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Pioneers Healthcare Foundation

A building’s foundation is constructed over time, piece by piece. The same is true with a charitable organization. Community members have helped lay the groundwork for the Pioneers Healthcare Foundation to achieve our goals. Over time, individual donations from the members of our community have helped us amass the money necessary to fund important healthcare services that Pioneers Medical Center provides to the White River Valley community.

We’re lucky to live in an area that is consistently growing and thriving. However, this also brings additional challenges in our ability to address the rapidly expanding healthcare needs of the region. The cost of providing our services continues to escalate, and PMC’s financial needs are great. Pioneers Healthcare Foundation plays an integral role in raising the money we need, and we can’t do it without the help of our community.

Raising the Bar for Healthcare in Rio Blanco County

The Pioneers Healthcare Foundation is dedicated to strengthening the availability, affordability and quality of healthcare in Meeker and Rio Blanco County. The organization raises important resources to help:

  • Recruit quality healthcare professionals to the region
  • Meet the increased demand for home health and support services
  • Deliver specific wellness and treatment programs that improve the health of our community members

Capital improvements, such as equipment and facility upgrades, are constant challenges throughout the healthcare industry. Without the ability to make these ongoing upgrades as needed, it becomes extremely difficult for PMC to maintain the exceptional levels of quality care our community deserves. The foundation regularly pursues grant options for many capital investments; however, local matching dollars and other in-kind contributions are often required.

Through the creation of the Pioneers Healthcare Foundation, individuals in our community can support the hospital and its programs under one comprehensive, sustainable organization dedicated to strengthening our community’s healthcare capacity.

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Generating Resources for New Technology

Pioneers Healthcare Foundation plays an integral role in funding the new technology at PMC. The foundation was able to secure grant funding to help pay for the following technology upgrades at the hospital:

In addition, funds from the Foundation were used to purchase the vehicle used by the Walbridge Wing. This vehicle helps our long-term care residents participate in day trips around the area, providing important enrichment to the quality of their daily lives.

Cancer Screening Fund

Pioneers Healthcare Foundation Cancer Screening Fund provides assistance to our uninsured community members to receive necessary cancer screenings, such as mammograms. This includes a basic mammography read.

Eligible candidates must be a resident of Eastern Rio Blanco County Health Services District and have no medical insurance.

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Scholarship Opportunities

The Pioneers Healthcare Foundation provides scholarship opportunities for individuals pursuing careers in healthcare. Find out more about these scholarships and how to apply.

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Health Programs

Many important health programs delivered by PMC are funded by the Foundation. Learn more about the many programs supported by these resources.

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Donate

“It takes a village to raise a child.” Even a small contribution goes a long way to helping the foundation achieve its goals. Find out how you can donate.

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Get Involved

Pioneers Healthcare Foundation counts on the support of our community to achieve our mission. Your help allows us to continue improving the quality of the healthcare services we’re able to deliver.

While financial support is always greatly appreciated, there are other ways to contribute to the Pioneers Healthcare Foundation. We host numerous events each year, and your participation can help make them more successful. Find out all the ways you can get involved in order to help PHF raise the bar for healthcare throughout Meeker and Rio Blanco County.

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