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Kindness in Bloom: A Random Bouquet Makes Patients’ Days

1/19/2017

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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Riley Cheer Guild spreads joy this holiday season

12/9/2016

Spending the holidays in the hospital isn’t what most people have in mind when they think of “the most wonderful time of the year.” But one Indiana University Health auxiliary group is working to brighten spirits and bring smiles to patients with a visit from the man in red himself!

The Riley Cheer Guild has been giving patients a lift for 92

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Cancer Can’t Stop This Patient’s World From Turning

11/17/2016

This season, in honor of the opening of the Cancer Resource Center (CRC) located at the Indiana University Simon Cancer Center, we’re looking at stories of patients who’ve shown incredible strength, perseverance and positivity in the wake of a cancer diagnosis – patients just like those who will soon have the opportunity to take advantage of

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The Giving Glow: Legacy Giving

10/24/2016

As part of our series on the benefits of philanthropy, we spoke with  long-time donor John Kohne, MD, who retired from IU Health in 2014 as chief medical officer and senior vice president of Medical Quality.

Dr. Kohne and his wife, Catherine, a long-time nurse, also retired from Methodist Hospital, decided to combine their gifts and direct monies

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