Healing Arts is a unique program that integrates the arts into health care, creating spaces not just to treat illness, but to also provide an inspiration for living. From music to massage, paintings, sculptures to nature walks, the Healing Arts program offers many expressions of art to revitalize the mind, body and spirit. The Healing Arts program is solely funded by community donations.
If you would like to donate to this innovative program, go to the Porter Hospital Healing Arts donation page.
Kids Alive is the only organization in the Denver Metro/Front Range area that provides this kind of support for children of parents with cancer. This unique and invaluable program is offered at no charge to any family where a parent is dealing with a cancer diagnosis. Kids Alive has served over 500 children (ages 6-16) by offering monthly activities, opportunities to attend local events, counseling and other resources. The Kids Alive Newsletter provides a look at the program in action and those involved.
The Nora Earnest Scholarship Fund
The Earnest Scholarship Fund provides monetary scholarships to parents dealing with cancer. With the help of this scholarship assistance, we encourage families to take a break from the realities of cancer treatment, travel to the Colorado Mountains for several peaceful days, and reconnect as a family. Through the support of our program and partners, scholarships are available for families dealing with cancer to help cover costs associated with lodging, food, travel, and entertainment during their stay in the mountains.
To learn more about The Earnest Scholarship fund, please email or contact us at 303-765-3811.
If you would like to donate to this wonderful program, visit the Porter Hospital Foundation donation page and select "The Nora Earnest Scholarship" as the intended fund.
Operation Walk Denver
Imagine being confined to a wheelchair or a lifetime of crutches and suddenly being able to walk. Operation Walk Denver gives patients this life-changing ability.Our teams of highly-trained healthcare professionals have traveled twice annually to countries like Panama and the Dominican Republic to help hundreds of people regain the joy of walking. Operation Walk Denver relies on the generosity of donors to fund trips each year. Without these donors, it would not be possible to do this amazing work and continue to change people’s lives in developing countries.
Learn more about Operation Walk Denver.
If you would like to donate to this innovative program, go to the Operation Walk Denver donation page.
Porter Breast Program
Porter Hospital Foundation has devoted its efforts to raising funds for the Porter Breast Program on the Porter Adventist Hospital campus. The Porter Comprehensive Breast Cancer Care and Treatment Clinic introduces a person to their entire cancer team over the course of one day and helps them understand how each member of the team works for them. This program has received accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.
Learn more about the Breast Care Center at Porter.
If you would like to donate to this innovative program, go to the Porter Hospital Foundation donation page and indicate "Porter Breast Program" as the intended fund.
Porter Hospitality House
The Porter Hospitality House will be a home for out-of-town patients and their families to stay while undergoing treatment. It is important that patients and families be physically located near the hospital so as to reduce any stress or inconvenience while receiving the best care Porter Adventist Hospital has to offer. This facility is also part of the National Association of Hospital Hospitality Houses Incorporated.
If you would like to donate to the development and on-going support of the Porter Hospitality House, go to the Porter Hospital Foundation donation page and indicate "Hospitality House" as the intended fund.
For over 25 years, thousands of people in the Denver community have had their lives enriched by Porter Hospice. With a commitment to providing quality care to those nearing the end of their life journey, Porter Hospice ensures that every patient receives the dignity, comfort and compassion they deserve, regardless of their ability to pay. Our hospice care is provided in private homes, nursing homes and at our 17-bed residential facility, Porter Hospice Residence.
Learn more about Porter Hospice.
If you would like to donate to the development and on-going support of Porter Hospice, go to the Porter Hospice Foundation donation page and indicate "Porter Hospice General Fund" as the intended fund.
The Butterfly Program
This incredible program was designed 16 years ago to provide pediatric palliative care for children who have been diagnosed with a life limiting illness. The focus of The Butterfly Program is solely on the quality of life. Our interdisciplinary team works with the child and their family to identify specific goals in physical, psychological, social, spiritual, ethical and legal aspects of care. It's a holistic approach that we take to heart.
Learn more about The Butterfly Program.
If you would like to donate to this program, go to the Butterfly Program donation page.