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Colleague Caring Fund

The mission of the Saint Francis Healthcare System Caring Fund is to assist colleagues who demonstrate need and who are experiencing an unexpected financial emergency.

When colleagues face unexpected personal and financial hardships, the Saint Francis Healthcare System Family is here to help. The Healthcare System’s Caring Fund provides confidential, timely, short-term financial assistance to colleagues during tough times. The Saint Francis Healthcare System Caring Fund was established in 1994 to assist colleagues during times of emergency or personal crisis through financial and physical support. Since its inception, the Fund has provided more than $1.5 million to colleagues in need.

Colleagues must submit an application for a Caring Fund assistance. The application is reviewed to determine if the applicant meets eligibility requirements Decisions are based on the information provided in the application that is de-identified when submitted to the Caring Fund Committee.

The Caring Fund guidelines and procedures have been updated to make the process smoother for both the applicant and committee. To view the complete list of guidelines to see if you qualify for assistance, please click one of the links below:

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