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Last Chance to Join Our 70th Anniversary Celebration!
It's not too late to make a 70th Anniversary gift to the ASHFoundation. Your gift, given by December 31, 2016, will support the ASHFoundation's 70th Anniversary–2016 Annual Giving Campaign.

Are You Shopping this Holiday Season? Shop AmazonSmile and Support the ASHFoundation
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ASHFoundation Awards Record $740,000 to 68 Individuals
More than 400 donors, award recipients, and friends of the ASHFoundation rose early on the morning of November 18 for a celebration of next-generation innovators and applauded 68 award recipients who received the largest funding disbursement in the history of the ASHFoundation—a whopping $740,000! Meet our 2016 award recipients.

Mary Wilson Receives 2016 Spirit of Philanthropy Award
Congratulations to Mary S. Wilson, the ASHFoundation's 2016 Spirit of Philanthropy Award recipient. Mary was honored at the 2016 Founders Breakfast in Philadelphia for her sustained and significant philanthropic service over 34 years with widespread impact. Wilson was a founding member of the ASHFoundation Corporate Advisory Group, one of the earliest champions of the Dreams & Possibilities Campaign, and a significant donor who has modeled increased giving throughout the years. This year, in recognition of the ASHFoundation's 70th Anniversary, Wilson surprised the ASHFoundation with a $25,000 gift.

ASHFoundation Friends Zumba for the Cause
Almost 30 very early risers started their Saturday morning at the Philadelphia ASHA Convention with a supercharged aerobic workout led by our own Kia Johnson, associate professor at the University of Houston and licensed Zumba fitness instructor. The ASHFoundation wishes to extend a huge THANK YOU to our dedicated Zumba friends who got their morning off to an exhilarating Latin-style start to raise money for our grant and scholarship programs.

Tinseltown Two-fer Raffle
Here's your chance to win a VIP experience at the 2017 ASHA Convention or two tickets to the 2017 or 2018 Emmy Awards, complete with hotel and airline voucher. Don't miss out—call 301-296-8704 today to purchase tickets.

11 Universities Reach 100% Faculty Participation in Giving to the ASHFoundation So Far in 2016
A huge CONGRATULATIONS and THANK YOU to Butler University; Case Western Reserve University; Lehman College; MGH Institute of Health Professions; Queens College, CUNY; Syracuse University; University of Colorado, Boulder; University of Houston; University of Kentucky; University of Pittsburgh and University of South Carolina for reaching 100% faculty participation in donating to the ASHFoundation in 2016. Learn about the more than 80 universities that are leading the way through the University Giving Program.


Other News

Implementation Science Summit—Speaker Presentations Available
The full presentations from the ASHFoundation's 2014 Implementation Science Summit are available. Drinkware-0410313

Be Cool, Look Precocious, and Support the Fantastic ASHFoundation
Have fun with our new whimsical tumbler, inscribed with the ASHFoundation logo, and "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious"—the longest word in English—a word that speaks to all who care about human communication. Choose your favorite color—red, orange or purple. A great gift for you or a colleague. Order now.

ASHFoundation Offers the Communicate for Life Bracelet.   bracelet

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