Community Involvement

Spotlighting Providence and partner efforts in our communities

  • Providence celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

    Providence celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

    To celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, we are featuring Gabriela Robles, chief executive of SJCPF and AVP of Community Partnerships.

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  • Focus on POCUS: How Providence and Seed Global Health are partnering to expand the use of portable ultrasounds

    Focus on POCUS: How Providence and Seed Global Health are partnering to expand the use of portable ultrasounds

    In partnership with Seed and Kamuzu University of Health Services, Providence is working to expand the usage of portable, point-of-care ultrasounds (POCUS) at Mangochi District Hospital in Malawi.

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  • Providence gives back to help prepare students and families for the new school year

    Providence gives back to help prepare students and families for the new school year

    Providence Community Health Investment teams gathered donations and hosted events to support families in their back-to-school preparations.

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  • Talk2BeWell - Minority Mental Health live event featuring The Defensive Line

    Talk2BeWell - Minority Mental Health live event featuring The Defensive Line

    Watch this recent social media live event featuring The Defensive Line and Dr. Lauren Harper, Providence Oregon.

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  • Reflections on National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

    Reflections on National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

    Jawanza Hadley, director of Providence’s Work2BeWell program reflects on mental health and wellness

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  • Reflections on Women's Equality Day: The Pressure of Being a Woman

    Reflections on Women's Equality Day: The Pressure of Being a Woman

    Gabriela Robles, chief executive of SJCPF, reflects on her experiences as a woman and a Latina in honor of Women's Equality Day.

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  • Hear Me Now: A doctor without borders

    Hear Me Now: A doctor without borders

    Providence is partnering with World Telehealth Initiative on a telementorship program in Nigeria and we heard from our partner and one of our volunteers.

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  • The health benefits of volunteering: Doing good is good for you!

    The health benefits of volunteering: Doing good is good for you!

    Volunteering has many health benefits. Dr. James Beckerman and Brittn Grey of Providence discuss how you can help others and get healthier, too.

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  • Welcoming the new St. Joseph Community Partnership Fund board chair, Joe Lumarda

    Welcoming the new St. Joseph Community Partnership Fund board chair, Joe Lumarda

    Learn more about SJCPF's new board chair, Joseph "Joe" Lumarda.

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  • Reflections on the St. Joseph Community Partnership Fund board retreat

    Reflections on the St. Joseph Community Partnership Fund board retreat

    Gabriela Robles, president and chief executive of the SJCPF and AVP of Community Partnerships at Providence, shares about the Fund's recent board retreat.

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  • Video: Custom-made scrubs help caregivers and refugees

    Video: Custom-made scrubs help caregivers and refugees

    In Seattle, a partnership between the Refugee Artisan Initiative and Providence Swedish has resulted in custom-made scrubs for Swedish caregivers.

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  • Hear Me Now: "It's a special joy to see people thrive."

    Hear Me Now: "It's a special joy to see people thrive."

    Listen as managers from Providence and Catholic Social Services’ RAIS program in Alaska reflect on their work to ease the way of refugees who resettle in that state.

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  • Global telementoring has benefits on both sides of the call

    Global telementoring has benefits on both sides of the call

    In partnership with World Telehealth Initiative, Providence doctors volunteer to mentor clinicians serving vulnerable populations in Nigeria, and soon in Kenya.

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  • Refugees find warm welcome and fresh start in Alaska

    Refugees find warm welcome and fresh start in Alaska

    A partnership between Catholic Social Services and Providence provides gainful employment with on-the-job training for displaced people who resettle in Alaska.

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  • Compassion drives aid for Ukraine humanitarian crisis

    Compassion drives aid for Ukraine humanitarian crisis

    Catholic Relief Services and MTI partner with Providence to provide humanitarian aid to the people of Ukraine, including funding, social and mental health services and medical supplies.

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  • Caregiver volunteers bring the Providence Mission to their communities

    Caregiver volunteers bring the Providence Mission to their communities

    Providence caregivers follow their hearts by volunteering time to support local nonprofits in Northern California, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

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  • People with disabilities get on-the-job training with Project SEARCH

    People with disabilities get on-the-job training with Project SEARCH

    In Anchorage, Alaska, Providence works with several partners to provide school-to-work training for Project SEARCH clients.

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  • Hear Me Now: "I have been able to move forward."

    Hear Me Now: "I have been able to move forward."

    Gabriela reflects on her experience getting help for depression with therapist Lidia Roman, and on barriers created by the stigma against mental health services in Latino culture.

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  • Providence, community partners support all dimensions of health

    Providence, community partners support all dimensions of health

    Basic social needs are important for health, including access to food, shelter and transportation. In Oregon and Washington, partnerships with Impact NW and CHAS help Providence patients.

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  • Partnership brings the comfort of palliative care into homes

    Partnership brings the comfort of palliative care into homes

    In Humboldt County, Calif., palliative care is now available to patients at home thanks to a partnership between Providence and Hospice of Humboldt.

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