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Heart of Gold event raises more than $495,000 for Providence Center for Medically Fragile Children

February 16, 2015

This year’s Providence Child Center Heart of Gold Dinner was a wonderful evening full of heartwarming tributes and an outpouring of generosity to help every child grow and flourish. Thursday’s event raised more than $495,000 for Providence’s Center for Medically Fragile Children to support the life enriching programs and therapies that help these children reach their fullest potential.

Local philanthropist Joe Weston is Providence Child Center's 2015 "Heart of Gold" award recipient

February 09, 2015

Joe Weston has always had a unique talent for fostering potential. While the Portland real estate developer and philanthropist has built a...

First-in-nation honor for Providence's Center for Medically Fragile Children

January 29, 2015

Oregon’s only long-term residential care facility for medically fragile children has received a first-in-the nation honor for excellence. The...

Shower the children with green rain

December 31, 2014

Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub and Providence Federal Credit Union are raising money for the medically fragile children at Providence Child Center.

Providence Child Center's 2014 "Heart of Gold" award recipient is longtime supporter Gerry Frank

January 31, 2014

At Providence Child Center, the goal has always been to nurture every child and help all children reach their fullest potential. That same vision...

New aquatic spa provided therapy for medically fragile children at Providence, thanks to generous donations

November 26, 2013
For children at the Center for Medically Fragile Children at Providence Child Center, the waters can also help open a world of social and verbal skills.

Providence Center for Medically Fragile Children particpate in the Portland Junior Rose Festival Parade

June 17, 2013

A sunny June day made for a perfect day for a children's parade.

Grant enhances dental experience for special needs children at Providence

March 20, 2013

Children with special needs will have it a little easier in the dentist’s chair at Providence Child Center, thanks to a $25,000 grant from Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and Southwest Washington.

2012 Providence Festival of Trees benefits palliative care and Swindells Resource Center

December 17, 2012

Southern Oregon's 2012 Providence Festival of Trees grossed more than $487,100 to benefit palliative care and Swindells Resource Center.

Providence Expands Pediatric Dental Clinic

November 25, 2012

Providence Expands Pediatric Dental Clinic Now serving patients from age 1 to 25 years old

Giving children a voice

November 14, 2012

Providence Child Center uses technology to help children communicate.

Prom night at the Center for Medically Fragile Children

May 17, 2012

The children at the center danced the night away at their prom on May 16.

Grant from Walmart Foundation helps bring smiles to Providence Child Center kids

March 15, 2012

A $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation helps Providence Specialty Pediatric Dental Clinic provide more oral health care to children.

It's a family affair for Providence Child Center "Heart of Gold" awardee

March 07, 2012

Nancy Lematta and her family were honored with the Providence Child Center Foundation “Heart of Gold” award for their dedication in improving the lives of children with special needs. 

Kids with special needs get free dental care at Providence.

January 30, 2012

Providence Specialty Pediatric Dental Clinic hosts a free clinic day, with support from the Grotto Humanitarian fund, for children with special needs who have limited or no dental insurance. The free clinic was a huge success for the children, their families and our clinic.

Wee Care Oregon Program of Quality Designation

January 24, 2012

Providence Wee Care Child Development Center has been awarded the Oregon Program of Quality Designation.

Duct tape wallets support Providence Child Center

January 09, 2012

Two students from All Saints School made and sold wallets made out of duct tape and donated the profits to Providence Child Center.

Providing a positive dental experience

January 09, 2012

Providence pediatric dentist successfully treats medically fragile children and young patients who have difficulty seeing the dentist.

Annual Providence Child Center Foundation Heart of Gold Award

March 01, 2011

Providence Child Center Foundation bestows the annual Heart of Gold Award.

Snoezelen room helps balance the sensory load.

February 11, 2011

Snoezelen is a form of therapy that offers sensory stimulation and/or relaxation to people who may get little of either.