Community Health Impact

Working to Make an Impact

Salem Health and the Salem Health Foundation engage with the community through a variety of outreach efforts. This collaborative work is called Community Health Impact. Every Community Health Impact program, event or initiative forwards a shared mission to create a healthier community.

Some of this work includes:

  • Charity Care: Providing free or discounted health care services to those in need

  • Community Partnership Grants: Investing in local projects that improve community health

  • Education: Hosting experts to speak on health issues that matter to our community

  • Convening: Fostering open discussions about critical community health issues

Community Health Impact News

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Read Our December 2023 Newsletter

Update – “All In For Health Care Scholarships” has been rescheduled to Friday, April 19th, 2024 Featuring the articles “2023 Community Health Impact Awardees” , “Thank You Salem Health Employees!”, “Check Out Our 2024 Events Calendar”, “Announcing 2024 Scholarship Season”, “”All In For Health Care Scholarships” is Back!” and “The

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Touchdowns for Toys: Salem Health Employees Score for Charity

Football fans throughout Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics came together this year to bring holiday cheer. Combining the thrill of competition with the joy of giving, the Salem Health Foundation’s 2nd annual Fantasy Football Tournament Fundraiser strengthened toy drives through our service region – a region covering Salem, Polk County

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Congratulations to our 2023 Community Health Impact Awardees

“Spotlight on Polk County” was an incredible night for the Polk County community. The Salem Health West Valley Foundation was proud to honor Amy Lowery (Bollman Funeral Home), Falls City Thrives and Cheryle Kennedy (The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde) for their incredible service to their region. We would also

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Read Our October 2023 Newsletter

Featuring “Foundation Launches Community Health Speaker Series,” “Rising Tide of Fentanyl”, “Community Partnerships”, “Community Health Impact: Spotlight on Polk County,” “What’s New at the CHEC?”, “Special Message from Jim Bauer, CDO” and “IRA Rollover Gifts”

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Community Health Impact – Annual Report (2022)

As a regional health provider, Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics engages our local communities philanthropically through the Salem Health Foundations. This collective report illuminates the many ways we support people in need and improve community health. 2022 was a big year for the Salem Health Foundations with the successful completion

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