Our Mission is Giving
The Friends of Saint Francis, formally organized in 1975, assists Saint Francis Foundation in providing patient services and financial assistance to Saint Francis Healthcare System and the community we serve. Since its beginning, The Friends has given more than $3.7 million in support of the Healthcare System.
Beneficiaries over the years have included:
- Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
- CancerCare Fund
- CardiacCare Fund
- Children’s Rooftop Garden
- The Friends Café by My Daddy’s Cheesecake
- Parents With Hope
- Statue and Water Feature
- Valet Parking
The Friends supports these great programs and services through Friends memberships and hosting several events and fundraising projects each year.
The Friends Board
The Friends Board is comprised of people from the community and employees who are committed to serving the Healthcare System in an active way. These loyal supporters volunteer for various annual events and appeals, such as the Ken Hayden Memorial Golf Tournament, Benefit Golf Tournament, The Friends Gala, Restaurant Share Days, Travel and more. Click here for more information regarding The Friends Board.
- Support the Medical Center, its patients and their families
- Give back to the community through service
- Transform lives for the better
Our Core Values
John 15:15 No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all that I have heard from my Father I have made known to you.