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The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

The 2012 UC Davis Nurses’ Campaign

UC Davis Health System nurses deliver excellent care day in and day out and play a crucial role in creating a healthier world. In 2012, for the second consecutive year, a group of these nurses led the UC Davis Nurses’ Campaign, an initiative to generate philanthropic support to sustain the work of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. The 2012 nurses' campaign lasted from March 6 through May 12. On behalf of the nurses' campaign committee, thank you to the donors who participated in the campaign during its first two years.


“I give to the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing because I want to create a healthier world by shaping the future of nursing.”

Brittney Andrews, R. N.
Clinical Nurse III, UC Davis Medical Center
Co-chair, 2012 UC Davis
Nurses’ Campaign Committee

Donors to the nurses’ campaign give for many reasons, including:

  • To impact the future of the nursing profession
  • To increase advanced educational opportunities for nurses and other health-care leaders and ensure the sustainability of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing
  • To support innovative nursing research that will improve health
  • To participate in the transformation of health care through system change and interprofessional education

As you may know, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation provided $100 million to launch the School of Nursing at a high level of excellence. However, this launch funding is not endowed and will gradually decline over the next decade. Between now and academic year 2019-20, when full enrollment is anticipated, it is critical to establish a substantial endowment to keep the school strong and vital far into the future. The school’s long-term success depends upon a public-private partnership, with both public funding and philanthropic support from other donors.

Click here to read more about the need for nurses' support of the School of Nursing.


"This campaign is about nurses supporting nurses to achieve transformational changes in health. With your gift to the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, you can strengthen the leadership capacity of the nursing profession for generations to come.”

Ren Bee, R.N.
Clinical Nurse II, UC Davis Medical Center
Master’s-degree student,
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Campaign committee members

The volunteer members of the 2012 UC Davis Nurses’ Campaign Committee are:

Brittney Andrews, Denise Barton, Ren Bee, Maureen Craig, Elsa Deleon, Patricia Gonsalves, Jim Hill, Lynn Loftis, Dawn Love, Carolyn Mofidi, Marie Moore, Theresa Pak and Kathy Speegle-Clark

How to give

While the 2012 UC Davis Nurses' campaign officially concluded on May 12, contributions to the School of Nursing are welcomed and appreciated. Click here for more information about how to give to the School of Nursing.

If you have questions about the nurses’ campaign or how to make a gift, please contact Christine Vargas, associate development officer with the School of Nursing.

Nurses' campaign donors

Participants in the nurses’ campaign join the school’s Founding Donors, an exceptional group of the school’s earliest supporters. Contributors are recognized with a special Founding Donors pin and on future Founding Donors recognition displays. 

Thank you to all who participated in the inaugural nurses’ campaign during its first two years. Click here to see the names of these generous contributors.