Community outreach

Salem Health strives to improve the health and well-being of the communities we serve. Every year, we give back to the community in a number of ways, including sponsoring community events that promote wellness, raise funds for research or meets an otherwise unmet need in our community. Our employees serve on community boards and give back by volunteering.

Some of the organizations we support include:

  • American Cancer Society
  • ALS Association
  • March of Dimes
  • Linda Vladyka Breast Wellness Foundation
  • Salem-Keizer Education Foundation
  • Festival of Lights Parade
  • Family Building Blocks
  • Liberty House
  • American Red Cross
  • United Way
  • Medical Foundation of Marion and Polk Counties

Learn more about sponsorship criteria.

Tours and job shadowing

Our volunteers are happy to provide a tour of the hospital or arrange job shadowing opportunities.

Please call Volunteer Services at 503-561-5189 for details.

Speakers and outreach programs

Salem Health’s Community Health Education Center offers a Speakers Bureau for local clubs, organizations and groups of 15 members or more that are seeking speakers for programs. Outreach programs are also available on various health-related topics.

To schedule a speaker or request a topic, call the Community Health Education Center at 503-814-CHEC (2432). We will find a speaker who fits your group’s interests and meeting schedule.

Computer equipment donations

From time to time Salem Health may have computer equipment that is no longer being used and is available for donation to non-profit community organizations. 

Only requests from local not-for-profit organizations will be considered.

Not allowed:

  • for-profit businesses
  • individuals
  • political parties

If your request meets the guidelines outlined above, please email leilani.slama@salemhealth.org

Please include the following information:  

  • Name
  • Organization/group name
  • Organization mailing address
  • Contact info (email, phone)
  • Web site URL
  • Description of what is needed, including any required specifications and number of units needed
  • Date needed
  • Description of the way your project benefits the community

Questions?

Contact Leilani Slama, Community Relations Director
leilani.slama@salemhealth.org

Let's work together!

Does your group or organization share Salem Health's mission to improve the health of our community? If so, there may be opportunities to partner. Email us with your ideas.