What We Support

Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. Today, St. Joseph’s is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Norton Thoracic Institute, Center for Women's Health, University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, and a Level I Trauma Center verified by the American College of Surgeons. The hospital is also a respected center for orthopedics, internal medicine, primary care and many other medical services. Please consider a donation to one of the key areas outlined on the following pages and help us support an amazing future. 

Norton Thoracic Institute

The largest donation in St. Joseph's Foundation's history is helping to create one of the nation’s foremost centers for lung, heart and esophageal medicine at St. Joseph’s. Learn more.

Center for Women's Health

Comprehensive care for women at St. Joseph's ranges from routine yearly well-woman visits, to advanced treatment for high-risk pregnancy, pelvic pain or women's cancer. Learn more.

Huger Mercy Living Center

Designed specifically to care for people with Alzheimer's and dementia, Huger Mercy Living Center encourages residents to engage in a wide range of activities to stay healthy and happy. Learn more.

Level 1 Trauma Center

St. Joseph’s Hospital has been a leader in trauma care for decades. It has achieved a number of firsts for Arizona, including: the first Medical Emergency Assistance Program, the first Level I Trauma Center rated for both neurological and trauma cases and the first Trauma Research Laboratory.  Learn more.


Cancer Care

Nurse talking with patient about cancer survivorship

Although it is impossible to shield our loved ones from getting cancer, gifts made to cancer programs and services at St. Joseph’s make it is possible to be proactive in the fight against it.

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