Donors celebrate dedication of new blood buses

On July 28, 2017, the PVH and MCR Foundation celebrated the dedication of two brand-new mobile blood donation buses for the Garth Englund Blood Center. The buses were made possible by a tremendous outpouring of community support and a first gift that started it all…...

One simple way to make a lasting difference

"I don’t have enough to make a difference.” “I wish I could do more." These are comments we often hear from volunteers, donors and patients of our hospitals and clinics. Inspired by the quality of care in our facilities, they want to help ensure healthcare in northern...

Scholarships and Starfish

Ruthie is a long term employee of both PVH and MCR, scholarship recipient, and founder of her own scholarship after experiencing the impact of generosity firsthand.  Below is Ruthie's story, in her own words, from her keynote speech at the 2015 PVH and MCR Foundation...

Supporting Health in Action: Our 2016 Blood Bus Campaign

In 2016 the PVH and MCR Foundation, spurred by a generous lead donor, undertook a community campaign to raise funds for two brand-new mobile blood donation buses for the Garth Englund Blood Center. The blood center is our community blood bank, collecting and supplying...

5 questions with Kevin Unger

Kevin Unger, CEO of Poudre Valley Hospital and Medical Center of the Rockies, is our fearless UCHealth leader here in northern Colorado and his roots in this community run deep - so deep, in fact, that he was actually born at PVH! Kevin is a graduate of Colorado State...

7 questions with Gail Aaronson

Gail Aaronson began working at Poudre Valley Hospital in 1972 and has seen plenty of changes in her 44 years with the organization. Originally hired as a registered nurse, she eventually worked her way to head nurse in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) before moving into...

Bequest language makes donating simple

At the PVH and MCR Foundation, we are privileged to witness, on a daily basis, the difference healthcare philanthropy makes for those we serve. It is only through your generosity that we can accomplish all that we do. While every donation is incredibly important, a...

10 questions with Donna Poduska

Poudre Valley Hospital's Chief Nursing Officer knows a thing or two about caring for the northern Colorado community. Hired by PVH in 1969, Donna has seen firsthand the rapid advances in healthcare over the past 47 years. (Patients could smoke in their rooms when she...

Eagle Scout project provides comfort and healing

Earning your Eagle Scout is a tremendous achievement. It takes years of dedication, focus, and commitment as well as a willingness to learn new things and help others in your community. Even under the best circumstances it is no small feat. Earning your Eagle Scout in...

One of a kind NICU Paintings Available!

Since 2004, original acrylic paintings of cuddly baby animals adorned the walls of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at PVH.  Originally commissioned from artist Sarah Ashford of Ashford Studios, the paintings hung above each individual baby’s space on the unit for...

Donor Profile: Eve McCormack

Local realtor Eve McCormack has a very special way of supporting the PVH and MCR Foundation. At each closing, the RE/Max Alliance broker makes a donation from her commissions to the Oncology Patient and Family Support Fund. This fund helps cancer patients who...

A heartfelt thank-you this National Doctors’ Day

Doctors are many things – they are caretakers, they are leaders, they are healers, and they are lifesavers. Shelley McCarron is thankful every day for the lifesaving care she received from Dr. Susan Haney (formerly Kozak) at Poudre Valley Hopsital... Shelley and her...

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