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Support compassionate, comprehensive patient care on Give Day!

Picture a world where patients with cancer no longer need to sit through chemotherapy, but instead manage their treatment through personalized cell therapies. A world in which every newborn gains a healthy start to life thanks to fetal surgeries and every child grows and thrives thanks to care by pediatric specialists. And where patients of all ages and backgrounds benefit from clinical care that understands the complex personal, environmental, and social factors affecting their health. At UC Davis Health and Medical Center, we are actively building this world. From separating conjoined twins to being on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, we implement the latest advancement in research in our daily patient care – and imagine new horizons for holistic well-being.

At UC Davis Health and Medical Center, we are actively building a world where every patient can thrive.

Your gift – no matter the amount – will have a significant impact. When you support UC Davis Health, you are helping enhance and advance health and well-being for patients throughout Northern California and the Central Valley.

Join our generous supporters of UC Davis Health and give to one of these sponsored funds today!



Give during Give Day to turn your state and the world Gold!
Rank State Gifts
1 CA 422
2 AZ 9
3 NV 8
$50,000
Planned Giving Challenge - Wayne & Jacque Bartholomew
THANK YOU to Wayne and Jacque Bartholomew and all those who requested a planned giving one-on-one consultation this Give Day. We are grateful for your support!
Completed
$5,000
Employee Giving Committee Challenge
Thank you to our Employee Giving Committee Members and colleagues who are making a difference by investing in programs at UC Davis! Your support helps us harness the power of UC Davis’ remarkable programs to make a difference. Your generosity will continue to inspire faculty and staff to create a brighter future for students, while furthering lifesaving research and services.
500 / 500 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Family Fellows Challenge for Parent Giving
We reached our goal of 150 gifts! Thank you to all parents and donors for your generosity--and thanks to Family Fellows Parent, Liz Schenk, for her generous support of UC Davis.
150 / 150 Gifts
Completed
$4,000
Advanced Practice at UC Davis Medical Center
Thank you for supporting Advanced Practice Providers at UC Davis Health! By increasing skills, collaboration, and knowledge, your gift helps APPs fulfill the UC Davis Health mission and provide science-based, technologically precise, and compassionate patient care.
Completed
$2,500
Pohl & Groome Family Challenge
Thank you to all who gave in honor of the Pohl & Groome family to support vulnerable patients at UC Davis Medical Center! We are grateful for your generosity and the impact you've made for the patients and families experiencing hardships.
Completed
$10,000
ACCESS (Acquiring Career Coping Executive-Function & Social Skills) Program Support Fund Challenge
Thank you for your support of the ACCESS (Acquiring Career Coping Executive-Function & Social Skills) Program Support Fund Challenge. The UC Davis MIND Institute is grateful for your support for all of our challenges!
75 / 75 Gifts
Completed
$20,000
Cancer Center Patient Assistance Support Fund
THANK YOU to all those who gave to patients of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$20,000
Autism Social Skills Program Support Fund Challenge
Thank you for your contribution to the Autism Social Skills Program Support Challenge this Give Day. The UC Davis MIND Institute is grateful for your support and appreciates you!
Completed
$50,000
Advancing Retina Research & Treatments Challenge
Many thanks to Dr. Murray and Alice Gardner and all those who gave in support of the UC Davis Eye Center this Give Day. Your gift – no matter the amount – will have a significant impact. Philanthropic partnerships now will help to shape the Eye Center’s future—supporting the expansion of critical research as we set the platinum standard in eye care and vision science, in Northern California and around the world.
Completed
$30,000
Autism Social Skills Program Support Fund Ultimate Challenge
Thank you to all donors for your contribution to the Autism Social Skills Program Support Fund Ultimate Challenge this Give Day. The UC Davis MIND Institute is grateful for your support and appreciates you!
Completed
$2,500
Eye Center Alumni Challenge in Honor of Dr. Mark Mannis
Many thanks to Bonnie Dale and all those who gave in support of the UC Davis Eye Center this Give Day. Philanthropic partnerships now will help to shape the Eye Center’s future by taking our important work in basic science research, education, and patient care to the next level of excellence by enabling us to continue to train the next generation of ophthalmologists.
Completed
$10,000
Lifeline Challenge
Thank you to all donors and the Anonymous donor who gave the gift to launch the Lifeline Fund and also make the Lifeline Fund Challenge possible! We greatly appreciate your support.
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Comparative Ophthalmology Advancement Challenge
Many thanks to Anne Marie Messano Petrie and all those who gave in support of the UC Davis Eye Center this Give Day. Philanthropic partnerships now will help to shape the Eye Center’s future by taking our important work in basic science research, education, and patient care to the next level of excellence.
15 / 15 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
NF/RAS Pathway Challenge
Thank you for your support of the NF/RAS Pathway Challenge this Give Day. The UC Davis MIND Institute is grateful for you and appreciates your support for all our challenges!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Fragile X Research Challenge
Thank you to all who gave to Fragile X Research this Give Day! We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$2,500
Redwood SEED (Supported Education to Elevate Diversity) Scholars Program Support Challenge
Thank you for your contribution to the Redwood SEED (Supported Education to Elevate Diversity) Scholars Program Support Challenge this Give Day. The UC Davis MIND Institute appreciates your support for all of our challenges!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Kendra Elizabeth Young Memorial Fund/MIND Institute Challenge
THANK YOU to the family of Kendra Elizabeth Young and all the donors who supported the MIND Institute this Give Day. Your gifts will make a tremendous difference to children with ASD and their families.
Completed
$2,500
Nursing Leadership Challenge supporting The CARE Project
THANK YOU to nursing leaders and all of the generous donors who supported The CARE Project, creating lasting change in patient care at UC Davis Medical Center. We are grateful for your support!
Completed
$5,000
Betty Clark Challenge supporting Reigniting the Spirit of Caring
THANK YOU to Betty Clark and all of the generous donors who supported Reigniting the Spirit of Caring, creating lasting change and caregiver resiliency at UC Davis Health. We are grateful for your support!
Completed
$145,000
Mark and Tanya Schaal Prose and Poetry in Psychotherapy Award and Program
We've reached our goal! THANK YOU to all who gave to support the Mark and Tanya Schaal Prose and Poetry in Psychotherapy Program. Your generous gift will enhance resident psychotherapy training and promote the use of the written word as an effective therapeutic strategy for mental wellness.
10 / 10 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
Tony Quinn's Challenge for the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
THANK YOU to Tony Quinn and to all who gave to support the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences! Your gift supports patient care, research and educational programs that improve the lives of those touched by mental illness. We are grateful for your generosity!
15 / 15 Gifts
Completed
$17,000
Charlene Kunitz Challenge for Creative Arts Therapy
THANK YOU to Charlene Kunitz and to all who gave to support the Harold Robbins Fund for Creative Arts Therapy! Your gift will promote creative expression that fosters healing and mental, physical and emotional wellness. We are grateful for your generosity!
Completed
$15,000
Schizophrenia Resident Training Elective
We've reached our goal! THANK YOU to all who gave to support the Schizophrenia Resident Training Elective. Your gift enables psychiatry residents to gain valuable training in early psychosis care. We are grateful for your generosity!
Completed
$12,000
Behavioral Health for Special Populations Challenge
THANK YOU to all who gave to support the Behavioral Health for Special Populations Challenge! Your gift will help increase the understanding of the unique behavioral health context and complexities impacting special populations. We are grateful for your generosity!
10 / 10 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Stewart and Ann Teal's EDAPT Clinic Challenge
THANK YOU to Stewart and Ann Teal for creating this challenge and to all who supported the EDAPT Clinic. Your generous gift will help provide clinical programs, training opportunities and research support for those touched by serious mental illness. We are grateful for your generosity!
5 / 5 Gifts
Completed
$6,000
John and Sharen Gillette's EDAPT Clinic Challenge
THANK YOU to John and Sharen Gillette for creating this challenge and to all who supported the EDAPT Clinic. Your generous gift will help provide clinical programs, training opportunities and research support for those touched by serious mental illness. We are grateful for your generosity!
5 / 5 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Robert and Dianne Hales VCF Distinguished Teaching and Service Award
We've reached our goal! THANK YOU to all who gave to support the Robert and Dianne Hales Volunteer Clinical Faculty Distinguished Teaching and Service Award. We are grateful for your generosity!
Completed
$4,500
Robert and Dianne Hales Challenge for Residents and Resident Training Staff Support
THANK YOU to all who gave to support our residents and resident training staff! Special thanks to Robert and Dianne Hales for their generous $4,500 challenge sponsorship. We are grateful for your generosity!
5 / 5 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Behavioral Health Center of Excellence Challenge
THANK YOU to Binda Mangat of Quorum Technologies and to all who gave to support the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence this Give Day! Your generosity brings hope and recovery to those touched by mental illness. We are deeply grateful!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
NICU Families Support Challenge
THANK YOU to the Runne Family and all of the generous donors who supported NICU families and nurses, creating lasting memories and opportunities at UC Davis Children's Hospital. We are grateful for your support!
Completed
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