Lafayette, Colo.,
18
December
2023
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09:30 AM
America/Denver

Good Samaritan Hospital Grants Do Good for Local Nonprofits

GSH_volunteer work

Intermountain Health caregivers Peggy Jarrett, community health program manager, and Avery Mullican, registered nurse, volunteer to fill food bags at Broomfield FISH.  

Good Samaritan Hospital presented $66,000 through its “Doing Good” community benefit grant program to local nonprofit groups whose work address factors in a person’s ability to live a healthy life.  

One-year grants up to $15,000 were made available to organizations in the hospital’s service area that have a focus of economic stability; housing, transportation, safety, parks and playgrounds; education; food insecurity; social engagement; and healthcare.  

"As a community anchor organization with a mission to help people live their healthiest lives, we are pleased to be able to support various organizations that contribute to areas of greatest importance locally. This year we are pleased to support organizations that improve access to primary and mental health care services, strengthen economic stability, and address food insecurity,” said Dawn J. Anuszkiewicz, president of Good Samaritan Hospital. 

A committee including members of the leadership team and key hospital caregivers reviewed the applications.  Recipients are: 

 In addition, Good Samaritan awarded $45,852 to Benefits in Action as part of the hospital’s community benefit commitment.   

Boilerplate

Intermountain Health operates multiple clinics and hospitals in Colorado and in six other western states. Intermountain is a nonprofit system of 33 hospitals, 385 clinics, medical groups with some 3,900 employed physicians and advanced care providers, a health plans division called Select Health with more than one million members, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is committed to improving community health and is widely recognized as a leader in transforming healthcare by using evidence-based best practices to consistently deliver high-quality outcomes at sustainable costs.