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KU Health System welcomes $66M gift

Posted: 3:10 PM, Sep 13, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-13 20:10:01Z

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Kansas Health System announced Thursday a recent gift from the Sunderland Foundation  that marks the largest gift in the system’s history.

The foundation’s $66 million gift will go toward an inpatient care unit in three floors of Cambridge Tower A. The gift closes out a $100 million fundraising campaign for the building.

The care unit will provide patients care by the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program and the Division of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy.

“Charlie Sunderland and his family didn’t just complete our capital campaign, they have transformed this health system forever,” Greg Graves, board chair, The University of Kansas Hospital Authority said in a news release.

The Sunderland Foundation is based in Overland Park, Kansas.