We improve lives.
Our not-for-profit hospitals focus on investing resources to improve the lives of our families, friends and neighbors in northern Colorado. Our foundation helps provide value-added services not covered by insurance.
Through the generosity of individual, corporate, and foundation donors, as well as through public grant funding, UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation provides funding to support innovative research and education, patient financial assistance, community health programs, and enhancements to patient care.
Private donations from community members enable us to bridge gaps in services, accelerate advances in health care, and help thankful patients and families express gratitude. Many critically important services offered to UCHealth patients and families in northern Colorado would not exist without private donations made through the foundation.
100% of every donated dollar goes to the foundation’s philanthropic funds, with no overhead costs or administrative fees.
Donna and Paul Poduska met at Poudre Valley Hospital in 1969, spending their entire careers there. After 101 years of combined service at the hospital—50 for Donna and 51 for Paul—they retired on Feb. 28. The Donna and Paul Poduska Endowed Scholarship Fund has been established to honor the impact this dedicated pair has had on our health care system, and the foundation is inviting contributions to the scholarship.
Circle of Caring donors leave their imprint on health care at Medical Center of the Rockies and Poudre Valley Hospital through thoughtful, planned gifts from their estate. Their giving ensures that financial resources are available to continue to advance world-class health care for future generations in our community. For Richard G. Titus, the kindness and care he received from nurses at PVH and MCR left a long-lasting impression. So much so that he left a bequest totaling more than $520,000 to PVH and MCR Foundation for employee scholarships.
A patient recently sent a letter to share her thanks for the integrative medicine approach offered at the UCHealth Cancer Center. Her story illustrates the importance of treating the whole person, not just the disease. Donor generosity makes some of these integrative approaches, including yoga, available.
PVH and MCR Foundation is now UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation. We're excited about the new name and what it stands for—a regional focus that brings unity and world-class health care to our increasingly interconnected northern Colorado communities.
On Sept. 20, 2018, foundation staff and supporters gathered to honor and acknowledge UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation’s 2018 recipients of our Vitalitarian and Illuminator awards. The awards went to an organization and two individuals who bring to health care...
The Colorado Health Foundation awarded a one-year grant to the hospital foundation to provide funding to educate health care personnel on the signs of suicide and how to respond. QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention is evidenced-based, peer-reviewed and...
The foundation has been chosen as one of the inaugural grant recipients from NextFifty Initiative, a nonprofit foundation focused on improving the landscape of aging. The grant funding provides medical care for adults age 50-plus in Larimer, Weld, and Boulder counties who have chronic illness and lack a caregiver or are homebound due to disability.
A new display went up in the PVH emergency department in October. It’s a collection of miniature ambulances donated by the family of Jack and Elsie Nicol. Jack was key in the founding of PVH and MCR Foundation in 1975 and served on its board for many years.
On July 28, 2017, the PVH and MCR Foundation celebrated the dedication of two brand-new mobile blood donation buses for the Garth Englund Blood Center. The buses were made possible by a tremendous outpouring of community support and a first gift that started it...
"I don’t have enough to make a difference.” “I wish I could do more." These are comments we often hear from volunteers, donors and patients of our hospitals and clinics. Inspired by the quality of care in our facilities, they want to help ensure healthcare in...
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