Stories of Impact

Learn how our partner organizations are positively impacting the health and well-being of people and families.

Helping Seriously Ill Children and their families live the best life possible

Informative discussion between several Cambia Health Foundation Sojourn’s grantees focused on how to provide pediatric palliative care that helps to ensure the best possible quality of life for children with serious illness and their families.
Helping Seriously Ill Children and their families live the best life possible
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Celebrating 15 years of impact

Since its founding in 2007, Cambia Health Foundation has invested over $110M to make our communities stronger and healthier.

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In the wake of suicide, Crisis Connections provides comfort to survivors

Losing a loved one to suicide is devastating. Crisis Connections' program provides outreach and emotional support to help suicide survivors heal.

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Meeting the needs of our community after disasters

The Foundation reserves funds for immediate response, allowing us to be flexible and agile when disaster strikes.

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"If I became sick... I'll truly understand how alone I am."

When it comes to loneliness and isolation LGBTQ seniors lead the pack. Who will advocate and care for this vulnerable community?

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Whole Health Care. Whole Lives. Whole Community

Innovative initiative connecting stable housing and physical/mental health services for Portland’s homeless community.

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Importance of Palliative Care - A PBS News Hour “Brief but Spectacular” Series

Helping to improve serious illness care in rural communities.

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New U.S. Federal Rule to Ensure Easy Access to Patient Health Information

By Cait DesRoches, Charlotte Blease, and Liz Salmi, OpenNotes

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Re-imagining the Future of Healthcare through Technology

A TED Audacious Project for 2020, tech nonprofit, SIRUM, plans to redistribute almost $1 billion of prescription medication in the next five years.

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Making Advance Care Planning More Accessible

Simple resources to help people and families prepare for care.

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Building Workforce Resilience for Hospice and Palliative Care Providers

Helping ensure clinicians have what they need to provide all people everywhere access to the best medical care.

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Helping Children Navigate Crisis through Reading and Storytelling

We all want our children to feel safe and secure. Reading aloud to your child is one way to help your family through this difficult time.

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Adolescents and Young Adults Facing Illness and Loss: Finding Meaning, Focusing on Hope

Adolescents and Young Adults Facing Illness and Loss: Finding Meaning, Focusing on Hope

Informational discussion with special guest speaker Barbara L. Jones, PhD, MSW, FNAP, part of the Kathy Perko Lectureship for Innovation in Pediatric Palliative Care series which honors Kathy’s legacy as a leader, advocate and champion for improving quality of life for our most special patients and their families.