Partnering for healing and a healthy future through philanthropy. The MultiCare story began with a community that saw a need for a hospital, raised money, built that hospital and never looked back. Your generosity continues to open doors and deliver health care experiences that feel better.

In 2018, 7,801 donors contributed $31.6 million through personal gifts, sponsorships, fundraising events, legacy gifts and other forms of giving. Our 3,119 volunteers donated 192,554 hours of service — a financial benefit of $4.6 million.

From helping patients meet basic needs to funding programs that provide comfort and advocacy to expanding access to critical health care — this Generosity Report highlights ways our donors continue to make health care better.

2018 highlights:

The MultiCare Foundations launched MultiCare Inland Northwest Foundation to support health and healing throughout the Inland Northwest region.

Mary Bridge Children's Hospital was awarded 'Top Hospital' status by The Leapfrog Group, in recognition of its commitment to provide quality care to patients like Noah, Dawsin, Owen and Taylor.

138 new hospital beds were added in 2018 between MultiCare Covington Medical Center and MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital with support through the Let's Grow Together and Good, Great, Growing campaigns.

Donors provided funding to create the Substance Treatment and Recovery Training Inpatient Unit at Good Samaritan Hospital for pregnant women struggling with addiction.

275 children with special needs like Peter received customized equipment and technology through Mary Bridge Good Samaritan Children’s Therapy Unit.

Robert Garcia was the first Mary Bridge patient to have corrective spinal surgery with robotics-based assistive technology purchased through a $1 million gift from the Mary Bridge Brigade.

507 families like Anja's stayed at Tree House.

Donors supported advancements in cancer prevention, treatment and research for people like Monica, Art, Daniel, Cheri and Jenn.

1,083 home visits supported parents like Mya through Parenting Partnership.

345 mental health consultations with a psychologist were provided for cancer patients and their family members.

420 suspected victims of child abuse received medical exams at the Child Abuse Intervention Department, many accompanied by therapy dog, Daze.

The Helping Hands fund removed barriers to care and healing for 8,375 MultiCare patients. Helping Hands provided 3,447 meal vouchers, 10,027 lifesaving prescriptions and 1,800 bus passes in 2018.

Learn more about ways to get involved in 2019.