The Cook County Health & Hospitals System is comprised of four main contribution organizations which coordinate fundraising activities, volunteering and charitable donations.

Cook County Health Foundation, Inc.

The Cook County Health Foundation “CCH Foundation” is an Illinois not-for-profit corporation formed to solicit and receive contributions and other financial support to be used in a manner that assists in carrying out the mission of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System “CCHHS”.  The CCH Foundation is an entity separate from the CCHHS and is not controlled by the CCHHS.

Stroger Hospital Auxiliary

The John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County is a board of women is a volunteer group of women that was founded in 1968.  The Auxiliary provides support for patient programs.  This group of dedicated women from all over Chicago and Cook County as well as Dupage County, has been sponsoring and funding patient projects throughout the hospital and Fantus clinic. The Auxiliary of John H. Stroger Hospital has continually headed up programs through financial support such as the car seat program,  providing layettes for newborns, the affordable Eyeglasses program, and the Snow City Arts program.

  • John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital Auxilary
    1900 W. Polk Street
    Suite 57-Ground Floor
    (312) 864-0375
    *only in office on Tuesdays
    Sue Williams, Auxiliary President

Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center – The CORE Foundation

You can make a charitable donation to support the work of the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center through the CORE Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization. You can make an online donation, or donate by mail or telephone at:

  • The CORE Foundation
    2020 W. Harrison St., Suite 2-200
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (312) 572-4764

Provident Women’s Auxiliary

The Provident Women’s Auxiliary (PWA) of Provident Hospital of Cook County coordinates all fundraising activities to support the mission of the hospital.  To date, they have raised approximately a million dollars in their 50 years of existence.  Formerly known as the Professional Women’s Auxiliary of Provident Medical Center, they continued to meet after the closing of the hospital in 1987.  When Provident reopened as Provident Hospital of Cook County, the group requested that they be allowed to remain as the hospital’s only fund raising entity. The group was later re-charted as the Provident Women’s Auxiliary (PWA) in 1994.

Donations should be sent to the:

  • Provident Women’s Auxiliary
    c/o Provident Hospital of Cook County, Department of Public Affairs
    500 E. 51st Street
    Chicago, IL 60615