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—Danny Wegman

with URMC CEO Brad Berk

The Wegman Family Charitable Foundation made a $7 million gift to support Golisano Children’s Hospital and a $10 million lead gift to the University’s Institute for Data Science in support of the University’s comprehensive campaign. The Foundation's total contribution to the campaign is $20 million.

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The Wegman Family Charitable Foundation Gives $17 Million to University of Rochester
The charitable foundation gave $17 million to the University of Rochester.The University will receive $7 million toward construction of the new Golisano Children's Hospital and $10 million for the Institute for Data Science. The gifts from the Rochester-based supermarket chain bring the amount to $20 million of recent contributions by the Wegman Family Charitable Foundation.

Corneal Surgeon Commits More Than $4M to University of Rochester in Memory of Late Wife
Longtime Flaum Eye Institute ophthalmologist James Aquavella, M.D., recently committed more than $4 million to the University of Rochester in memory of his late wife, Kay, who was a nurse, educator, and administrator who helped build the foundation for the eye institute.

$2M Gift to Support Geriatric Fracture Care, Orthopaedic Research
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Hansjörg Wyss has given $2 million to support clinical and research work related to geriatric fracture care being led by Stephen I. Kates, M.D., in the Department of Orthopaedics and the Center for Musculoskeletal Research (CMSR).

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