The SUNA Foundation

Funding Urologic Scholarships, Educational Programs, and Nursing Research

Our Mission

Since 2007, the mission of the SUNA Foundation is to improve urologic health care and the lives of people with urologic health issues through funding of urologic scholarships, educational programs, and nursing research.

Trustees

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Debbie Buback, MSN, RN, ANP (retired)

Chair

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Cheryl LeCroy, MSN, RN (retired)

Secretary

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Valre Welch, MSN, CPNP, FAUNA

Treasurer

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Donna Brassil, MA, RN, CURN

Trustee

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Frances Foley, MHA, RN, CURN

Trustee

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Susan Lipsy, ANP-BC, CUNP, FAUNA

Trustee

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Christopher Sellwood

ConvaTec
(Industry Representative)

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Matt Blasik

National Sales Manager
Sagent Urology
(Industry Representative)

The SUNA Foundation accepts contributions from SUNA members, corporations, and other individuals. These donations benefit the following research grants, educational scholarships, and programs, which are available to SUNA members and chapters. Click on the links below for additional information, including eligiblity criteria and applications. Applications may be submitted to the SUNA Foundation via email (suna@ajj.com) or fax (856-589-7463).

Awards and Grants Available through the SUNA Foundation

Go to Online Donation Form

Annual Giving

Your Annual Gift will help enhance the urologic nursing specialty. You may opt to donate each year when renewing your membership.

Memorial Gift

A Memorial Gift honors and remembers a loved one, friend, colleague, or patient. An example is contributing to the Ardeth Hale Memorial Leadership Award.

Planned Giving

Prepare for your future with a Planned Gift. Your gift will help improve care and ensure the future of urologic nursing practice. Planned Giving options include life insurance arrangements, bequests, trusts, and more.

Charitable Gifts

The SUNA Foundation also welcomes other charitable gifts including appreciated securities and stocks. Examples include contributing to the Chapter Enhancement Scholarships, Past Presidents Registration Scholarship. and research awards.

Corporate Gifts

SUNA Corporate Members and other organizations are invited to support urologic nursing by making a Corporate Gift. All contributions are tax deductible.

The SUNA Foundation welcomes contributions from SUNA members, corporations, and other individuals.

Online Donation Form

Donations are tax deductible. You will receive a receipt by mail for your records. The SUNA Foundation qualifies as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Thank you for your support!

Thank you to the following individuals and organization who made donations in support of the SUNA Foundation during the 2020-2021 fiscal year. These generous donations support grants, scholarships, and programs that assist SUNA members and chapters in pursuing excellence in urologic nursing practice, patient care, and research.

Gold Donors

Donation of more than $250

Silver Donors

Donation of $101-$250

Bronze Donors

Donation of $25-$100
Debbie Buback
Cure Medical
Susan Lipsy
Valre Welch
Matthew Blasik
Donna Brassill
Angela Oberg
Maria Smith
Syracuse Chapter of SUNA
 
Linda Adams
Amanda Berry
Christine Bradway
Bettina Broughton
Lisa Brown
Kathleen Colella
Pat Meade D'Alisera
Patricia Eckenrode
Francis Foley
Great Lakes Chapter of SUNA
Ardeth Hale
Margaret Hall
Jean Lewis
Lisa Shimkus

The SUNA Foundation welcomes contributions from SUNA members, corporations, and other individuals.

Go to SUNA Foundation Donation Form

Donations are tax deductible. You will receive a receipt by mail for your records. The SUNA Foundation qualifies as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Thank you for your support!


Past Donors

2019-2020

Purchase Your Copy of the SUNA Foundation Cookbook

The SUNA Foundation Cookbook contains 215 mouth-watering recipes – everything you need from appetizers to desserts. The cookbooks make wonderful gifts for family and friends as well as chapter door prizes or a special recognition for a chapter member. The cookbook is available for sale in the SUNA Online Store for $8 each (includes shipping).

Purchase the Cookbook

Cherish Celebrations and Memories with the SUNA Foundation

Cherish celebrations of personal milestones, special family events, or even chapter accomplishments with a donation to the SUNA Foundation. You also can donate a memorial gift honoring a loved one, friend, colleague, or patient. Your generous donations help SUNA members achieve scholarships for pursuing education to further the growth of urologic patient care and support urologic nursing research.

Online Donation Form