St. Vincent's Medical Center's Community Benefit
Enhancing Quality of Life
St. Vincent’s Community Benefit Programs & Activities are designed to enhance the public health and quality of life in the greater Bridgeport area and improve access to health services for members of the community we serve. We seek to advance medical or healthcare knowledge through education and relieve or enhance any ongoing public healthcare efforts.
Fifty Six Programs Reaching 29,516 People
St. Vincent’s is proud to have sponsored more than 56 programs in 2010 (year ending 9/30/2010) reaching more than 29,516 people in the Greater Bridgeport area. Overall expenses to run these programs exceeded $15 million, an increase from our 2009 spending despite budget constraints.
$65,000 in Charitable Donations
Our charitable donations for 2010 totaled $65,000 and we supported local foundations including SWIM Across the Sound, United Way, American Cancer Society and St. Vincent’s Special Needs Center.