Foundation Rollup 

 

Our foundations raise funds to help provide critically needed services in the communities we serve.

Alaska
  • Providence Alaska Foundation serves Providence Medical Centers in Anchorage, Eagle River, Kodiak Island, the Mat-Su Valley, Seward and Valdez. The foundation is entering its fourth year of the “Generation’s Campaign;” a five-year, $16 million campaign to provide sustainable funding for family and patient support services at the Children’s Hospital at Providence, the Providence Cancer Center and elder care programs. At the Children’s Hospital, these services can make all the difference for families by providing access to patient and parent navigators, child life specialists and even teachers. Through the generous support of donors, the Providence Alaska Foundation distributed over $2.7 million throughout the region in 2012.
California
  • Providence High School, Burbank, continues to expand academic programs along with enrollment. The school opened a new Science Center and launched new classes focusing on foreign language and technology, while enrolling 83 additional students to the freshmen and sophomore classes. Faculty and staff development continues to be an important focus.
  • Providence Health & Services Foundation/San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys Service Area serves Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank and Providence Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana.
      • Providence Tarzana Medical Center is in the final phase of its "Giving That Builds" campaign to guarantee that the highest level of care will continue to be available for local children and families. This project will relocate and expand the hospital’s existing pediatric intensive care unit, which is currently located in a small, 40-year-old space that offers little privacy for critically ill patients and families.
      • Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, opened the The Hycy & Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute to help families touched by neurological disorders. In 2013, the foundation is in the final phase of its campaign for critically-important funds to build the Cusumano Family Neuroscience Outpatient Center.
      • Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, Mission Hills, is known to have one of the busiest trauma centers in Southern California, while it also serves its community as a cancer center of excellence. In 2013, philanthropy is helping to support the refurbishing of two radiology suites, plus upgraded digital mammography and ultra-sound technology.
  • Providence TrinityCare Hospice Foundation, Torrance, provides a rangeof palliative care and hospice services to nearly 2,000 families in Southern California each year. The TrinityKids Care program is the only dedicated pediatric hospice care program of its kind in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. In order to compassionately enter the lives of people facing the realities of suffering, loss, death and grief, the foundation realizes ongoing education is needed for more clinicians and staff. education helps all invovled provide specialized care while respecting each person's choices, beliefs and values.
  • Providence Little Company of Mary Foundation, San Pedro and Torrance, supports Los Angeles County children and families when they need it most. The Partners for Health Kids mobile pediatric clinic - funded solely through philanthropy - has served 50,000 underserved and uninsured children since 1994. Equipped with a new $500,000, 38-foot medical van, the mobile clinic will be able to expand its reach even further now to provide immunizations, medical treatment and referrals.
International and Multi-state
  • Providence Health International provides opportunities to learn, serve and contribute internationally – leveraging the resources and talents of our health care organization to improve and promote global health. Regardless of national boundaries, compassionate service to those who are poor and vulnerable has been a part of the Providence Mission since the Sisters of Providence began their work in Montreal nearly 170 years ago. Our work includes medical supply donation, service learning grants and sponsored service trips to Guatemala.
  • Providence Supportive Housing manages 14 independent living programs that meet the needs for safety, shelter and belonging of those who are poor and vulnerable, including the elderly, homeless, recent immigrants and disabled veterans. Providence Supportive Housing helps strengthen their ability to live with independence and dignity, fostering overall health and well-being.
Montana
  • St. Patrick Hospital Foundation serves Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula and St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson. The foundation directly impacts seventeen counties, thousands of communities and countless individuals across Western Montana. The foundations seek support to sustain more than $10 million in free care provided throughout the region every year. Funds also uphold the St. Patrick House, a comfortable home away from home for families of patients receiving treatment.
  • St. Thomas Child and Family Center, Great Falls, provides nationally accredited preschool education and care. Before supporting today’s needs of working-parent families, it evolved from the St. Thomas Home orphanage and boarding school built by the Sisters of Providence.
  • University of Great Falls, A place of “uncommon courage” within the Providence Health & Services ministries, the University of Great Falls continues to grow from its pioneer and missionary roots. The ministry serves more than 1,000 students and about 96 percent of the undergraduate class receives some type of financial aid, including federal grants, work-study opportunities and donor provided scholarships.
Oregon
  • Providence Benedictine Nursing Center Foundation, Mt. Angel, is not just a long-term stay facility, but a real home and it requires a cheerful, well-maintained setting. That’s why the foundation has committed to raise $256,000 of a $1.5 million renovation project. The upgrades will keep Providence Benedictine Nursing Center vital for years to come, reflecting the same quality and excellence of care provided here.
  • Providence Child Center Foundation, Portland, is the only facility of its kind in the Pacific Northwest that cares for children with disabilities. Its combination of services includes 24-hour skilled nursing care at the Center for Medically Fragile Children and the Swindells Resource Center, in addition to supporting families with resources, referrals and guidance. These services are provided without financial burden to more than 10,000 families each year through the generosity of donors.
  • Providence Community Health Foundation, Medford, continues to fulfill the BJ Stormberg Fund, named for a former Providence Medford Medical Center administrator who helped employees personally when he learned of their emergent needs. Over the years, this fund has helped employees who were faced with a spouse’s sudden job loss or death, car accident, serious illness or house fire. The fund is supported solely by the annual Employee Giving Campaign – employees helping employees.
  • Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Foundation, Hood River, continues to expand and improve services that will meet the growing Gorge community’s health needs for years to come. In 2012, the foundation raised $18,000 to support the Gorge Dental Access Program which provides dental care vouchers for uninsured children. Philanthropy makes it possible to provide the finest medical technology and high quality care to each and every patient who comes through their doors, including those with little or no insurance.
  • Providence Milwaukie Foundation, Milwaukie, recognizes that access to dental care is a primary concern for Clackamas County. As many as 75 percent in the area reported they did not receive all the dental care they needed. Providence Milwaukie Hospital is making a unique investment to improve dental health by donating space for the Joseph Bernard, Jr. Dental Clinic which opened July 8, 2013. The new dental clinic is expected to serve more than 250 low income and uninsured patients each month. Besides restoring teeth, the clinic will emphasize prevention and education. Donations to the foundation for the Joseph Bernard Jr. Dental Clinic are of the highest importance.
  • Providence Newberg Health Foundation, Newberg, brings together thousands of volunteers to lend a helping hand to the elderly and children with disabilities through the Faith In Action program. As a result, these vulnerable people are empowered to thrive at home for as long as possible. Donations will meet a $500,000 goal to secure a successful future of this program as the community need continues to grow.
  • Providence Portland Medical Foundation recognizes that when patients and their families travel to Portland, they may find themselves in unfamiliar surroundings at a vulnerable and stressful time in their lives. That’s where the new Patient and Family Guest House comes in – offering all the comforts of home. Located just a block from the hospital, this guest house will include thirty units in a setting that offers opportunities for either privacy or company.
  • Providence Seaside Hospital Foundation, Seaside, has a goal to educate the community to look to the hospital for continuous good health, as well as health care during times of illness. Recent contributions to the hospital have supported physician recruitment, digital mammography, the surgery suite expansion and support for patients with little or no insurance coverage.
  • Providence St. Vincent Medical Foundation, Portland, has many funding priorities for Providence St. Vincent Medical Center from the latest technology for heart valve repair to the child care needs of patients’ families. Most recently, the Providence Heart and Vascular Institute launched PlaySmart™, a program that provides free heart screenings for youth.
  • Providence Willamette Falls Medication Foundation, Oregon City, is supporting a collaborative group of medical providers and citizens who are planning a free clinic in response to the dramatic rise of the uninsured population in the community with no access to health care. Donations will cover startup costs and a companion endowment fund for the long term funding of the clinic as it grows.
Washington
  • Providence General Foundation, Everett, began its historic five-year campaign to support the 12-story, 680,000 square-foot Cymbaluk Medical Tower in 2008. To date, the project has garnered over $18.5 million. Everett community support for Providence has dramatically increased through foundation leadership, achieving over $32 million between 2006 and 2012.
  • Providence Health Care Foundation, Centralia, has a long tradition of employee support. The foundation fulfills vital funding needs at Providence Centralia Hospital along with supportive housing programs, hospice and chemotherapy infusion services across Lewis County.
  • Providence Health Care Foundation, Eastern Washington, helps ensure access to compassionate, world-class health care by supporting projects and programs at the three Providence hospitals in Spokane: Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital and Holy Family Hospital. Gifts help care for the most vulnerable in our community and support breakthrough technology that saves lives. In 2012, the foundation awarded more than 450 grants totaling over $3.2 million to support local Providence ministries.
  • Providence Hospice & Home Care Foundation, Snohomish County, Everett, provides $1 million of support each year in the form of programs and services for all ages including quality, timely, comprehensive medical care in the patient’s home. By providing physical, emotional, and spiritual support, trained staff and volunteers assist the patient and family as they work towards medical rehabilitation or a peaceful and dignified death. The foundation strives to reveal God’s love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable through compassionate service. The generosity of Providence employees and community as a whole allow us to continue our Mission.
  • Providence Hospice of Seattle Foundation provides hospice care and grief support to adults and kids struggling with terminal illness or grief in King County. Your donations will help ensure that care is available to anyone in need, regardless of their ability to pay. In addition to caring for terminally ill adults, we offer a specialized hospice and palliative care program for children, a pre-hospice program for seriously ill adults and grief program for kids.
  • Providence Marianwood Foundation, Issaquah, promises its very elderly residents a home as long as they need it, regardless of their ability to pay. Most are in their 80s, 90s and even a few in their 100s have outlived their financial resources and are dependent on government programs which do not pay for the full costs to provide care. The skilled nursing home provides more than $1.5 million in uncompensated care costs annually. Donations also provide for programs, services and activities that add to quality of life like art, music and spiritual care.
  • Providence Mount Carmel Hospital Foundation, Colville, supports a critical access hospital serving the rural communities of northeast Washington. Centrally located in Colville, this award-winning Providence Mount Carmel Hospital provides services you would expect to find in a big city, including advanced medical and surgical care, hospitalists, a telestroke program and outpatient services.
  • Providence Mount St. Vincent Foundation, Seattle, known as “The Mount,” is an intergenerational living care community for older adults in which we celebrate life, living and individual capability. Additionally, a child care center at The Mount provides opportunities for children and elderly residents to interact in planned activities. Fundraising supports residents, especially those who have outlived their life savings, along with programs that enrich their lives such as music, art and spiritual care.
  • Providence Regina House runs a food and clothing bank in the South Park neighborhood of Seattle and serves more than 450 families who come through the door each week. Regina House has seen an enormous increase in the families that rely on their help. Most of them are the “working poor,” who work very hard but cannot make ends meet. Providence Regina House also partners with the South Park Information and Resource Center to provide referrals for an array of health and human services.
  • Providence Senior and Community Services Special Events, Seattle, supports a range of ministries through special event fundraising. One example is the Providence O’Christmas Trees event, the largest annual fundraiser in Providence, bringing in $1.2 million in 2012 to help 15,200 people in need of health care, housing and supportive services. These funds support the quality of life for those with chronic and/or life limiting conditions living in our communities.
  • Providence St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation, Chewelah, supports the Providence St. Joseph’s Hospital and Long Term Care Unit which is a critical access hospital serving the southern portion of Chewelah, Washington. The hospital was selected as one of 10 VHA member critical access hospitals nationwide to receive the 2012 VHA Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence.
  • Providence St. Mary Foundation, Walla Walla, officially became a separate not-for-profit, charitable entity in 2012 with a Mission to provide philanthropic support to Providence St. Mary Medical Center including the Regional Cancer Center. This important distinction ensures each and every dollar raised stays in our community, to provide aid to low-income patients, fund new life-saving medical technologies and support capital projects. We are proud to help ensure the most exceptional health care is available to all the communities we serve in Southeast Washington and Northeast Oregon.
  • Providence St. Peter Foundation serves serves St. Peter Hospital, Mother Joseph Care Center, and SoundHomeCare and Hospice. Whether expanding an acute care unit, bringing new technology, sustaining services for the poor and vulnerable through the sexual assault clinic, psychiatry or chemical dependency programs, you support makes the difference. In 2013, the foundation is also faising funds to create a permanent cancer survivorship clinic to improve physical, psychological, spiritual and social wellbeing for those diagnosed and living with cancer.