Employee Giving Campaign FAQs

General Questions

What is the best way to make a gift? Is there a way to give online? 

  • You can make a gift online on our secure donation form, using either payroll deduction or your credit card. Click on "Give Now" on the right side of this page.
  • You can also make a gift by using a paper pledge form and returning the form to your local foundation office.

What is Remember Providence?

  • Estate plans are a vital source of support for the foundations.
  • The Remember Providence campaign is a statewide initiative to encourage giving to Providence through your will.
  • To make a gift to Providence through your will, contact your attorney, or contact the foundation office for assistance.

What is Swipe Again Day?

  • On Sept. 24, after you use your name badge to pay for your meal, you can swipe again to make a donation. This is not available at Providence Benedictine Nursing Center or Providence Child Center.
  • Cash donations are also accepted.
  • All funds raised go to the Helping Hand Fund.
  • Last year, Swipe Again Day raised $3,000 for the Helping Hand Fund.
  • The foundations are grateful to nutrition services teams for their assistance in making this program a success.

What is the Helping Hand Fund?

  • The Helping Hand Fund is available to Oregon Region employees experiencing a financial emergency who have been employed by Providence for at least one year.
  • It is funded entirely by Providence employees to help their colleagues in times of financial distress.

Why is United Way included in the employee giving campaign?

  • Providence supports many worthy organizations throughout the Oregon region, as is evidenced by our most recent 2012 Community Benefit Report. 
  • Providence has a long history of supporting United Way. Many organizations associated with United Way receive both direct and indirect support from Providence.
  • This continued partnership is important. Many of the organizations supported by United Way have a connection to Providence patients.
  • Throughout the year, Providence provides employees many opportunities to give back to the community.
  • Including United Way as a part of the Employee Giving Campaign provides a choice for our employees.

How will gifts be acknowledged?

All employees who donate will receive:

  • A personal thank-you letter
  • A tax deduction
  • The joy of helping those in need

United Way (in the Portland, Yamhill, Gorge and Southern Oregon Service Areas)

What role does United Way play in our Employee Giving Campaign?

The United Way campaign runs concurrent with the Employee Giving Campaign to give employees the option to support other nonprofit community organizations.

Join us for United Way Day on Sept. 12 at Providence Child Center, Providence Medford Medical Center, Providence Milwaukie Hospital, Providence Newberg Medical Center, Providence Portland Medical Center, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center,  Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center.

For more information

If you have additional questions, please contact:

  • Providence Benedictine Nursing Center Foundation
    Susan Gallagher 503-845-2763
  • Providence Child Center Foundation
    Sharon Franklin 503-215-2268
  • Providence Community Health Foundation
    Fran Foss 541-732-6770
  • Providence Health Plan
    Jill Smith 503-216-6626
  • Providence Home and Long-term Care Services
    Tina Colson 503-216-6639
  • Providence Hood River Memorial Foundation
    Talia Sanderson 541-387-8907
  • Providence Milwaukie Foundation
    Lesley Townsend 503-513-8625
  • Providence Medical Group
    Tam Everard 503-215-6020
  • Providence Newberg Health Foundation
    Diana Fisher 503-537-1670
  • Providence Office Park
    Tam Everard 503-215-6020
  • Providence Portland Medical Foundation
    Tam Everard 503-215-6020
  • Providence St. Vincent Medical Foundation
    Jill Smith 503-216-6626
  • Providence Seaside Hospital Foundation
    Sydney Van Dusen 503-717-7601
  • Providence Willamette Falls Medical Foundation
    Mary Kay Mohr 503-650-6805