Providence foundations in Oregon are grateful for philanthropic support. Community donors help sustain programs and services for patients and loved ones, enable medical research to move forward, acquire needed equipment and technology, and provide financial help for the vulnerable in each of the communities Providence serves.
Providence music-thanatologists offer soothing and spiritually powerful comfort to those nearing the end of life. Thanks to your contributions, this special program now celebrates its first decade.
Mark Williams, 54
Business owner, melanoma survivor
Shirish Patel, M.D.
Board member, Providence Milwaukie Foundation
Mary Brophy and Kay Brantley reach out to connect the community to Providence services.
What inspired Heart of Gold recipients Chuck and Louanna Eggert to give tirelessly to Providence Child Center? A little girl named Emily … and a butterfly.
Two years ago, Chuck Howard had more melanoma tumors than his doctors could count. Thanks to a treatment being developed and tested at Providence, the Salem dentist is making a remarkable recovery.
Larry Atkins struggles to walk and speak. Thanks to a special clinic, the experts come to him.
Linda called 9-1-1 as she was having a heart attack and nearly 30 miles away, Providence Heart and Vascular Institute began to mobilize.
A gut feeling and an ultrasound uncover Victor's hidden threat.
A day in the life of a medically fragile child is remarkably like that of other neighborhood kids.
Camp P.L.A.Y.: bringing a summer pastime to the kids
Tami's life was saved by her husband recognizing stroke symptoms and the care provided by Providence Stroke Center.
John R. Kohlenberger III has spent much of his life as a Biblical scholar. His work is cerebral. His style, as he puts it, was "aloof." But a diagnosis of stage IV prostate cancer in September 2002 changed that.
Over the years as Clara Harris' cancer has returned, she benefitted from advances in cancer care, including new radiation treatment. UPDATE: Where is Harris now?
Christopher Hamilton had a big heart...literally. After six months with the "flu" and 20 pounds of water filling his chest, a novel procedure put this young father's heartbeat back into rhythm.
Two years after a Providence surgeon removed the tumor that disrupted her life, Carol Fichtner is thriving.
On Sunday morning Mike Holland thought he had the flu. By Monday night he was dying. Saving him would take a team of heart experts, a new machine and a miracle.
From easing tight muscles to encouraging happy splashes, aquatic therapy provides both health benefits and fun for residents of the Center for Medically Fragile Children.
Todd Crocenzi, M.D.
Director, Gastrointestinal Oncology Research
Robert W. Franz Cancer Research Center in the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute
Providence Cancer Center
The faster patients can be diagnosed and treated, the better their outcomes.
Minimally invasive surgery can quickly return patients to their regular daily life.
Call it Medicine 2.0: Providence Heart and Vascular Institute cardiologist James Beckerman, M.D., is among the next generation of doctors using social media to promote healthy habits.
Ground-breaking research improves outcomes for heart surgery patients worldwide.
Providence Brain and Spine Institute physicians ask "what if" as they advance research and care for patients.
Promising research at Providence Cancer Center brings together radiotherapy and immunotherapy.
Providence’s breast cancer awareness music video started a global trend and touched people in unexpected ways.
Specialists explain the latest gains in lung cancer care.
It’s been 11 years since Clara Harris was diagnosed with kidney cancer; more than 10 years since she had radiation for brain and bone tumors. And it’s been one year since Harris welcomed her first grandchild.