In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'
– Acts 20:35
Baptist Memorial Health Care regularly serves communities in the Mid-South by offering safe, integrated, patient-focused, high quality, innovative and cost-effective medical care. But serving a community is about more than just helping patients feel better. It's about helping entire communities become the best they can be.
That's exactly how Baptist Memorial Health Care views its role in community outreach and giving back throughout the Mid-South.
Through donations of time, money and resources, Baptist employees and physicians regularly help to make the Mid-South a better place to live. Guided by its mission of healing, preaching and teaching set by Baptist's founders more than 100 years ago, Baptist is committed to serving our community with a focus on supporting health and human services and education initiatives.
All of the hospitals in the Baptist Memorial Health Care system offer a wealth of support in their respective communities. This section will show the generous giving provided by Baptist employees and physicians who truly encompass everything Baptist strives to be.
Giving Back Fast Facts
- Baptist has teamed up with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis to build homes for families in need.
- 3,000 homeless patients visited the Baptist Operation Outreach mobile health care clinic in 2012.
- More than 250,000 people served through health education and free screenings at community health fairs and special events.
- Baptist is ranked nationally as a Top 10 community outreach health provider by the Hospital Charitable Services Awards Program.
- Baptist Memorial Hospital–Collierville offers free education classes for people who are getting ready to have joint replacement surgery.
- Baptist Memorial Hospital–Memphis created a wellness program for its 3,000 colleagues.
- Baptist Trinity provided free bereavement counseling, including one-on-one sessions and grief camps, to 2,237 people in our community in 2012.
- Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women collected 6,500 diapers for the March of Dimes Stork's Nest program in 2012.
- Baptist Rehabilitation–Germantown holds an annual Gobble Wobble 5K to beneﬁt the Baptist Rehabilitation Neurological Treatment Center.
- Baptist College provided more than 2,000 volunteer community service hours in 2012.
You can see how Baptist Memorial Health Care has impacted its local communities on an economic level in the video below:
Our giving back doesn't end there. Learn more about our community involvement throughout the Mid-South