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Making the Rounds

Welcome to Making the Rounds, Advocate Charitable Foundation’s blog focused on how philanthropy makes a difference across Advocate for our patients and their grateful families, our physicians and caregivers, hospitals and communities - and the donors themselves. Here you will also find news and stories of gifts at work made possible by the generous support of our donors and partners.

If you are a patient, donor or partner who would like to share your story to be possibly featured on our blog, please email us at advocategiving@advocatehealth.com.


Thankful for the Adult Down Syndrome Center

By: Diane Maxwell, grateful parent of an adult daughter with Down syndrome Published on April 13, 2015 From the moment we first walked into the Adult Down Syndrome Center at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital 15 years ago and our daughter Christine became a patient there, we have been thankful to…...

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I Ran the Shamrock Shuffle

By: Ruth Durband, Patient Relations Representative at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Published on April 09, 2015 Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day is a big deal for many folks in Chicago. The city goes all out with events and activities to celebrate the holiday. But the highlight for me each year is…...

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Why I Run for Advocate

By: Ruth Durband, Patient Relations Representative at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Published on March 06, 2015 For pretty much my entire life, fitness and a healthy lifestyle—mainly staying active and being mindful of healthy nutritional habits—have been important to me. Like many high school and college-age students, I played sports.…...

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