Building Healthy Communities Is Our Mission

Kaiser Permanente's work in the community uniquely combines investments from our health plan as well as our hospitals and often includes medical expertise, health research, clinical programs, and volunteers.


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Total community investment

In charitable care and coverage

In grants, donations and services **

Students and adults reached through Educational Theatre

invested in 96 Thriving Schools * programs and activities

Physicians and employee volunteers

Examples of the Difference We Make

Monument Impact received a $500,000 grant to support HEAL Zone activities in the Monument community, such as improving snack and beverage options at local youth baseball games; a walking audit that led to sidewalk and signal changes; implementing Zumba® and cooking classes; and, improving nutrition and physical activity options a local childcare settings.


In east Contra Costa County, Contra Costa Health Services received $50,000 to support Healthy Families America, which provides home visitation for pregnant and post-partum women, with a focus on African American

Combined Health Plan/Hospital total investment $73,542,927
We also make investments through our fund at the East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF):
* Made through or partially through EBCF
** Additional EBCF investments not reflected in this figure

Priority Health Needs

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Improve Access to Care

Increase access to health care and coverage for low-income and uninsured people – assuring adequate availability in Spanish.

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Increase Healthy Eating and Active Living

Reduce consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, improve access to fresh fruits and vegetables, and promote physical activity in schools and community based settings. Educate and inspire children, teens, and adults to make healthier choices.

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Increase Asthma Prevention and Management

Help people get screened and referred to health services, reduce health emergencies resulting from asthma, and increase awareness about the impact of pollution while advancing management of asthma in community based settings.

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Increase Access to Peri-Natal Care

Help low-income women get access to and information on pre-conception, pre-natal, and post-partum services and self-care.