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Corporate Citizenship & Giving Guide: Providence Foundations, Los Angeles Region


Providence Foundations, Los Angeles Region supports five medical centers and a regional hospice service caring for residents throughout the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, and in Orange County for hospice services.


As People of Providence, we reveal God’s love for all, especially the poor and the vulnerable, through our compassionate service.


Providence provided $251.6 million in free health services, community health programs and other supportive services at little or no cost in support of our mission.



Susan C. Dolbert, PhD

President & Chief Development Officer


Providence Health & Services Foundation/ Valley Service Area Board of Directors

Chair – Peter J.
, A & G Realty

Vice Chair – Thomas L. Bruehl

Treasurer – Edward A. Romano, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

Secretary – Maria O. Uribe, San Sebastian Properties, Inc.


Pouria Abbassi, P.E. Golbanoo Investment Group

Sister Sheila Browne, RSM, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

Norman M. Coulson

Glendale Federal Bank, Ret.

James A. Dal Pozzo

JACMAR Companies

Susan C. Dolbert

Providence Foundations, Los Angeles Region

Stephen J. Dutka

Fiduciary Trust Co.

Jerald Einziger, M.D. Encino Breast Care Center

Hon. Mitch Englander

City of Los Angeles

Albert J. Ghirardelli, Esq., Attorney at Law

Marcia Haynes

Bradley D. Howard

Jackbilt, Inc.

Bernard J. Klein, MD, MBA, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center

Kelly M. Linden

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

Michael J. Madden

Providence Health & Services, Ret.

Michael S. Overing, Esq., Law Offices of Michael S. Overing

Gerald S. Puchlik

Puchlik Design Associates, Inc.

David A Sato, M.D. Foothill Cardiology

Dale A. Surowitz

Providence Tarzana Medical Center

Providence Little Company of Mary Foundation Board of Trustees

Chair – Sean Armstrong, Westport Capital Partners, LLC

Vice Chair – Mark Paullin, Capstan Manufacturing

Treasurer – Tom Connaghan

Secretary – Betsy Miller


Richard Brombach

Retired President, Clark Drugs

Caroline Burke, Caroline Burke Designs and Associates

Chris W. Caras, Jr., CBRE

John M. Colich, Engineering Contractor, Colich and Sons

Paula Del Vicario

Music Educator

Susan Dolbert

Providence Foundations, Los Angeles Region

Kathleen Eckert

Edward Fountain, Jr.

Jim Hunter

Baron Real Estate

Alanna Kennedy

Community Leader

Sr. Terrence Landini, L.C.M. Little Company of Mary Sisters

Sandra A. Lash, CPA Green Hason & Janks LLP, Ret.

Yvonne Liu

James Mollenkamp, MD Urology Institute of the South Bay

Steve Morikawa

American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

William Murin

Tracy Nickl

BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Sr. Carol Pacini, L.C.M. Little Company of Mary Sisters

Marilyn Prindle

Kent Shoji, MD Providence LCM Medical Center Torrance

Todd Tydlaska, CBRE

Linda Wenglikowski

Providence TrinityCare Foundation Board of Directors

Chair – James A. Zapp, Paul Hastings

Vice Chair – John Kirk, Rice Mortuaries

Treasurer – Gary Kuwahara, PDM Certified Public Accountants

Secretary – Marcia Potter


Michael Clark

Susan Dolbert

Providence Foundations, Los Angeles Region

Robert Hellrigel

Voting Corporate Member

Jim Sala

Scott Sharpe

Tom Sullivan

Lynn Taylor


Providence Holy Cross Medical Center: Expansion of our Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unity (NICU) by 50% to provide world-class care to our most vulnerable patients. PHC delivers 300 babies per month and is currently at capacity in our 12-bed NICU.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro: A significant expansion and modernization of our Emergency Department to accommodate 50% more patients. San Pedro offers one of the choices for emergency care on the peninsula.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance: Our Women & Children’s campaign to expand and modernize mother/baby services, women’s diagnostic services and the modernization of our Labor & Delivery suites.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center: We are making a significant investment in our Emergency Department in order to meet the needs of community well into the future.

Providence Tarzana Medical Center: We are in the beginning stages of transformative, $540 million investment in new patient facilities that will create one of the most sophisticated hospitals to be found anywhere.

Providence TrinityCare Hospice: It is our privilege to help adults and children live their final days surrounded by family and friends in their own homes. Donor support enables us to provide that care without despite the financial exhaustion many families experience.


Our medical centers and regional in home hospice service offer many opportunities for volunteering. We greatly appreciate the thousands of hours of donated time our volunteers devote to us each year through our medical center guilds, Pets with a Purpose program, hospital services and other meaningful ways to interact with our patients and their loved ones. Opportunities at each Providence location vary so we kindly ask that you contact the Foundation office closest to your community to explore your options. Our contact information is listed on our display ad, or email us at [email protected].


Providence Foundations continually partner with our communities to connect our donors’ philanthropic priorities with the needs of our patients and caregivers. We greatly appreciate your support in these areas:

  • Major Gifts
  • Annual Gifts
  • Corporate Sponsorship
  • Planned Gift, Trust or Gift Annuity
  • Charitable Foundation Grants
  • Endowments
  • Design Your Own Peer-to-Peer Campaigns
  • Gala and Golf Tournament Participation and Sponsorship
  • Matching Gifts
  • Donate a Vehicle

Please contact us at [email protected] for more information or to be contacted by a gift officer.

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