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The Methodist Health System Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to the support, development and management of health-related programs and services for the benefit of the citizens of East New Orleans and beyond. The programs expressly target health status improvement of the referenced population by addressing the key determinants of health including lifestyles, access to healthcare services, social, and environmental factors. This is accomplished through operational management, program start up, and grant making while balancing community need, fiduciary responsibility.

Our Vision / Purpose

Though the United States spends more per capita on healthcare than any nation in the world, health status lags that of other industrialized nations. Population-based programs and personal health services that target the physical, mental and spiritual development of individuals and communities will improve health status.

Our vision is for the Methodist Health System Foundation, Inc. to be a conduit for a healthy community that provides healthcare services in addition to social, lifestyle, environmental and public policy programs that promote health and wellness.

Our Values

In keeping with the Christian spirit, Methodist Health System Foundation, Inc. will promote health, wellness, and wholeness through offering, supporting or advocating programs and services to the Greater East New Orleans community.

  • We will provide programs and services in a cost-effective and ethical manner.
  • We will be close to the community and responsive to their needs without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, creed, age or disability.
  • We are committed to the well-being of the Foundation Family of employees and constituents - emotionally, financially and spiritually.