Connecting Your Generosity - Vol 5 (Summer 2016) 5 In This Issue: 2 3 4 • Fixing Bentley’s Broken Heart • “Two People had to die for me to live” Blitz for Brains • • • Connecting Your Generosity SUMMER NEWSLETTER EDITION 5 Kristin’s Second Chance Did You Know? Your support of the University Hospital Foundation benefits patients in the University of Alberta Hospital – home to northern Alberta’s only Level One Trauma Centre and a world-leading organ transplant program. The Kaye Edmonton Clinic – where groundbreaking research is changing the way we care for our seniors. And the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute – where innovations in minimally invasive surgery are allowing our cardiac teams to save more lives. Connecting Your Generosity YOU ARE HELPING TO SAVE LIVES, THANK YOU! Every year I am filled with pride as we gather a selection of heartwarming stories and incredible achievements to share with you in Joyce Mallman Law this newsletter. I am proud of my colleagues – some of the most talented, dedicated and caring people I’ve ever worked with – and proud of the truly amazing support of our donors. I want to take this opportunity to thank you for your generosity so far this year. The life saving work that happens here on a daily basis is awe-inspiring. I hope that the stories you read today make you feel proud – you are part of something truly special. Thank you for helping to save and change lives. Your donations help fund vital equipment, leading-edge technology and critical research. Your support helps make the University of Alberta Hospital site a leader in health care in Edmonton, across Canada and throughout the world. One day your support may impact the life of someone you love – or perhaps it already has. Thank you for your continued commitment to the health and well-being of your community. I hope you enjoy reading about some of the achievements made possible this year because of you! Joyce Mallman Law, President University Hospital Foundation PAGE 1