Annual Priority Programs
At CPMC, philanthropy provides resources beyond what daily operations can fund to innovate, expand and increase access to the exceptional care we provide in a more personal way. Together we form a powerful and vital healing partnership for our community. Consider designating your gift to one of the Annual Priority Programs listed below, or to one of our other key areas of care at CPMC.
2016 Annual Priority Programs:
Coming Home Hospice Opens new window
Here end-of-life care for terminally ill patients and their families is provided in a peaceful, homelike environment. Thanks to philanthropy, comprehensive services including 24-hour nursing and medical care, psychosocial and spiritual counseling, and meal, laundry and housekeeping services are made possible on a sliding scale.
Community Health Resource Center (CHRC) Opens new window
The CHRC offers access to nutritional guidance, support groups, educational lectures, health screenings, and more services to help patients navigate a new diagnosis, manage a chronic disease, or find a path to better health.
Forbes Norris MDA/ALS Research Center Opens new window
At the forefront of national neuromuscular disease research for over 25 years, the Center combines clinical patient care, research and multifaceted resources for its patients and their families. Philanthropy enables patients to access clinical trials and support services that insurance may not cover.
HealthFirst Opens new window
Your gift to HealthFirst will support expansion of this proven primary care model which utilizes community health workers to help uninsured and underinsured San Francisco residents develop skills necessary to control their chronic illnesses before they become critical.
Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP)
The mortality rate for elderly patients suffering from hospital-induced delirium is an astounding 65 percent. This unique program, funded completely by philanthropy, trains volunteers to keep these patients alert and increase their functional independence, directly reducing falls and hospital readmission rates.
Institute for Health & Healing Opens new window
A national leader in integrative medicine for more than 20 years, the Institute incorporates the full spectrum of evidenced-based conventional and complementary approaches to address the unique needs of individuals. Philanthropy increases access and enables innovation in the primary care setting.
Kalmanovitz Child Development Center Opens new window
For children with learning disabilities and developmental, medical or behavioral challenges, the center provides diagnosis, evaluation and treatment. Philanthropy enhances programming and provides funding to ensure families have access to the Center’s comprehensive services regardless of insurance status or ability to pay.
Women’s Health Resource Center Opens new window
For women at every stage of their lives, the center offers information, referrals and support from health professionals including individual consultations, classes, support groups, massage therapy, a cancer boutique, the Ovarian and Reproductive Cancer Recovery Program and a Mini-Medical School on Women’s Health.