All Donor Profiles
Pam is giving back in any way she can to the programs at UNC Lineberger that gave her life back to her.
Over the past 25 years the Clarks have invested in many ways, supporting annual operations, special campaigns and making a planned gift.
Barbara started a yearly motorcycle tour in memory of her husband Dave, and it has raised over $70,000 to support research to improve the standard of care of patients with cancer of the esophagus.
Nancy likes the idea of funding research that is in early stages and might not get the chance to progress without private support. That's why she set up the Murphy and Nancy Sample Seed Grant for Pancreatic Cancer Research.
Seeing UNC Lineberger as a "rising star" worthy of investment, Susan and her family gifted a life insurance policy intended to underwrite research by talented investigators at a critical stage in their discovery process.
The Murphys assert, "You invest in people not in institutions. Lineberger, with science-savvy leaders like Chancellor Thorp, Dr. Earp and Dean Roper create an environment where creativity and innovation flourish."
The Preyers have committed $1 million to establish The Richardson and Marilyn Jacobs Preyer Distinguished Professorship for Breast Cancer Research at UNC Lineberger.
The Garrett family is working to increase public awareness of cancers of the throat and is supporting related research at UNC Lineberger. "We wanted to do something good to say 'thank you' and to support research for throat cancer."
"I never realized how wonderful making a gift like this feels," says Liz Winter Cohen of her seed grant gift in support of stem cell cancer research. She also made UNC Lineberger the beneficiary of an IRA.
A N.C. Cancer Hospital Commemorative tile purchased to celebrate Gerry's birthday will help expand services, programs and research in the new hospital.
sanofi-aventis U.S. made a commitment of $2 million toward the N.C. Cancer Hospital Endowment – which helps support the institution’s clinical research and many patient programs
Nancy and her husband, Mike, decided they wanted to contribute $120,000 to establish an endowment that will fund new ideas in bile duct cancer.
Doug embraced this support and established the Rebecca L. Calderon Endowment Fund for New Ideas in Lung Cancer Research.
From committees to holiday teas, Ginger Finley raises money and support for UNC Lineberger.
"I love the idea that the funds are invested in endowments that will forever enable clinicians to fund their priorities. That's the best return I've had on an investment in a long time."
The Bell family decided to name the Massage Therapy Room in the NC Cancer Hospital in Alan's memory.
The Livingstons credit UNC for bringing them together and UNC Lineberger for keeping them together through Harriet's battle with cancer.
Ulla Blab from Elon, NC, volunteers her artistic talent to fashion soft, handcrafted "buddy pillows" in whimsical designs for our children undergoing cancer treatment.
Sylvia and George Rountree made a gift to support the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the new N.C. Cancer Hospital – one of the private infusion rooms in the new hospital will be named in their honor.
The Mary Claire Satterly Foundation has made a pledge to fund the Mary Claire Satterly Pediatric Oncology Playroom in the new N.C. Cancer Hospital.