February 01, 2022Providence Montana Health Foundation distributed more than $11 million in funds in 2021 to our hospitals and clinics, and allowed for the purchase of new equipment and critical resources thanks to gifts and commitments from our donors. Take a look at our Gratitude Report to find out more about the impact of philanthropy in our communities.
November 29, 2021
Dr. William “Bill” Bekemeyer Scholarship EstablishedThe Dr. William “Bill” Bekemeyer Scholarship will provide educational funding for Providence Montana caregivers pursuing education or an advanced degree or certificate in health care, with preference given to nursing, respiratory therapy and pharmacy.
August 25, 2021
PAWS Pet Therapy Brings SmilesHealing can take many forms, and Providence St. Patrick Hospital strives to provide all the medical, emotional and spiritual healing they can to their patients and staff alike. Volunteer Services Coordinator Tammy Whitehead describes a program that brings smiles throughout the hospital--PAWS Pet Therapy.
August 25, 2021
New Look, New Name, Same Commitment to CareYou may have noticed new signs around town and a new name for St. Patrick Hospital and St. Joseph Hospital in Polson. The name is Providence. Chief Mission Officer Karen Myers explains how this new brand expresses who they are internally.
August 12, 2021
Award-Winning Integrated Medication Assisted Treatment Program Receives New GrantsSt. Joe’s has received $55,220 in grant funding in 2021 for their work in treating individuals with substance use disorder. In 2020, the Montana Hospital Association awarded St. Joe's integrated Medication Assisted Treatment program the 2020 Excellence in Behavioral Health Service Award.
August 06, 2021
Notes from St. Joe’s - Boulder Fire Response
As the Boulder Fire spread, the Linderman gym was awash with volunteers and food and clothes and supplies within a matter of hours. It seemed like the entire town pitched in.
August 05, 2021
Generous $1.4M Gift Will Provide New SPECT-CT Imaging for International Heart Institute
St. Pat's International Heart Institute will soon have a new SPECT/CT camera thanks to a generous $1.4 million gift from Bill and Dr. Jeanne Wilson of Missoula.
May 21, 2021
A Home Away From HomeSt. Patrick House provides a home away from home for people who need to travel to Missoula for medical services not available where they live. House Manager Aaron Hoppe explains why the Providence Montana Health Foundation provides this service.
May 01, 2021
We continually strive to be responsible stewards of the natural environment and reduce our footprint. Your gifts help us continue to make progress in caring for our shared community.
January 26, 2021
Saint Patrick HealthBreak"Providence St. Patrick Hospital wants to shine a light on the members of the community who have given selflessly to improve healthcare for everyone."
December 21, 2020
$250K Donation for St. Patrick Hospital
William “Bill” and Dr. Jeanne Wilson said they felt compelled to send a message of gratitude. “We are delighted to help ensure the Providence excellence is available for many years to come.”
September 26, 2020
Gimme ShelterKenny Flaherty, a guest at St. Patrick House and patient at Providence St. Patrick Hospital, and House Manager Aaron Hoppe examine the miracle of treating people as whole persons, rather than as a sum of their diagnoses, and reflect on the Irish proverb, “It is in the shelter of each other that the people live.”