Community Support and Involvement
As a community-based hospital, North Valley Hospital believes in supporting and partnering with area service organizations and first-responders to help strengthen the health and well-being of those we have the honor of serving. Complementing our mission, To be the center of healing for the communities we serve, we support a wide variety of local non-profit organizations with tangible and in-kind donations including an athletic trainer in the Whitefish school district, Save a Sister Initiative, Special Olympics, emergency responder fundraising events, Western Montana Mental Health Center, and many others. Helping patients with transportation to get needed medical care, we support Wings Cancer Support Group, ALERT Helicopter, and the Flathead County Agency on Aging/Eagle Transit program.
North Valley Hospital believes in being a good community partner, a model of wellness and a leader in responding to community needs. Our staff is encouraged to participate themselves and donate their time and resources that make our community a better place to live. Some of their endeavors include volunteering as clinical or lay professionals at the Shepherd’s Hand Clinic, contributing to holiday giving trees, and food drives for local families, recycling activities, leading teams for Relay for Life, offering medical and educational services to local schools and businesses, and serving on civic boards.
In fiscal year 2016,North Valley Hospital contributed over $25.5 MM to the health of the community through its charity care; other uncompensated healthcare; contractual discounts; and community healthcare education, support and funding. The hospital and its outreach clinics are also the one of the largest full-time employers in the Whitefish area with over 400 employees.