FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 27, 2007

PacificSource Health Plans and its charitable foundation donate $928,567 to support Oregon health initiatives

Springfield, Ore. – With the goal of increasing access to health care services, PacificSource Health Plans and its charitable foundation donated $928,567 to Oregon nonprofit organizations in the second half of 2005 and throughout 2006. The foundation provides financial support for community health initiatives; PacificSource’s Healthy Communities program benefits nonprofit organizations in Oregon communities in which PacificSource has members.

One of the key initiatives funded by PacificSource’s foundation was to provide $650,000 for Lane County’s 100% Access Coalition, sponsored by the local United Way.

“We’re happy to support the communities we serve,” says Ken Provencher, chief executive officer of PacificSource. “We strive to create and sustain local health initiatives whenever possible.”

PacificSource has also made the following contributions:

Albany

  • $500 to Soroptomist International of Albany to sponsor its Walk For the Cause Astoria
  • $10,000 to Hope House

Bend

  • $10,000 to Deschutes County Health Department – Healthy Active Central Oregon
  • $10,000 to Volunteers in Medicine Cascade Clinic
  • $1,000 to The Center Foundation and Toast to Hollywood Fundraiser
  • $1,350 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon to sponsor its Comedy Benefit and Bowl for Kids’ Sake
  • $500 to Healthy Beginnings to sponsor its Grin and Bear It Family Fun Run
  • $300 to Women’s Resource Center – Mountainstar Family Nursery and Action Coalition

Boardman

  • $1,000 to Columbia River Community Health Services

Corvallis

  • $10,000 to Parent Enhancement
  • $1,217 to CASA – Voices for Children
  • $500 to Corvallis Clinic Foundation to sponsor its Puttin’ on the Pink Style Show for Project H.E.R.

Elkton

  • $600 to Camp Millennium to provide a camper’s scholarship

Eugene

  • $15,000 to Prevention and Recovery Northwest
  • $12,600 to Mental Health for Kids
  • $10,000 to Center for Community Counseling
  • $10,000 to Planned Parenthood Health Services
  • $10,000 to Volunteers in Medicine Clinic
  • $8,100 to Lane Coalition for Healthy Active Youth and the Run/Walk at RiverBend
  • $6,750 to Eugene Hearing and Speech Center and its Communications Achievement Awards
  • $5,750 to Committed Partners for Youth to sponsor a mentor/youth pair, its Truffle Shuffle and Masquerade Ball
  • $5,500 to Pearl Buck Center and Fine Arts, Fine Wines, Fine Times
  • $3,000 to Food for Lane County to sponsor Chef’s Night Out
  • $2,500 to Options Counseling Services Oregon Inc. to sponsor the Rainbow Dance Theater event
  • $1,500 to American Heart Association to sponsor its Eugene Heart Walk and Go Red for Women
  • $1,500 to Relief Nursery to sponsor Friday Knight at the Round Table
  • $1,500 to The Child Center to sponsor its Mardi Gras Benefit Auction
  • $1,250 to McKenzie-Willamette Hospital to sponsor Festival of Trees
  • $1,200 to Kidsports to sponsor a team
  • $1,000 to ARC of Lane County to sponsor An Evening at the Chateau
  • $1,000 to CASA of Lane County to sponsor its Casino Night fundraiser
  • $1,000 to St. Vincent de Paul to sponsor its Angel Dinner
  • $1,000 to Trillium Family Services to sponsor its 2006 Hope for Children luncheon
  • $750 to SCAR/Jasper Mountain
  • $500 to American Diabetes Association to sponsor Walk for Diabetes
  • $500 to Lane County Senior Companion Program
  • $500 to Meals on Wheels to sponsor a theater presentation and a run/walk in Alton Baker
  • $500 to The Sidney Center to sponsor Laugh for Life
  • $500 to Willamette Valley Women’s Cycling Team
  • $250 to Junior League of Oregon
  • $250 to Partners to Improve End of Life Care to sponsor Health Care Decisions Day
  • $250 to Special Olympics
  • $250 to The Science Factory to sponsor a classroom remodel

Grants Pass

  • $500 to Boys and Girls Club of the Rogue Valley to sponsor club programs

La Grande

  • $20,000 to Northeast Oregon Network

Medford

  • $1,500 to a American Heart Association to sponsor its Medford Heart Walk
  • $1,000 to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association of Oregon and Southwest Washington to sponsor the Medford Walk to D’feet ALS 2006
  • $600 to Providence Community Health Foundation to sponsor its Festival of Trees
  • $500 to Dogs for the Deaf to sponsor its Dog Walk 2006

Portland

  • $28,000 to Coalition of Community Health Clinics for a health care interpreting program
  • $13,500 to Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center to purchase diagnostic equipment
  • $10,000 to Multnomah Educational Services Foundation
  • $10,000 to North Portland Nurse Practitioner Clinic
  • $3,000 to Children’s Cancer Society to sponsor its Celebration of Courage event
  • $1,500 to American Cancer Society to sponsor Relay for Life
  • $1,000 to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association of Oregon and Southwest Washington to sponsor its Walk to D’feet ALS 2006
  • $1,000 to Christmas for Kids Foundation to sponsor its annual shopping trip for kids
  • $1,000 to Community Health Partnership to sponsor its Genius Awards
  • $1,000 to Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America to sponsor Guts and Glory walk/run
  • $1,000 to Essential Health Clinic
  • $1,000 to Foundation for the Advancement of Community Health Care to sponsor its Safety Net Reform Rally and Kickoff
  • $1,000 to Special Olympics of Oregon to sponsor its Winner Circle
  • $600 to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to sponsor the Light the Night Walk and to support Bruce Kerr in Man of the Year event
  • $500 to Easter Seals of Oregon to sponsor BloomFest
  • $500 to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to sponsor its Walk to Cure Diabetes
  • $500 to Multnomah County Family Violence Coordinating Council
  • $500 to Oregon Patient Safety Commission to sponsor its Policy Summit
  • $250 to Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon to sponsor Sole Support for Parkinson’s
  • $250 to Portland Youth Builders to sponsor A Decade of YouthBuilding

Redmond

  • $1,000 to Hospice of Redmond Sisters to sponsor its Festival of Trees
  • $500 to Central Oregon Community Action Agency to sponsor its Ask Breakfast

Roseburg

  • $750 to Mercy Foundation to sponsor its Festival of Trees

Salem

  • $20,000 to Oregon Health Access Project
  • $500 to Options Counseling Services of Oregon Inc. to sponsor its Salem Pops concert
  • $500 to Salem Police DARE program

Wheeler

  • $750 to The Rinehart Clinic to sponsor its Sand Dollar Auction

Yachats

$3,000 to Yachats Clinic.

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