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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.


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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