To ensure a uniform and consistent process for decision-making in regard to contributions, sponsorships and support made by Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital to outside charitable or civic organizations that facilitate our vision of providing the innovative delivery of exceptional community healthcare.
To serve the health needs of individuals, families and communities through a holistic philosophy rooted in our fundamental understanding of human beings as created in the image of God.
As part of our mission, each year we invest in the work of many charitable organizations in the community.
We support programs that address critical issues to those in need as well as support events we believe can help make a real difference in the health and well being of community members.
Good Shepherd Hospital is selective in the events and or programs it sponsors. When sponsoring an event, our name and reputation are associated with the coordinating organization and the event itself. All sponsorship activities shall reflect positively on Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital and adhere to the criteria established.
In particular, we support organizations which seek to better our community in the following ways:
- Promote health and wellness of individuals and families
- Programs that help serve or support an unmet community health need
- Programs that enhance or encourage an active and healthy lifestyle
The event/activity must be consistent with the mission, vision and values of Good Shepherd Hospital.
Preference will be given to sponsorship opportunities that have a direct health care focus/benefit.
Preference will be given to sponsorship opportunities that allow Good Shepherd Hospital to reach desirable target audiences.
The organizing agency/group must have an outstanding reputation within the local community and beyond.
The request must be submitted at least two weeks (30 days, is preferable) prior to the event.
Decisions will be made in accordance with the annual budget allocations. Events that are in alignment with the policy but not in the budget may be considered for the subsequent budget.
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