We are focused on improving and enhancing the health of our community — but we cannot do it alone. Hospital community collaborations allow us to work with other organizations to better serve the needs of those in the area.
Here are some of the ways we’re partnering with the community to promote better health and wellness:
- American Cancer Society Bike-A-Thon — This event honors cancer survivors and spreads the word about reducing cancer risk, raising money to help the American Cancer Society save lives.
- American Heart Association Philly Heart Walk — An annual event which is part of a collaborative, nationwide event to raise awareness and funds to support the AHA's mission of building healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.
- American Red Cross — The American Red Cross helps those in need recover from disaster, armed conflicts and life- threatening health conditions.
- American Red Cross Blood Drives — The American Red Cross holds blood drives to collect donated blood for hospitals.
- American Trauma Society — The American Trauma Society works to eliminate death and disability from injury.
- American Trauma Society PA Division — The American Trauma Society PA Division works towards trauma prevention through education and advocacy.
- The Common Market — We connect institutions throughout Philadelphia, New Jersey, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., New York City and beyond with food from farms located across the Mid-Atlantic.
- Community Volunteers in Medicine (CVIM) — CVIM provides complete medical and dental care, behavioral health services, medications, health and nutrition education and social services support.
- ElderNet of Lower Merion and Narberth — ElderNet provides a safety net for older and disabled adults to help them remain in their homes with dignity and strengthens food and financial security for all community members in need of support.
- Food Connect — Food Connect is your dedicated advocate to support your efforts in ending hunger in your community.
- Good Food, Healthy Hospitals — An initiative to transform Philadelphia’s hospital food environment and bring healthier options to thousands of employees, visitors and patients. This reflects our commitment to preventive care and is an opportunity to reduce the risk of chronic disease for thousands of Philadelphians.
- Greener Partners — Creates community farms and mobile education programs that increase and strengthen public access to fresh, seasonal and local food, especially for those in need. Through its farm-to-hospital collaboration with Lankenau Medical Center, Greener Partners is taking a new approach to preventive health care by growing fresh food for patients in need, along with educating young people about the joys of healthy eating.
- Main Line Meals on Wheels — Main Line Meals on Wheels delivers nutritious meals to the homebound in the Main Line area (Lower Merion, Narberth, Radnor, Tredyffrin, Easttown, Willistown and Malvern) Monday through Friday, all per year. Meals are provided on a fee basis or may be subsidized based on need.
- Mock Crash Program - State Farm — Main Line Health participates in Mock Crash, a program held in partnership with State Farm. The program is geared toward high school students and helps them understand the life threatening dangers of drunk, drugged or distracted driving. Bryn Mawr Rehab, part of Main Line Health, participates by offering a speaker from a prior serious crash related to these issues to speak about the devastating effects of distracted driving and driving under the influence.
- Montgomery County of Senior Services (MCOSS) — Responsible for planning, coordinating and monitoring services for county residents age 60 and older. As the area agency on aging, MCOSS is part of a state and national network of agencies established to aid older adults by offering a wide range of services.
- Together for West Philadelphia — A community partnership of organizations across the Philadelphia region dedicated to ensuring that equitable care and opportunity is accessible to all.
- Delaware County Office of Services for the Aging (COSA) — The Department of County Government responsible for planning, coordinating and administering programs and services for the County's 60 and older population. COSA's goal is to enable senior citizens to maintain their independence and dignity, remain in their own homes and communities with appropriate support services and to deter or prevent unnecessary institutionalization. Special emphasis is placed on serving those who are frail, living alone and are functionally disabled or otherwise in social or economic need.
- Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) — Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is a private medical school that has trained health care professionals to see the whole person — not just the symptoms.
- Jewish Community Center (JCC Philly) — JCC Philly is a vibrant Jewish Community Center located in Wynnewood, PA, in the heart of the Main Line.
- American Lung Association — The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy.
- Montgomery County Immunization Coalition (MCIC) — Founded in July, 2003, MCIC is a group of dedicated individuals representing various departments of the county government including the Office of Public Health, Office of Senior Services, Children & Youth and Child Care Services (to name a few), as well as school, hospital, non-profit and community representatives from across Montgomery County. The group exemplifies the public and private sector working together for better immunization coverage and practices. MCIC’s mission is to promote age-appropriate immunizations across the lifespan for all residents of Montgomery County.
- Various local YMCAs — The YMCA is the leading nonprofit committed to strengthening individuals and communities across the country.
- Delaware Valley Health Trust (DVHT) — An innovative risk-sharing pools, formed to address a need for long-term, comprehensive and affordable coverage and to share financial benefits earned through membership.
- Montgomery County Opportunities Industrialization Centers (OIC) — Montgomey County Opportunities Industrialization Center (MontCo OIC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to training residents of the County so they can gain employable skills to become productive patrons of the community.
- Philadelphia Free Library: Wynnefield, Overbrook and Haverford — We're proud to support one of the largest public library systems in the world.