Rhode Island Hospital's Day of Giving
On Thursday, April 11, 2024, Rhode Island Hospital and its pediatric division, Hasbro Children’s Hospital will present its annual Day of Giving.
In partnership with NBC 10 WJAR and Cumulus Media Providence, this daylong radio-telethon is an opportunity to celebrate our healthcare heroes and their patient-centered approach to care, while raising critical funds in support of our lifesaving mission. This year’s event will highlight the world-renowned physicians and specialists from the Lifespan Cancer Institute at the Rhode Island Hospital and the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Program at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, and their commitment to bringing the future of cancer and blood disorders care close to home.
An out-of-the-blue leukemia diagnosis shocked Rachel Morris, yet also inspired her to continue her pursuit of becoming a certified nurse. Today, she’s realized both a 3-year remission and her nursing goal.
After a skydiving accident in which he experienced severe injuries that included a fractured sacrum and 7 shattered vertebrae, Michel Kuri O’Farril of Mexico City found the lifesaving surgeries he needed at Rhode Island Hospital.
2023 Day of Giving Raises $370,000
On Thursday, March 23, Rhode Island Hospital held its third annual Day of Giving telethon in partnership with NBC 10 WJAR. The event highlighted the world-renowned physicians and specialists from the Lifespan Cancer Institute, and their commitment to bringing the future of cancer care close to home.
Throughout the day, viewers across the region tuned in to hear from grateful patients and hospital staff, who shared powerful and inspiring stories of courage and hope in the face of life-threatening cancer diagnoses.
Thanks to sponsorships and the generosity of dollar-for-dollar, matching-gift-challenge donors, a total of $370,000 was raised, with day-of proceeds benefiting The Malloy Strong Fund at Rhode Island Hospital, which provides general support including financial, physical, and emotional assistance for patients undergoing cancer treatment.