The Helena Project gives the theater experience to hospitalized kids—from dressing in costumes and playing with props to reciting the famous lines and writing their own poetry in Shakespeare’s style.
St. Luke’s lost a true pioneer of modern cancer care when Dr. Charles Smith passed away in July 2017. The ceiling of the radiation therapy suite—funded largely through gifts given in his memory—offers patients a stunning display during radiation treatments—bringing them beauty and perhaps a bit of peace.
Gifts to St. Luke’s Foundations sometimes include the involvement of nearly a whole community, like the $380,000 raised in the Mountain Home area for the new emergency department at St. Luke’s Elmore.
Through St. Luke’s donors, programs and partnerships with community clinics, people can get affordable insulin, glucose meters and other supplies.
Donor support for St. Luke’s Children’s Day Treatment Center in Boise means adolescents ages 12 to 17 facing serious psychiatric issues now have access to all-day intensive therapy without being hospitalized.