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Riley Philanthropy Council Purpose Statement

Riley Children’s Health makes it possible for kids all over the state of Indiana to receive best-in-class care close to home. Thanks to Riley’s statewide presence, there are individuals throughout Indiana who are grateful and interested in giving back to Riley. Riley Philanthropy Councils exist to garner this statewide support. While Riley Children’s Foundation specializes in creating and executing fundraising strategies, Riley Philanthropy Councils have expertise in their local communities along with firsthand passion for Riley. Riley Philanthropy Councils collaborate with the Riley Children’s Foundation staff to create community-specific fundraising strategies, with a goal of maximizing high-level support for Riley kids and families.

Council Member Responsibilities

  • Thank and cultivate Riley donors within the community
  • Engage personal networks with Riley and make donor referrals
  • Provide guidance and feedback on Riley Children's Foundation fundraising strategies within the community
  • Review and make recommendations on Riley Regional Clinic & Hospital Grants program
  • Make a personal financial gift
  • Attend Council Meetings

To learn more about becoming a Riley Regional Advisory Council Member, please contact Michelle Turchan at 317-808-8589 or MTurchan@RileyKids.org.

Regional Advisory Council, Senior Advisors

Bloomington: Ron Remak

Northeast (Fort Wayne area): Jerry Henry

North Central (South Bend area): Jeff Breiler and Paul Berrettini

South Central (Columbus area): Tara Murphy and Randy Scheidt

Southwest (Evansville area): David Koch

Warsaw: 

 

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    Your Impact on the Riley Relief Fund
    June 2, 2020

    We put out the call that Riley Hospital for Children... More

    Your Impact on the Riley Relief Fund June 2, 2020

    We put out the call that Riley Hospital for Children needed help during the COVID pandemic and you answered. Find out how your donations impacted Riley kids, their families, and hospital staff.

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    Nurses Week 2020
    May 7, 2020

    A heartfelt thank you to the nurses at Riley Hosptial... More

    Nurses Week 2020 May 7, 2020

    A heartfelt thank you to the nurses at Riley Hosptial for Children as we celebrate Nurses Week!

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    Waiting for Two Miracles
    April 27, 2020

    Riley mom Amie Hastings lost her job due to the... More

    Waiting for Two Miracles April 27, 2020

    Riley mom Amie Hastings lost her job due to the coronavirus pandemic. Your donations to the Riley Relief Fund provides emergency assistance to Riley families during the coronavirus crisis. It also supports Riley program and team member needs, and gives doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals flexibility as they respond to the evolving healthcare crisis.

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    Happy Birthday, Teddy!
    April 16, 2020

    Riley kid Giancarlo "Teddy" Gomez celebrates his eighth... More

    Happy Birthday, Teddy! April 16, 2020

    Riley kid Giancarlo "Teddy" Gomez celebrates his eighth birthday at Riley Hospital for Children. Please join us in wishing him a Happy Birthday!

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    A Piece of Riley
    June 27, 2019

    I am the Riley Wagon. I mean a lot of... More

    A Piece of Riley June 27, 2019

    I am the Riley Wagon. I mean a lot of things to different people. I'm also a way for donors, like the Burr family, to give back to Riley Hospital for Children.

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    Be the Star You Are
    May 22, 2019

    Check out this behind the scenes look at the 2019... More

    Be the Star You Are May 22, 2019

    Check out this behind the scenes look at the 2019 Riley Cancer Center Prom.

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    Meet Rowan Breyts
    March 19, 2019

    A baby dies in Indiana about every 14 hours. Rowan... More

    Meet Rowan Breyts March 19, 2019

    A baby dies in Indiana about every 14 hours. Rowan Breyts was not one of them. However, he came dangerously close.

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    Christian's Research Story
    December 19, 2018

    Learn how Riley research helped save Christian... More

    Christian's Research Story December 19, 2018

    Learn how Riley research helped save Christian Daugherty's life.

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    Kennedy's Story: How Family Support Helps
    December 19, 2018

    Watch the Strayer Family's story about their Riley journey... More

    Kennedy's Story: How Family Support Helps December 19, 2018

    Watch the Strayer Family's story about their Riley journey.

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    Be the Hope NOW: The Campaign for Kids
    December 19, 2018

    We have launched a $175 million campaign for Riley... More

    Be the Hope NOW: The Campaign for Kids December 19, 2018

    We have launched a $175 million campaign for Riley Hospital to save kids’ lives through three high-priority programs.

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