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Taking care of Denver

​The Denver Health Foundation proudly supports Denver Health Medical Center, a national model of health care success that continually proves to the world that high quality care can be delivered to all.

Celebrating a birthday every day

More than 3,200 babies are born each year at our hospital. And through programs like Newborns in Need, we ensure they get off to a good start.

Saving lives

Our Rocky Mountain Level I Trauma Center is highly regarded as one of the best in the nation.

Cooking up fun, raising awareness

Our annual Hot Rocks Griller Challenge pits chef against chef, and supports men’s health programs.

Making a difference in our community

Denver Health shines as a national model of health care success. Help us celebrate in style at NightShine, our annual gala.

Networking for a cause

Our Men’s Night Out is a fun, networking event. Held at Hyde Park Jewelers, it raises funds and offers prime holiday shopping.

Getting better through high-quality care

Our programs help thousands of Denver’s most vulnerable heal and lead better lives.

Searching for answers

Our research initiatives are making headway, saving more lives.

The Latest

Denver Health’s New Program Utilizes Lyft to Get Patients Home Safely

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - February 06, 2017) - Denver Health has taken another big step forward in patient experience by partnering with Lyft, the fastest growing on-demand transportation company in the US, to help make sure discharged patients who have no other means of getting home make it home safely. Denver...

Refugee children in Denver malnourished, health foundation steps in; Denver Health Foundation receives Season to Share funding for patient’s assistance program

Booted from both Bhutan and Nepal, the Acharya family endured 17 years in a United Nations-run refugee camp in the boonies east of Kathmandu. Food rations there were so meager that in 2008 when Devi Acharya and her two sons were sent to Denver for resettlement, one boy, Angel, weighed...

Average life expectancy in Denver can vary a decade depending on neighborhood

Living in well-to-do Washington Park or in the Valverde neighborhood on Denver’s west side can mean a difference in average life expectancy of 11 years. Depression and childhood obesity rates are four times higher in some Denver neighborhoods, and tobacco use is six times higher in certain areas of the...

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This facility is an oasis in the middle of the world.  If more communities could adopt this [Denver Health] plan, it would take away tremendous suffering across America because this is IT!
Lionel Richie , Grammy award winning singer and songwriter