Be a Model for

Community Health Improvement



Nominate Your Hospital Outreach Programs

The Hospital Charitable Services Awards was established around two goals:

1) Reward and recognize hospital outreach programs with measurable impact

2) Enable program leaders through education and peer-to-peer relationships


What types of Outreach Programs are Rewarded?

Programs -- from well-established to new and innovative -- that serve the underserved in impactful ways

Share in $100,000 prize pool
Receive national and local publicity
Plus, opportunities to share successes

A Community of Your Peers

Nominees include community health experts and hospital foundation directors, community benefit managers, program administrators

Learn strategies to reach new donors and earn hospital administration support
Find evidence-based answers to your questions
Build a support network

Learn How Hospitals Are Impacting Lives


The Developmental Screening and Enhancement Program at Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego, California works to reduce the negative effects that removal from home has on some children. The program uses developmental and behavioral screenings, longterm case management and direct intervention with children and caregivers.



The WeCAB (Western Communities Area Busing) Program at Ridgeview Medical Center in Mound, Minnesota provides free transportation services to the legally blind. Community volunteers get visually impaired residents from their homes to their destinations. WeCAB's success is measured by residents having more access to the community.


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Learn more about the Awards

Hospital Charitable Service Awards

Jackson Healthcare Honors Hospitals That Give Back

Our hospitals consistently push beyond their core mission of providing essential healthcare services and generously give back to the communities they serve - through education, screenings and free care. It's time these stories of compassion and charity are celebrated and rewarded.  More importantly, it's time these stories are shared.

The Hospital Charitable Service Awards, a new program sponsored by Jackson Healthcare, honors hospitals whose charitable commitment promotes health and wellness in the local and global hospital community. Our goal is to promote and support organizations setting new standards in their outreach efforts, hospitals that offer positive stories that capture the spirit of true care. Learn more.