Women for Wellness

Providence Redwood Memorial Hospital Foundation

Using our collective strength to address the issues we hold close to our hearts through fundraising, volunteer work and advocacy.
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Share Our Vision

To be known for passionately supporting the quality and availability of health care to all those served by Redwood  Memorial and St. Joseph hospitals.

Support Our Mission

Making an investment in our community’s health and well-being through philanthropy, education and leadership.

Women for Wellness (W4W) is a philanthropically minded group working together to address pressing health care issues and provide financial support to Providence Redwood Memorial Hospital and Providence St. Joseph Hospital. 

Women for Wellness

  • Unites like-minded women who make “giving back” a part of their lives through compassion, knowledge, friendship and philanthropy.
  • Helps members learn about the community’s most pressing healthcare issues.
  • Brings women together to working to address those issues.

Women from all generations and backgrounds are welcome to join the Women for Wellness group and experience the power of community philanthropy. As a member of W4W, you have the opportunity to:

  • Attend private, fun, and educational events throughout the year.
  • Gain valuable insight from like-minded women who choose to make a difference.
  • Vote on allocation of funds to support programs, equipment and/or services you believe will have the greatest impact on the people served by Redwood Memorial and St. Joseph hospitals.
  • And, most importantly, benefit personally through the satisfaction of knowing you are part of a collaborative, informed, and empowered force enhancing healthcare in our community.

W4W Grants Have Funded...

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3 Ventilators

for COVID-19 Response and Relief

Anatomical Heart
2 Chest Compression Systems

for RMH & SJH Emergency Departments

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2 Baxter Starling Monitors

for SJH Intensive Care Unit

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Lymphedema Services

SJH Physical Therapy Department

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Accessible Exam Table

SJH Sexual Assault Response Team

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Stress Testing Bike

SJH Cardiovascular Services

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2 Bladder Scanners


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Education for Inspiration

SJH Surgical Services

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NuStep T6 Max

RMH OP Physical Therapy

CNOR Perioperative Nurse Certification Training

RMH Surgical Department

How Do I Join?

The required contribution is a minimum of $1,000 per year and is fully tax deductible. 100% of membership fees will directly benefit programs, equipment, and services identified as those in greatest need of support at Redwood Memorial and St. Joseph hospitals. Funding options are presented to the group and voted on each Fall. Membership is on a year-to-year basis, but new members are welcome at any time. Fees shall be paid in one lump sum or in payments equal to $1,000 by Sept. 30 to qualify for voting privileges and to attend social events.

Steering Committee

Marge Crichton
Christie Duray
Karole Ely

Sharon Ferrett
Peg Gardner
Laurie Garrison

Becky Giacomini
Ginger Weber