The TUCC Foundation

The Urology Center of Colorado Foundation is dedicated to advancing urologic care in the Rocky Mountain region through advocacy, research, education and support. The roots of the TUCC Foundation are planted firmly in our core values – collaboration, community and education. The TUCC Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity and all donations are tax deductible as permitted by law. We appreciate your support and contribution to our commitment to advancing urologic care in the Rocky Mountain Region through advocacy, research, education and support. There are several different ways you can donate to TUCC Foundation. Please retain the TUCC Foundation Tax ID number – 26-2151171 – for your tax records.  

Join Swedish Medical Center, Bishops and TUCC Foundation for the 2nd Annual Shave Off for Prostate Cancer Awareness.

Treat yourself to a straight razor, warm towel, relaxing shave to start November off clean-shaven, then grow a beard or mustache to raise awareness for men’s health issues. Shaves are free and donations to TUCC Foundation are encouraged. All donations support prostate cancer research.

10am – 2pm, Thursday October 31st, Swedish Medical Center Main Lobby: 501 E. Hampden Avenue.

You can also donate online to TUCC Foundation. Thank you for your support.

There are many ways to donate to the TUCC Foundation

Donation checks can be mailed to: TUCC Foundation C/O Bob Asinof, 2777 Mile High Stadium Circle Denver, CO 80211

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TUCC Healing Garden Benches – Gifts of $5,000 with a personal inscription on one of our Healing Garden benches. Please download the instruction sheet for details on how to secure a TUCC Healing Garden Bench.

Blue Mesa Donor Wall – Gifts of $5,000 and above are commemorated on this special wall

Planned and Deferred Gifts – Planned giving is a form of donating to TUCC Foundation that personally benefits you and your family. It also ensures that TUCC Foundation will have the resources necessary to continue its commitment to communities in the Rocky Mountain region. Please speak with your attorney to help you plan your gift to TUCC Foundation and ensure it suits the needs of your family.

Donation of Securities – Appreciated securities can be gifted to TUCC Foundation. This form of contribution often provides the donor with a tax deduction on the current value of the securities without any capital gain implications. Please contact your financial advisor or broker for guidance.

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Corporate Sponsorships – Corporate Social Responsibility means that as an organization you voluntarily take an active role in bettering your community. From serving on community boards and volunteering locally to raising social awareness, TUCC Foundation appreciate companies investing in our community and understands the positive implications of doing so.

  • “Good is the New Black:” Cause is Here to Stay – 83 percent of American say that companies have a responsibility to help support causes (Cone 2007, Cause Evolution Survey).
  • 72 percent of Americans want their employees to do more to support a cause or social issue (Cone 2007, Cause Evolution Survey).

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Foundation Programs

TUCC Foundation supports and contributes in the following five overarching areas:

  • COLLABORATION: TUCC Foundation fosters collaborative relationships among community clinics, educational support groups and social services agencies to provide assistance to those who would not otherwise receive necessary urologic care.
  • RESEARCH: TUCC Foundation makes contributions to medical and urologic specific research that improves urologic cancer and non-cancer diagnoses, standards of care and treatments.

TUCC Foundation recently issued a $60,000 donation to the American Cancer Society. This donation will help fund a research grant studying metastatic prostate cancer. We have donated nearly $500,000 to research over the past 9 years.

TUCC Foundation Board of Directors

Richard Heppe

M.D. – President

Peggy Martinez

Vice-President

Bob Asinof

Secretary/Treasurer

Jim Conley

President, Colorado Business Bank    

John Finegan

Director of Estate & Gift Planning, American Cancer Society

Eric Gross

M.D., Director of Radiation Oncology, The Urology Center of Colorado