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$270.1 Million Raised in Fiscal Year 2020-2021

WVU Foundation raises record $270M to benefit University students, programs and more

Despite the enduring challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, West Virginia University alumni and friends contributed a record $270.1 million to the WVU Foundation in fiscal year 2021 to benefit meaningful education, research and outreach activities at WVU.

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Justin Thompson, CEO of Iron Senergy, LLC, and Amy L. Bush, B.S.N., M.B.A., R.N., C.N.O.R., chief operating officer for WVU Medicine Children’s

$1M NICU gift supports life-saving care for babies at WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital

A $1 million gift from Justin Thompson and family will support life-saving specialty care for babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the new WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital.

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Lorenze Family

Lorenze family’s $1M gift aids pediatric acute care at WVU Medicine Children’s

West Virginia’s most vulnerable children will benefit from a $1 million gift made by the Lorenze family to support pediatric acute care at the new WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital.

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Dr. Tracy Weimer

Crowdfunding effort benefits Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, School of Medicine in honor of late WVU neurologist

The University community is honoring Dr. Tracy Weimer's outstanding courage and commitment with a crowdfunding tribute to benefit WVU Medicine’s Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (RNI) and the School of Medicine.

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Helping WVU students affected by COVID-19

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Rushik Patel

Rushik Patel '24

Foundation Scholar Rushik Patel found his calling through years of volunteer work at his family’s local medical practice in Cross Lanes, West Virginia.

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