Community initiatives

Edward-Elmhurst Health is working on numerous initiatives aimed at strengthening the health and well-being of our community.

Diversity and inclusion

Edward-Health Health is committed to a culture in which all employees can work, share and grow in an inclusive environment and patients feel they belong. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Council meets every other month to organize and plan initiatives to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion. Learn more about our diverse workplace.

  • Read our Voices of Diversity blog. By creating platforms and opportunities that allow us to come together, we can begin to know and understand each other. Our employees, physicians and leaders share their perspectives.


Edward-Health Health prides itself in being one of the largest employers in the communities it serves. With a team of best-in-class physicians, Magnet-recognized nurses and staff members devoted to putting patients first, we set the standard for community-connected, expert care close to home.

Donation drives

Edward-Elmhurst Health takes part in various blood, organ and tissue donation initiatives throughout the year.


Volunteers play an important role at Edward-Elmhurst Health, contributing thousands of hours of their time and talent each year to give back to our community.

Opioids / substance misuse

Edward-Elmhurst Health has implemented several initiatives aimed at reducing opioid addiction in the community and helping those with opioid use disorder get their lives back.

Families & children

The health and well-being of children in our community is a top priority for Edward-Elmhurst Health. From preventive care and wellness education to the latest in diagnostics and specialty medicine, we offer expert, comprehensive pediatric care close to home.


Our foundations have helped make incredible strides in responding to local needs in recent years. These contributions have allowed our hospitals to continue to provide leading edge technology, support and compassionate care to the communities we serve. Join thousands in your community and support Edward-Elmhurst Health through our foundations.