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PeaceHealth Foundations

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From our courageous caregivers who consistently go above and beyond to expertly care for their communities, to the latest advances in cancer and cardiac care, to life-saving incubators for our tiniest patients and charity care that helps those in most need, our every effort is strengthened by you.

Today and every day, we’re here for you... because of you. Your generosity embodies the power of philanthropy and the power of community to create greater hope and healing in the lives of our loved ones, neighbors and friends. Now more than ever, your trust, partnership and continued engagement are valued beyond measure.

Together, we are stronger and more united than ever in our shared commitment to the common good, ensuring outstanding care for all in all times. What you’ll find on the following pages is evidence of how you are changing lives through your exceptional caring. Thank you for helping us build a better future for the patients, families and communities we serve. Together, we can all be hopeful for a better tomorrow.


Our foundations

Drive-up entry way into Cottage Grove Community Medical Center

Cottage Grove

A view of the sunset and water reflecting off of the PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center


Front outside doors of Peace Harbor Medical Center in Florence, Oregon

Peace Harbor

Peace Island Medical Center at dusk

Peace Island

Nighttime view of Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend

Sacred Heart

Southwest Medical Center tower in Vancouver, Washington


Front entrance of St. John Medical Center in Longview, Washington on an autumn day.

St. John

Aerial photograph of the St. Joseph Medical Center campus in Bellingham, Washington.

St. Joseph

United General


Whatcom Hospice House Foundation

Whatcom Hospice


Other ways to support PeaceHealth


Front cover of 2020-21 Foundation Gratitude Report

Your impact

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Healthy communities blog

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    PeaceHealth warns of phone scams

    PeaceHealth has received reports of recent phone scams – or “vishing" scams – impacting our patients. Scammers are pretending to be from PeaceHealth or other health agencies and trying to steal personal information or private health details over the phone. The scammers may already have some personal information they found through other sources to make them seem legitimate. Another trick the scammers may use is to make the caller ID seem like the call is coming from PeaceHealth.

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  • The OCCU Foundation presents PeaceHealth with a large check for the Childlife Specialist Program

    OCCU Foundation Makes Significant Donation to PeaceHealth Child Life Specialist Program

    SPRINGFIELD, Ore.- What if kids were not scared to go to the hospital? What if parents had someone to stand beside them to offer emotional support during a stressful time?

    Those are the goals of PeaceHealth’s Child Life Specialist program and, with a significant donation from the OCCU Foundation, the program will be expanded to help even more children and families in the future.

    OCCU Foundation has pledged to support the position for three years with a $300,000 donation. The contribution is a lead gift to PeaceHealth’s $1 million fundraising campaign.

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  • PeaceHealth Southwest Family Birth Center named one of nation’s best

    Vancouver, Washington, May 12, 2022 – For the third consecutive year, PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center has been named to an elite list of the best maternity hospitals in the United States. The list, compiled and published by Newsweek, is based on three data sources: a nationwide online survey of healthcare professionals, publicly available medical key performance indicators including data from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and results from patient surveys.

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