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The 2021 Employee “Spirit of Giving” Partners Program raises $158,225! 

The Employee “Spirit of Giving” Partners Program is an annual campaign that enables each employee to make a charitable contribution to support Northridge Hospital. Employees who participate send a profound message to the community that -  employees not only work here, but also truly believe in the hospital's mission. By working together, you can help us, help others.

No matter if we work in surgery, admitting, EVS or other departments, we are all on the same team and we all want to help save lives.

Being the one of the leading hospitals in the San Fernando Valley, there are always changing needs for the hospital to continue to meet our high standards and stay technologically advanced. Northridge Hospital Foundation is dedicated to helping pave the way.

100% of your donation supports the program or service line of your choosing. Our 2021 campaign was held from March – April and we raised $158,225, this is more than $20,000 of the goal we set for 2021.

Even though the formal campaign has ended, you can still participate. We invite every Northridge Hospital employee to consider making a gift, as every gift counts. The different ways to you can make your tax deductible contribution, anytime, are listed below:

PTO Hours:

You can choose to donate PTO hours.

Simply complete Employee Donation Form and email it to Marsha.salazar@dignityhealth.org

Payroll Deduction:

You can choose to give through payroll deduction by selecting an amount of your choice to be deducted from your pay every pay period. Click below to be directed to the Employee Self Service Portal (ESS):

ESS: Simply select Employee Giving and Northridge Hospital Foundation

Direct Cash Donation:

We also accept donations in the form of cash, check, or credit card. If you would like to donate by credit card simply click     here: Donate Now

Need help or have questions?

We are happy to assist, please contact Marsha Salazar at 818.885.5341 ext. 2 or via email: Marsha.salazar@dignityhealth.org

Giving can create a ripple effect - when you give you inspire others to give as well. No matter how you choose to give, your contribution and your compassion reflects our mission and values. 

Employees throughout our ministry are always willing to help people in need. To read an inspiring story of a colleague who put her generosity into action, beyond the walls of our hospital and out into our community, see below.

Our hope is that we can connect each and every employee to a program or service that will resonate with you and inspire your support.

A wonderful story from our ICU Nurses "Paying it Forward"

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Esther Hallowanger, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Nurse, embarked on a mini fundraising campaign to help the local food banks and homeless shelters in our community. She gathered her team of nurses in the ICU and asked them to consider donating to help those that are in need of food and shelter. Through her leadership, strong relationships and follow through, she collected a total of $21,392.50. With these funds we are able to assist numerous food pantries, food banks, distribution centers and shelters, below is a list of the organizations we supported:

  • Loaves and Fishes II - $3,892.50
  • Meet Each Need with Dignity (M.E.N.D) - $2,500.00
  • Valley Food Bank - $2,500.00
  • Food Forward North Hollywood - $2,500.00
  • LA Family Housing - $2,500.00
  • Guadalupe Community Center - $2,500.00
  • Santa Clarita Food Pantry - $2,500.00
  • Northeast Valley Homeless Healthcare Clinic - $2,500.00

These heroes in scrubs are creating positive changes that impact the health outcomes of our most vulnerable community members!

For more information on our Employee Giving Program, please contact Marsha Salazar at 818.885.5341 ext. 2 or at Marsha.Salazar@DignityHealth.org

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In 2019 employees raised over $126,000. Below are a few pictures from the 2019 Employee Appreciation Reception. We look forward to hosting another reception in the future once it is safe to gather. Thank you again to all of our employees who continue to support the Employee Spirit of Giving. 

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We ask each employee to give thoughtfully, proportional to your means and with a willful spirit. Employee giving creates an environment of goodwill among all our employees. 100% of your donation will be applied towards the area you have chosen. Each gift truly makes a difference!

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For information, please contact Marsha Salazar at 818.885.5341 Ext. 2 or Marsha.Salazar@DignityHealth.org. 

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