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A Grateful Life is a Healthier Life


We know a little something about gratitude at Methodist Health Foundation. Gratitude shapes everything we touch. It brightens the eyes of the patients we serve, and drives the clinicians who give their all to saving and changing lives. We receive gratitude from those who have benefited from our programs every day; and every day, we are thankful

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Random or Planned, Acts of Kindness Give a Lift to Our Smallest Patients


Carol and her husband, Brad, never expected to be wheeling a Radio Flyer wagon jam-packed with children’s books into Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital. But, nearly three years to the day after losing their twins, Jasper and Bodhi, at birth, Carol and Brad returned to the ward where they last held their precious babies and, with their

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A Heartfelt Connection Four Years After a Tragedy


“I don’t cry when I come back here anymore,” Shannon Brewster says, directing a smile toward her son, Matthew. Her husband, Bill, and daughter, Amanda, give her a knowing look. They’ve all shed tears here, at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital. But on this day, there’s more joy than sadness; more hope than despair.

It was just over four

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Kindness in Bloom: A Random Bouquet Makes Patients’ Days


Ever wonder what happens to all those gorgeous flower arrangements that adorn various events like weddings, galas or fundraisers? In Indianapolis, they now get a second life brightening hospital rooms and bringing smiles to faces of local patients.

Random Acts of Flowers, a national non-profit based in Tennessee, is expanding to serve Hoosier

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