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Community Outreach

Are you Planning Holiday Outreach?

Is your department or unit volunteering time to help local communities around the holidays?

If so, please be sure to let the Presby Bulletin know! Email a short write-up about your outreach activities (and a photo if possible) to We want to include as many community efforts as possible in upcoming issues!

Latest Winners of a CAREs Grant!

Each quarter, the CAREs Foundation awards grants of up to $2,000 per project to community and hospital-based programs on behalf of employees or Perelman School of Medicine students who volunteer their time to support those programs. Don’t...Full story

Latest Winners of a CAREs Grant!

Congratulations to the latest winners of a Penn Medicine CAREs grant: Brenda Gilchrist (PAH) OB/GYN Calvary St. Augustines Annual Health Fair Jade Lee (HUP) Staffing For All Seasons Healthy Hearts Jennifer Egg (P...Full story

Reducing A Repeated Cycle of Violence

Meditation and yoga have been shown to help reduce anxiety and enhance a person’s mood and overall sense of well-being. So what better place to use these relaxation tools than in an environment which carries an inordinate amount of stress: ...Full story

Apply Today for You Penn Medicine CAREs Grant

Don’t forget, there’s still time to apply for your Penn Medicine CAREs grant. Applications for the next round of grants are being accepted through December 1, 2014. Visit the CAREs Community Outreach pagefor more information....Full story

2015 MLK, Jr. Community Involvement Recognition Awards

The MLK, Jr. Community Involvement Recognition Awards are presented to five individuals (Penn/Penn Medicine faculty, staff, students and members of the broader Philadelphia community) who demonstrate significant contributions in community s...Full story

Caring Corner

IS Helps to “Change A Life” Change A Life, an outreach program created by members of Information Services, is a simple concept that reaps big rewards for community programs. A contribution jar, created by senior application analyst Ralph J...Full story

Caring Corner

A Commitment to Education As a workforce development consultant at Penn Medicine Academy,Kerry Nihill is passionate about creating opportunities. Through on-site degree programs, a learning ambassadors program, managing new employee orien...Full story

PM Wins 2014 Pennsylvania Donate Life Hospital Challenge

Earlier this year, the Hospital Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE), and the Gift of Life Donor Program to create the 2014...Full story

Celebrating Those Who CARE

Each year, Penn Medicine CAREs awards selected employees small grants to help expand their volunteer efforts and community service projects. A recent luncheon honored the past year’s grant recipients who used their grants for a variety of o...Full story

Helping Others Get Back on Their Feet

As the sun rose on a cool July morning, hundreds of eager runners were gearing up for the last leg of a 24-hour challenge that would intimidate even the most advanced athletes. Back on My Feet (BoMF) Philadelphia’sIn24event challenged parti...Full story


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