Major Contributions from the Cancer Institute Auxiliary from 1997 – 2016 totaling $2,543,766!

  • $1,579,245 in direct grants to Cancer Institute physicians, cancer programs in Arkansas and the Cancer Institute Foundation
  • $559,450 to the UAMS Family Home and Cancer Institute Auxiliary Cancer Support Center (The Auxiliary is the largest monetary donor to the Family Home)
  • $200,000 for a Digital Mammogram Machine
  • $25,000 for the MIRT waiting room in Ward Tower
  • $25,000 sponsorship of the 1999 Charles William Rasco, III Endowed Symposium on Oncology
  • $22,000 to Dr. Steve Harms’ Breast Imaging Project
  • $74,586 from Miracle Stars to the patient support fund
  • $10,000 to the Cancer Institute Healing Garden Leadership & Legacy Project in honor of  Drs. Westbrook, Barlogie and Suen
  • $41,485 for the Seed of Hope and Tokens for patients to toss when cured or have finished their treatment

Cancer Institute Auxiliary Grants & Donations presented in April 2016 with funds raised by Partners Card and the Auxiliary Gift Shop in 2015

  • Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Supplemental Pantry
  • Oncology Massage for WPRCI Patients and Caregivers
  • Head and Neck Screening
  • Free Wigs and Caps for Cancer Institute Patients Who Have Hair Loss
  • Subscriptions for Print Materials in Patient Support Pavilion
  • Program Support for NWA Cancer Support Home
  • Tobacco Cessation Program
  • Information and Education Binders for Patients
  • Knitting Supplies for Sit and Knit
  • Gift Cards for Patient Recovery
  • Wigs for Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy Treatment
  • Integrative Therapies and for Cancer Patients and Caregivers/Yoga for Healing and Rejuvenation
  • Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Patient Support Fund
  • Palliative Care Education and Bereavement Support Fund
  • Patient Assistance Program Reynolds Cancer Support House in Fort Smith
  • HOPE Cancer Resources in Northwest Arkansas for Emergency Assistance Program
  • Patient Safety and Cancer Treatment Support through CPR Readiness
  • Envoy Ambassador Program