Community Benefit

Content highlighting Providence initiatives to build healthy communities

  • Valdez Childcare Plays Vital Role in Community

    Valdez Childcare Plays Vital Role in Community

    In partnership with Providence Alaska Foundation, Providence Health & Services Alaska invested $49,500 in community partnership funding to help Stepping Stones with facility upgrades.

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  • Seward Ministerial Association Assists with Prescription Costs

    Seward Ministerial Association Assists with Prescription Costs

    In partnership with Providence Alaska Foundation, Providence Health & Services Alaska invested $10,000 in community partnership funding to help the association continue its good works.

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  • Delivery Program Helps Kodiak Seniors Stay Healthy – and Connected

    Delivery Program Helps Kodiak Seniors Stay Healthy – and Connected

    Kodiak Island is home to some 6,000 residents, and a third of them, like Mary Morris, are 60 or older. This means the Senior Citizens of Kodiak plays a vital role in keeping older Alaskans thriving.

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  • Providing Care at Shelters in Northwest Washington

    Providing Care at Shelters in Northwest Washington

    Everett Gospel Mission and Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Washington partner to ensure men staying at the shelter receive quality health care.

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  • St. Joseph Community Partnership Fund COVID-19 Response

    St. Joseph Community Partnership Fund COVID-19 Response

    The COVID-19 pandemic has hurt our most vulnerable and exacerbated socio-economic disparities.

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  • Philanthropy Efforts in 2020

    Philanthropy Efforts in 2020

    Our way of life and ways of connecting changed at a pace faster than anybody could have anticipated.

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  • Intersections Initiative and Measuring Transformative Change

    Intersections Initiative and Measuring Transformative Change

    The Intersections Initiative, funded by St. Joseph Community Partnership Fund (SJCPF) and facilitated by Prevention Institute.

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  • Infection Prevention and Epidemiology Programs at UP

    Infection Prevention and Epidemiology Programs at UP

    COVID-19 has highlighted the vital importance of infection prevention and epidemiology in protecting our nation’s health.

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  • In Olympia, Public-Private Partnerships Drive Temporary Housing Solutions

    In Olympia, Public-Private Partnerships Drive Temporary Housing Solutions

    Access to safe and stable housing is a fundamental human right and an essential component in addressing underlying health issues.

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  • First-of-its-Kind Play Environment Welcomes Children of all Abilities

    First-of-its-Kind Play Environment Welcomes Children of all Abilities

    “This is amazing,” said six-year-old Emmett Sonnemaker as he circled around the play area in his wheelchair with his brothers and sister.

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  • Tri-Cities’ Community Members Better Equipped to Step in During Mental Health Crises

    Tri-Cities’ Community Members Better Equipped to Step in During Mental Health Crises

    When Tyler Ramos received his certification in Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA), he did not expect to save someone’s life the very next day.

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  • Community Partnerships and Collaboration are the Keys to Success in Southeast Washington

    Community Partnerships and Collaboration are the Keys to Success in Southeast Washington

    In 2019, when Becky Betts was assigned to lead population health for Providence’s southeast Washington region in Walla Walla.

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  • Food Insecurity

    Food Insecurity

    It’s hard to imagine members of our own community who struggle with food insecurity.

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  • Mental and Behavioral Health

    Mental and Behavioral Health

    No time in recent history has tested mental and behavioral health more than the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020.

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  • Access to Care

    Access to Care

    Caring for our community has always been a priority and a passion for the caregivers at Covenant Health.

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  • One-of-a-Kind Camp in the Pacific Northwest Provides Transformational Experience for LGBTQ+ youth

    One-of-a-Kind Camp in the Pacific Northwest Provides Transformational Experience for LGBTQ+ youth

    At Seattle-based Camp Ten Trees, a residential camp for LGBTQ+ youth, staff and volunteers not only provide an identity-affirming environment for young campers—they save lives.

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  • Supporting Parents and Helping Children Thrive Through Partnerships

    Supporting Parents and Helping Children Thrive Through Partnerships

    The staff at Denise Louie Education Center (DLEC) know what it feels like to face challenging times.

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  • Building Healthy, Thriving Communities through Cycling

    Building Healthy, Thriving Communities through Cycling

    Swedish Health Services has supported BikeWorks and its mission for the past three years.

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  • Community Health Insurance Program Provides a Safe Place for People Seeking Health Insurance and Food

    Community Health Insurance Program Provides a Safe Place for People Seeking Health Insurance and Food

    Providence is steadfast in serving our Mission, to care for all, especially the poor and vulnerable. Health insurance has been a prevalent health need that our communities meet year after year.

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  • As Demand Grows, Providence St. Mary Bolsters Local Food Supply

    As Demand Grows, Providence St. Mary Bolsters Local Food Supply

    Southern California’s High Desert is a sprawling rural and suburban region northeast of Los Angeles.

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