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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90,539,138
Total community investment

42,676,513
In charitable care and coverage

10,040,546
In grants, donations and services **

15,759
Students and adults reached through Educational Theatre

263,238
invested in 89 Thriving Schools programs and activities *

684
Physicians and employee volunteers

Examples of Our Investments

Kaiser Permanente provided Children’s Network $90,000 to support the Solano Resource Connection program’s nine Family Resource Centers that help low-income families access housing, food, medical care, and other essential services.

 

On the Move received $50,000 to support Project LEEP in reaching Napa County’s low-income, transition-age, and Latino youth. Project LEEP served over 890 youth through individualized career counseling, hands-on work experience, employment coaching, and job placement.

Combined Health Plan/Hospital total investment $90,539,138
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 High Quality Health Care and Services

Provide access to culturally appropriate, affordable health care and coverage services for low-income and uninsured people.

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Increase Access to Affordable Healthy Food

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

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Increase Access to Safe and Healthy Environments

Reduce violence and promote resiliency among at-risk youth. Increase access to and use of safe public recreational spaces.

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Increase Employment and Vocational Training

Provide at-risk youth opportunities to stay in school longer, graduate, and have skills to pursue a career. Increase the number of adults who receive a high school equivalency certificate.