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your generosity

is building a stronger community

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investing in health care

changes lives in our community

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legacy giving today

drives health care innovation for tomorrow

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ensuring excellence

in emergency services and care


Infusion Services

In July 2016, a new Oncology Infusion Center opened at St. Luke's Wood River thanks to community generosity.

Mental Health Services

Community generosity funded the much-needed St. Luke's Mental Health Clinic and a network of mental health professionals to serve our community.

Emergency Services

Community philanthropy ensures that our ER is staffed with board-certified physicians 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Your Gifts Advance Innovative Health Care Programs and Services

2017 Health & Wellbeing Speaker:

James Doty, MD

Dr. Doty is a Professor of Neurosurgery at Stanford University School of Medicine and the Founder and Director of the Stanford Center for Compassion and Altruism Research (CCARE) of which His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the founding benefactor.

He is an inventor, entrepreneur and philanthropist. As a philanthropist, Dr. Doty has supported health clinics throughout the world, supported groundbreaking neuroscience research and peace initiatives. He has created scholarships and endowed chairs at multiple universities including Stanford University and Tulane University School of Medicine, his alma mater. He is on the board of a number of non-profit organizations including the Charter for Compassion International and is the former Chairman of the Dalai Lama Foundation. Dr. Doty is also on the Board of Governors of Tulane University School of Medicine and Claremont Lincoln University.

He collaborates with a number of scientists in a variety of disciplines at multiple universities throughout the world on cutting edge neuroscience research focused on compassion and altruism. Dr. Doty is the Senior Editor of the forthcoming “Handbook of Compassion Science” being published by Oxford University Press.

He is the New York Times bestselling author of Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart that is now being translated into 22 languages.

Dr. Doty presented at the Sun Valley Wellness Festival on May 27, 2017

new_gethelp-final-english_page_01For the health of our community, it’s important to recognize that depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions are treatable and can improve with professional support and guidance. Help for any mental health issue should be encouraged, and many resources are available in and around our community.

Fortunately, there are multiple resources available within our community to help us deal with stress and mental health conditions.  The Center for Community Health, with support from the St. Luke’s Wood River Foundation, has recently published Get Help! a mental health resource guide for the Wood River Valley, which is available in English and Spanish.



Vision: To guarantee the availability of resources and community expertise for achieving excellence in healthcare

Mission: To accelerate the advancement of innovative programs and services that fundamentally improve healthcare experiences in our community