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William W. Wirtz Allocates $19.5 Million to Northwestern Memorial for Cancer Care and Research
Date:5/27/2009

The-late William W. Wirtz earmarked millions to advance research

and enhance cancer treatment

CHICAGO, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Memorial Foundation today announced the inception of the William W. Wirtz Cancer Innovation Fund, a new initiative in support of continued research and clinical advancements within the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The late William W. Wirtz designated more than $19.5 million to seed the program prior to his passing in 2007. This generous commitment from the well-known businessman, sportsman, and philanthropic contributor was recently made public.

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"Our father was involved in many philanthropic endeavors during his lifetime," the five Wirtz Children (Rocky, Gail, Karey, Peter, and Alison) provided in a statement. "He has continued that legacy by arranging for Northwestern Memorial Hospital to receive a sizeable contribution that will allow it to enhance cancer programming at this world-class medical institution."

William W. Wirtz's philanthropic achievements were numerous throughout his lifetime with many of them unknown to the general public. He championed and spearheaded many charitable causes which included the establishment of Chicago Blackhawk Charities. Under William W. Wirtz's direction, Blackhawk Charities took part in programs that offered assistance to those with physical disabilities and efforts aimed at helping disadvantaged and abused children. Another charitable passion of the-late William W. Wirtz was his promotion of health and fitness to youth through national and regional hockey programs. During his tenure Chicago Blackhawks Charities granted more than $8 million to various organiz
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