What We Do

Our Purpose

Working together to make a difference.

Our purpose is to work in collaboration with our community to serve the greatest needs of EvergreenHealth, the only Public District Hospital in the area. Together, we work with individuals, other foundations, and corporations to:

Finance new programs and initiatives to expand healthcare on the Eastside

Acquire new equipment, helping EvergreenHealth remain on the cutting-edge of technology

Provide uncompensated care and community health outreach and wellness programs

 Build new facilities for patient care and research

Our History

One Building Block At a Time

1991
EvergreenHealth Foundation is established to support the Gene & Irene Wockner Hospice Center.
1995
The Foundation receives its first planned gift and creates the Legacy Society
1999
The Foundation expands its mission to support the greatest needs of EvergreenHealth Medical Center
2002
1st Annual Evergreen Gala
2008
7th Annual Evergreen Gala raises more than $1 million dollars. The Foundation receives its first individual $1 million dollar gift.
2009
1st Annual Seasons of Hope Luncheon benefiting Hospice and Palliative Care
2010
Launch of the first Capital Campaign for the Cancer Center
2013
The Elling and Barbara Halvorson Cancer Center opens
2014
The Campaign for EvergreenHealth raises a record $161,000 from staff, physicians and volunteer contributions
2015
The Gifts from the Heart Luncheon officially re-launches the Legacy Society and planned giving. EFAC grants a record $7Z000 to Hospital programs and departments

EvergreenHealth Foundation is a tax exempt, non-profit organization dedicated to raising financial support for the greatest needs of EvergreenHealth Medical Center.

Tax ID#: 91-1519430