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Ingram family honors father with $20 million gift to Vanderbilt’s College Halls

Apr. 21, 2017—Three Ingram family members are making gifts totaling $20 million to name Vanderbilt University’s newest College Hall in honor of their late father and former Board of Trust member, E. Bronson Ingram.

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Dance Marathon

Apr. 13, 2017—Dance Marathon, Vanderbilt’s largest student-led philanthropic organization, raised a record $282,332 to benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt during its recent annual event.

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Research support

Mar. 30, 2017—DS Services of America Inc. recently presented a $100,000 gift to Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) to support breast cancer research.

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Passion for philanthropy a family affair for Brown

Feb. 9, 2017—When Kathryn Carell Brown volunteered to lead the Growing to New Heights Campaign less than three years ago, she was following in the footsteps of her late parents Monroe Carell Jr. and his wife, Ann Scott Carell.

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Ozgener family responds to cancer by supporting research

Dec. 15, 2016—Nashville entrepreneur-turned-artist Cano Ozgener and his family have repeatedly faced cancer and its consequences, but rather than feel embattled, they've chosen to respond by creating beauty to share with others and by actively supporting the mission of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC).

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It’s in the cards

Dec. 8, 2016—Members of the Nashville Predators hockey team visited Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt last week to make holiday cards with patients.

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Art from the heart

Dec. 1, 2016—Nashville artist Rob Hendon, known for his colorful guitar paintings, recently donated two original works of art to Seacrest Studios at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Piedmont Natural Gas Nashville Christmas Parade presented by Tootsie’s happens Saturday, Dec. 3

Nov. 29, 2016—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will benefit from proceeds from the upcoming 63rd annual Piedmont Natural Gas Nashville Christmas Parade presented by Tootsie’s.

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Hockey Fights Cancer Night

Nov. 17, 2016—Max Hermsdorfer, center, served as patient ambassador for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt at the recent Nashville Predators Hockey Fights Cancer Night.

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Stocking stuffers

Nov. 17, 2016—Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt received 100 stockings filled with toys to be used as gifts for patients throughout the holidays. Wal-Mart Regional General Manager and Children's Hospital board member Sean Riley, center, partnered with Nabisco to donate the stockings, which are 8 feet long.

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V Foundation grants bolster cancer initiatives

Nov. 17, 2016—Two Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) investigators have earned grant awards from The V Foundation for Cancer Research, continuing the foundation’s support for innovative cancer research initiatives at VICC.

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Family’s PICU experience sparks commitment to giving

Nov. 10, 2016—Two years ago, Laura and Justin Burney faced the unthinkable: almost losing their infant daughter, Brooklyn.

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