Community Support at St. Luke's University Health Network

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St. Luke’s University Health Network is proud to partner with organizations in the communities we serve that share our mission and who make the region a vibrant place to live, work and play.

For more than 145 years, St. Luke’s has been dedicated to providing high quality, affordable health care services and to improving the health of all the citizens of our region. St. Luke's supports and implements meaningful community outreach that achieves documented substantive results.

St. Luke's corporate citizenship is also reflected in its annual voluntary payment of $2.8 million in property and school taxes (physician offices, selected outpatient locations, etc).

Community benefits represent 12.2 percent, or $148 million, in costs of our total expense budget. According to the IRS Form 990 for fiscal year 2017, that represents the highest percentage of community benefits among health systems in the Lehigh Valley.

If you represent a registered 501(c)3 organization that provides health resources and education, improves the health and safety of our community, or helps to address key social determinants of health, we encourage you to apply for sponsorship. Please be sure to review our community support criteria to determine if your initiative qualifies for support.

St. Luke’s receives hundreds of requests from non-profit community organizations for sponsorship. All sponsorship requests must align with St. Luke's mission, vision and values, and improve the lives of our community.

Please note: We do not accept sponsorship applications via email, postal mail or telephone.

Participation in Community Events

In keeping with our commitment to the communities we serve, St. Luke's participates in hundreds of community-run events throughout the year. St. Luke's also accepts sponsorship requests and donation requests from fellow from community organizations that are non-profit 501(c)(3).

In order receive support from St. Luke's University Health Network, organizations must meet our community support criteria. Due to the large volume of requests, we kindly ask that you fill out a form below at least 3 months prior to your event. Eligible requests will be evaluated and you will be contacted regarding our decision.

Additional classes, events, health screenings and information sessions are available through our Events Calendar.


Speaking Engagements

St. Luke's team of physicians, nurses, and clinical staff are committed to educating our community on health-related topics. To request a speaker at your next event, please complete our online Event Request form.

Additional information sessions on various health topics are available through our Events Calendar.


In-Kind Donations

Are you looking for a first aid kit for your youth Little League team or Girl Scout troop? St. Luke's regularly donates basic First Aid kits to local non-profit organizations.

Additional in-kind donations include:

  • literature and giveaways for race packets
  • seminar kits

To request an in-kind donation for your non-profit organization, please complete our online Donation Request form.


Sponsorships

To receive support from St. Luke's University Health Network, organizations must meet our community support criteria. All eligible requests for monetary sponsorship should be submitted using our online Donation Request form.

Any requests received through mail or other means will not be accepted. Requests are reviewed monthly by a committee of leaders.


Community Health Department

The Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine of St. Luke's University Health Network continues to strive to achieve its mission of partnering with the community to increase health awareness, improve the health status of the community and encourage appropriate access to health services. The Bethlehem Partnership for a Healthy Community and St. Luke's mobile health units, HealthStar I and HealthStar II, have been the primary venues for achieving this mission.