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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...

Guest housing reaches halfway mark

August 21, 2013

Providence Portland Medical Center reaches its halfway mark in fundraising efforts to build a new 30-room guest housing facility for visiting families.

An outpouring of giving: More than $400,000 boosts cancer research at Providence

May 17, 2013

Cancer survivors and researchers shared the stage at Providence Cancer Center’s 15th annual “Positive Perspectives: Creating Hope for Cancer Patients Luncheon” May 15 at the Oregon Convention Center.

NIH grant furthers promising metastatic melanoma clinical trials for Providence Cancer Center patients

March 15, 2013

Patients with advanced melanoma are getting a boost from work being done at Providence, thanks to a grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Loose change benefits Providence Breast Center

February 20, 2013

In March the Leila J. Eisenstein Breast Center at Providence Breast Center was presented with their sixth annual check raised through the Ray’s Food Place loose change campaign. The funds – an increase of more than $1,100 compared to the 2012 “round up” campaign – will support community outreach activities for breast cancer awareness and education.

A month of giving adds up as Safeway battles cancer with Providence

January 14, 2013

Funds from Safeway's "round up" at the checkout counters will be divided among four areas of breast cancer research at Providence.

2012 Providence Festival of Trees Celebrates 30 Years of Magic and Miracles

November 16, 2012

Providence Festival of Trees rings in the season like no other event in Portland. The festival celebrates 30 years of holiday magic this year, and will continue its long tradition of “Making Miracles.”

Vote to help Providence's My Little Waiting Room win $25,000

November 12, 2012

Portland’s Amy Paterson is among ten women named by L’Oreal Paris as a 2012 Women of Worth honoree — for her work establishing Providence’s My Little Waiting Room. Your daily vote for Amy could help us win $25,000 to bring drop-in child care to more families.

U.S. Grant expands Providence Telestroke Network to eastern Washington

October 22, 2012

Providence Health & Services has been awarded a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to expand telestroke services in the Pacific Northwest.

Providence receives grant to expand Palliative Care Program

August 24, 2012

With help from a Cambia Health Foundation grant, Providence Medford Medical Center is expanding its palliative care program to provide the full continuum of care. The interdisciplinary team is led by Medical Director Susan Kohler, M.D., and consists of a palliative care nurse practitioner, case managers and spiritual care chaplains. Providence currently offers palliative care on an inpatient and outpatient basis. The grant provides funding to expand the program and to help educate patients, families and physicians on the value of this extra support.

Providence Bedpan Open is a Swinging Success

July 14, 2012

The 21st annual Providence Bedpan Open golf tournament at Indian Creek Golf Course raised more than $17,000 for the Jane Mellor Youth Dental Voucher Program.

Providence Seaside Hospital Foundation announces new director.

June 19, 2012

Sydney A. Van Dusen has joined the Providence North Coast team as the new foundation director.

Research offers great hope for advanced melanoma patients

June 06, 2012

Providence Cancer Center researchers study a unique approach, combining radiation and immunotherapy treatments.

International partnership with Bristol-Myers Squibb

May 29, 2012

Providence Cancer Center joins global collaboration, taking cancer treatment research to a new level.

Pennies, nickels and dimes add up to $500,000 as Safeway customers and employees help Providence battle breast cancer

May 08, 2012

Safeway customers and employees in Oregon and Southwest Washington raised $500,000 for breast cancer awareness, treatment and research at Providence.

Providence Estate Planning Seminars

May 02, 2012

The Providence Office of Gift Planning is providing a free 90-minute seminar, at several locations, about the basics of wills and estate planning. At each session, a local estate planning attorney will cover topics such as the advantages and disadvantages of wills and living trusts; probate versus non-probate property; estate taxes; advance directives; and powers of attorney.

Komen Catalyst Grant Awarded To Providence Cancer Center for Cell Study

April 26, 2012

Providence Cancer Center researcher Michael Gough, Ph.D., has received a Career Catalyst Research Grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure to study the possibility of ending metastatic cancer.

Providence thanks you

December 05, 2011

During this season of giving, we reflect on the blessings given to us and consider how the Providence Mission is lived.

Providence to be only site in Oregon for revolutionary heart valve procedure

November 19, 2011

Patients with advanced heart disease and limited treatment options will soon have access to the most progressive cardiac care procedure in the world at Providence Heart and Vascular Institute.

New Providence center focuses on treating valve disorders

June 23, 2011

Providence Heart and Vascular Institute launches a new program to provide the latest treatments and best outcomes for patients with advanced heart valve disease.

Medical, dental care now within Providence Child Center

May 20, 2011

A long-held dream has recently become a reality: the Specialty Pediatric Medical and Dental Clinic located atProvidence Child Center.

Providence Cancer Center names new regional leader for Clinical Breast Health

May 15, 2011

Laurel C. Soot, M.D., FACS, has been named regional clinical director of breast health for Providence Cancer Center.

Safeway Inc. awarded the 2011 Freeman Philanthropic Services Award for Outstanding Corporation

May 06, 2011

The award honors companies that demonstrate outstanding commitment to important causes through financial support and encouragement and that motivate others to take on leadership roles in their communities.

Providence Cancer Center names director of Surgical Oncology

May 01, 2011

Paul D. Hansen, M.D., FACS, has been named director of surgical oncology for Providence Cancer Center.

National Cancer Institute awards Providence Cancer Center $2.8 million to expand research, patient care

April 21, 2011

Providence Cancer Center is being recognized as one of the best community cancer facilities in the nation by the National Cancer Institute.

Neuro bi-plane: the interventionalist's dream lab

February 24, 2011

A new neuro bi-plane lab at Providence Portland Medical Center comes equipped with specialized machinery and tools, including the noted bi-plane camera, which can snap highly detailed photos of the patient's brain from two distinct angles, recording 30 frames per second.

Gala at the Falls a success

December 10, 2010

More than 200 guests turned out for this ninth annual fundraising event.

Cardiac rehab center hits the ground running

September 01, 2010

TheCardiac Rehabilitation Center at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center has proven to be a big draw for patients and their referring physicians.

How Providence Bridge Pedal helps save lives

September 01, 2010

Our community is safer thanks to the many thousands of participants who join us each August for Providence Bridge Pedal and Stride.

Oregon's first hospital drop-in child care at Providence

May 01, 2010

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center patients and visitors will notice something different welcoming them in the lobby this spring: drop-in child care.My Little Waiting Room, a project started by two local moms, now has its first home in the hospital's East Pavilion.

Safeway Foundation once again gives generously for breast cancer

May 01, 2010

Providence Cancer Center andProvidence Medical Foundations are delighted to announce another $1 million grant from Safeway Foundation.

Donor generosity benefits Milwaukie community

March 01, 2010

Thanks toProvidence Milwaukie Foundation donors, the capacity for endoscopic procedures performed atProvidence Milwaukie Hospital has tripled.

Two good hearts deserve another

February 10, 2010

In February 2010, Providence Child Center Foundation recognized Chuck and Louanna Eggert with the 2010 Heart of Gold award, given annually to those who have improved the lives of children with special needs.