2013 Annual Meeting

YOU ARE INVITED The Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation will hold its 2013 annual meeting on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.   The meeting will be held from 6:00 - 9:00 pm in the Fairbanks Imaging Center Lobby.  The meeting is open to the community but attendees must be a general member to vote.  For more information, please contact the Hospital Foundation at 458-5550. Read More

Pregnancy Loss Bereavement Program

For more information on this important program, visit "Ways To Give". Read More

Community Fund

The Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation is dedicated to providing quality healthcare services to Fairbanks and surrounding areas.  Many times, the financial toll of an illness on the residents of Fairbanks is significant.  The Hospital Foundation has introduced a service to the community to facilitate donations for medical related expenses for patients that have to leave Fairbanks (as Read More

News-Miner Article

As an organization, we are proud of our record in the community. Recently, the Foundation’s Executive Director, Shelley Ebenal, discovered that approximately $13,000 of Foundation donations were misappropriated. The Foundation discovered the problem early, then terminated a longtime employee and filed a criminal complaint against the former employee to protect the integrity of the donation Read More

2013 Employee Campaign

Our community has benefited greatly from The Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation pioneers whose tenacious, grassroots fundraising efforts in the late 1960’s built Fairbanks Memorial Hospital (FMH). However, it is the leaders of today  that will ensure that our Fairbanks friends and family have access to the healthcare services they need. During March, the Greater Fairbanks Community Read More

With All Your Heart Ramps Up for a New Season

In 2011, Kaare Odegard (UAF Defenseman) and Shawn Head (UAF Volunteer Nanook Hockey Team Office Manager) came to the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation with an idea, a vision, a passion—to honor their father’s by creating a campaign to raise money and awareness for the Harry & Sally Porter Heart Center.  The With All Your Heart campaign was born. During the first year, With All Read More

Circle of Hope Campaign Partner Achieves National Recognition

In May 2011, the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation introduced a new campaign - Circle of Hope - in support of the Breast Cancer Project at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital.  The goal of the campaign is to raise $1 million for the Fairbanks Memorial Hospital Breast Cancer Program that will be used to purchase new equipment, provide patient and family education, and support research and Read More

FMH Receives Recommendation for an Accreditation as a Quality Breast Center

Last week, the Fairbanks Memorial Hospital (FMH) Breast Cancer Program went through a rigorous survey process by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). It was recommended by the surveyor to award the Facility accreditation for the next three (3) years! Accreditation by the NAPBC is granted only to those centers that are voluntarily committed to providing the best Read More

Fundraiser for Trustee Bernice Joseph

Bernice became a member of the Foundation board in 2010. She is originally from Nulato and is the daughter of Edith Nicholas. She lives in Fairbanks with her husband Stewart. Bernice has been a tireless advocate for education and a respected leader who has served Alaskans for decades. She currently works at UAF's College of Rural and Community Development (CRCD) as the Vice Chancellor for Rural, Read More

Thank You Fairbanks!

The Hospital Foundation would like to THANK all of our 2012 Walk of Hope sponsors and walkers! You helped us raise $6,058! Read More