Mission: As people of providence, we reveal god's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service. Support the ministry of providence portland medical center.
Programs: Providence portland medical foundation provides operational and capital support to a number of hospital programs. The majority of the foundation's annual funding goes to support cancer research efforts for the robert w. Franz cancer research center within the earle a. Chiles research institute. Our scientists continue to make dramatic progress in the race to find a cure for cancer using the body's own immune system. One of the major projects currently in the works involves the construction of a guest housing facility for patients and their families who are visiting providence portland medical center from out of town. Other significant philanthropic support is directed toward our hospice program, medical education, my little waiting room (a certified drop-in daycare for the children of out patients and visitors), the brain and spine institute, women's and children's services, and the heart and vascular institute.
grants to other providence foundations for cancer programs.
the foundation provided assistance to catholic charities for its administration of the helping hand fund, which provided living assistance to employees within the ph & s- oregon corporation.