celebrating along the event’s picturesque route in Springfield’s Forest Park.

Baystate Noble Ball More than 500 guests danced under the disco ball at the 52nd annual Baystate Noble Ball on October 29 – raising vital funds to renovate the hospital’s main entrance and reception area to ensure that the hospital will be fully accessible to everyone. The “Sensational Seventies”-themed event was chaired by Nabil and Julie Hannoush and Mandana and Ali Salehi (pictured, left to right.)

Extra Life Gaming Marathon for Baystate Children’s Hospital Nearly 200 gamers played board games, video games and yard games in support of Baystate Children’s Hospital during the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals 9th annual Extra Life Gaming Marathon. Together, participants raised over $18,000 for patients and families at Baystate Children’s Hospital. Funds from this year’s gaming marathon will provide support for the purchase of 12 new PlayStation 3 gaming systems at the hospital.



Baystate Health Foundation


2016 Annual Report


4 Leadership Message 6 Keeping Angel Eyes on NICU Babies 8 Country Bank Helps Keep Care Local 10 Making an Enduring Impact through Planned Giving 12 Honor Roll of Donors 24 Financial Overview 27 2017 Upcoming Events

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Piper Law is now at home with her family in Pittsfield after being born at 25 weeks and spending her first three months of life in the Davis Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Baystate Children’s Hospital.


“Our first-born daughter, Piper, spent her first 13 weeks of life in the Davis NICU. On top of trying to wrap my head around the fact that Piper was born 15 weeks early, it was tough to be away from home. Having the Angel Eyes camera let my family feel closer to Piper and me, and has helped to make us feel closer to them. We watched “PTV” every night. Being able to see Piper while were away from her made every night happier for all of us.” – Erica Law (Piper’s mom)

Baystate Health Foundation


2016 Annual Report



Baystate Health: by the people, for the people Every day, through your support of Baystate Health, you make our community stronger and healthier. Generous people like you are weaving the fabric of western Massachusetts – one neighborhood, one community, and one astonishing act of kindness at a time. We are so grateful for your support of Baystate Health Foundation. Split-second emergency care. Breakthrough medicine. Innovative surgical procedures.

In 2016, making Baystate Health Foundation your charity of choice