People who support patient care and research at Rochester Regional Health do so because they are inspired by our incredible teams and the impact we make on the lives of our patients. By making a gift, our donors help advance the future of medicine in our region and the care that our patients receive.
Read our exceptional stories of patients whose lives have been changed by the generosity of our donors and the stories of those donors themselves, sharing what inspired them to give.
Ten years after his cancer diagnosis, Steve Cottom and his wife Jane say that is was the care Steve received at the Lipson Cancer Institute that made their 50th wedding anniversary possible.Read Steve's Story
A trip to Sands-Constellation Heart Institute – and some medical-grade glue - saved both his heart and his life.Read Albert's Story
After an attack while responding to a routine call, a Rochester Police Officer is looking forward to the next chapter in his life.Read Denny's Story
A bout with cancer showed Dawn and Jacques Lipson how their passion for supporting patients could evolve into a state-of-the-art cancer center.Read Dawn's Story
The threat of not walking again pushed Lenny Arbore to work hard to recover at the Golisano Neurology Rehabilitation Center at Unity Hospital.Read Lenny's Story
When heart disease struck home, Peter Lezeska and his wife, Tammie, made changes to their diet, the menu at their restaurant, and to their charitable giving.Read Peter's Story