In this Q-and-A with Bill Cheney, SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union chief executive officer, he reflects on how credit unions are tapping into their collective power to make a strong impact for their communities.
Argyros Family Foundation spearheads new model of maternal-fetal care with transformational $10 million gift
The Argyros Family Foundation’s transformational $10 million gift will enable CHOC to grow its fetal care program, including adding staff and becoming a hub for groundbreaking research on fetal disorders.
Their $2 million gift to CHOC will launch 17 WellSpaces on campuses throughout the Irvine Unified School District (IUSD) over the next four years.
Caleb was diagnosed with a rare disease, and over the past 13 years, he has experienced the CHOC difference. He now has hope and started his own fundraiser to give back to the hospital.
The Comic Assent project, funded entirely by CHOC’s philanthropic community, utilizes the eye-catching comic book format to explain research projects to children ages 7-11 and request their participation. Customizable to any study, the Comic Assent educates children while giving them ownership during the research process.
When Sarah Carey suffered severe complications from Type 1 diabetes at age seven, her care team at CHOC gave her the support needed to manage a chronic illness and inspired her to give back—and become a nurse at the same hospital that changed her health journey forever.