Community Involvement

Spotlighting Providence and partner efforts in our communities

  • The power of partnership: Strengthening global health, together

    The power of partnership: Strengthening global health, together

    Providence is known for global health care initiatives, and Brittn Grey recently shared three keys to effective partnerships at a Washington Global Health Alliance conference.

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  • How Providence sustained thriving global partnerships in a pandemic

    How Providence sustained thriving global partnerships in a pandemic

    In the last two years, Providence has supported clinicians in Guatemala and Nigeria, upholding our ethical call to strengthen health care globally—even during a pandemic.

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  • Paso a Paso offers a new parenting education class

    Paso a Paso offers a new parenting education class

    The Attachment Vitamins parenting education program helps families learn about child development and the impact stress and trauma can have on children.

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  • Work2BeWell National Student Advisory Council applications open through May 16

    Work2BeWell National Student Advisory Council applications open through May 16

    Work2BeWell is searching for students passionate about mental health to join their National Student Advisory Board

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  • Swedish focuses on improving the birth experience through initiative and programs

    Swedish focuses on improving the birth experience through initiative and programs

    The Black Birth Empowerment Initiative, Doula Diversity Scholarship, JUST Birth Network, and TeamBirth seek to improve health and reduce disparities during childbirth.

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  • Providence programs bring health disparities to light during Minority Health Month

    Providence programs bring health disparities to light during Minority Health Month

    April is Minority Health Month and we are highlighting programs that address health disparities faced by racial and ethnic minorities.

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  • Community Health Workers Making Connections

    Community Health Workers Making Connections

    There is no typical workday for Jaime Cruz, Maria Perez and Sonia Allende; their job is to be in the community they serve, interacting with the residents where they live.

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  • A joint effort fights malnutrition for mothers and children in Guatemala

    A joint effort fights malnutrition for mothers and children in Guatemala

    Providence Health partners with Medical Teams International to fight malnutrition for mothers and children in Guatemala and sees amazing results.

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  • Hear Me Now: Acts of kindness continue during pandemic

    Hear Me Now: Acts of kindness continue during pandemic

    Providence caregivers find ways to volunteer in their local communities on the Action Hub, reaching beyond the hospital walls and partnering to serve those in need.

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  • Hear Me Now: All women are born worthy

    Hear Me Now: All women are born worthy

    Listen to Paula and Terri talk about the beginnings and purpose of Peoria Home, a nonprofit in Everett, Wash., that helps women recover from human trafficking and prostitution.

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  • Hear Me Now: The dignity of a name

    Hear Me Now: The dignity of a name

    Listen to Jennifer and Jessica's conversation about providing care with dignity to hundreds of vulnerable and unhoused people using a mobile health clinic operated by Providence in northern California

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  • Intentional acts of kindness

    Intentional acts of kindness

    Providence caregivers find ways to volunteer in their local communities on the Action Hub, reaching beyond the hospital walls and partnering to serve those in need.

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  • Caregivers build community-focused careers at University of Providence

    Caregivers build community-focused careers at University of Providence

    The university offers new graduate-level certificate programs that focus on health equity and the social determinants of health. Two caregivers share why they enrolled.

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  • Building capacity to build community

    Building capacity to build community

    Local partner Health Share of Oregon is using a St. Joseph Community Partnership Fund grant to create stable housing opportunities for those at risk of homelessness.

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  • Driven to serve

    Driven to serve

    The Providence Santa Rosa Mobile Health Clinic in northern California goes where the need is greatest. This mobile health clinic serves the community and removes all barriers to care.

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  • The heroes standing beside our front-line heroes

    The heroes standing beside our front-line heroes

    A Providence physician shares what it’s meant during the pandemic to know her daughter is safe and healthy at Early Childhood Directions, a developmental child care program in Santa Monica, Calif.

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  • The Power of 50 Pounds

    The Power of 50 Pounds

    Dr. Anna McDonald of Swedish shares an amazing story of how a suitcases of supplies saved lives in rural Malawi, Africa, where she serves as medical faculty.

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  • Honoring St. Joseph’s Day by Elevating the Voices of Our Community

    Honoring St. Joseph’s Day by Elevating the Voices of Our Community

    The St. Joseph Community Partnership Fund is announcing the St. Joseph Summit Series.

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  • Students celebrate progress in advocating for mental health

    Students celebrate progress in advocating for mental health

    Students gathered for the annual Work2BeWell Teen Mental Health Summit, featuring initiatives they started in schools and a keynote by Haley Hardcastle.

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  • The SJCPF and Providence make an investment in local communities

    The SJCPF and Providence make an investment in local communities

    Investments are part of SJCPF’s new Community Capacity Initiative, which is tied to Providence’s mission of supporting the health of the communities it serves.

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