Buffalo Cancer

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The Buffalo Cancer raffle has been arranged by the Fairbanks Hospital Foundation (Permit #3010). Proceeds from the raffle will benefit the Circle of Hope campaign that supports breast cancer patients and their families in Fairbanks. Each ticket is $100 and only 300 tickets will be sold. The raffle drawing will be held on October 19, 2015, in the Porter Board Room - FMH 5th floor. To purchase a Read More

Hope Totes

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In 2014, Fairbanks resident Marsha French came to the Fairbanks Hospital Foundation with an idea.  Here is her story: In January 2013 my son Parker, an 18-year-old High School senior and a Cadet Captain in the Civil Air Patrol (with a Congressional nomination to the Air Force Academy), was diagnosed with a rare form of childhood cancer called RhabdomyoSarcoma. While his peers were looking Read More

Healthy Fairbanks 2020

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In an effort to improve the health of the Fairbanks North Star Borough (FNSB), a Healthy Fairbanks project team was formed to assess, survey and report on the perceived health of our community. The project consisted of community forums and an online survey of FNSB residents. For more information on the project, a short video was produced. The Healthy Fairbanks 2020 final report was published Read More

Zero To 10: Children’s Behavioral Health Conference

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The Fairbanks Hospital Foundation has partnered with the UAF Chancellor's Gala for the past 4 years. Each year, the Gala makes a generous contribution to a community and University organization. This year, Chancellor Rogers and Sherry Modrow will use the proceeds from the event to support mental health services and assistance for families in the Fairbanks community. A group of community leaders Read More

2015 Stick It To Cancer

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The Fairbanks Ice Dogs and the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation are joining forces to Stick It To Cancer.  The Ice Dogs will wear special pink jerseys that will be auctioned off over the course of the weekend. A portion of the proceeds from the event will go to the Circle of Hope campaign to benefit breast cancer patients and their families in Fairbanks. Wear some PINK to the games Read More

Stayin Alive with the Alaska Nanooks

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The Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation and the Golden Heart Community Foundation released an educational CPR video last year.  The video features the Alaska Nanooks Men's Hockey team like you've never seen them before.  The UAF Fire Department also plays a leading role.  Check out the video for yourself and be sure to share it with your friends -- it may save a life! Read More

Wrap of Hope

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The fourth annual Wrap of Hope event will be held December 5th at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm.  The event is a fundraiser for the Circle of Hope campaign that benefits breast cancer patients and their families in Fairbanks. Wrap of Hope is a "one-stop-shop" for holiday shopping.  The Chandler, McGown and Kiewit Conference Rooms at FMH will be filled with vendors selling Read More

Healthy Fairbanks 2020

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Survey Closes November 30th A Healthy Fairbanks 2020 project team was formed in June 2014 to develop an action agenda to address the Fairbanks North Star Borough's top health concerns. To uncover those concerns we are conducting a series of community forums to discuss the health of our community. In addition to the community forums, residents of the Borough will be able to provide feedback via Read More

Hope Floats: an evening in memory of Dr. J. Michael Carroll

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In previous years, the Circle of Hope team hosted Hope Floats in the fall and last year was the beneficiary of proceeds from the UAF Pre Med Society wine tasting event. The UAF Pre Med Society is a group of undergraduate students preparing for a career in medicine. In 2014, the two events will be combined into one BIG event. In addition to providing an opportunity for students to meet local Read More

Pink Fridays

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Pink Fridays begin on October 3rd and will run each Friday throughout the month of October. Stop by the main lobby of FMH, pick up a treat and learn more about the Circle of Hope campaign. Read More