Reflecting back on 2023

Another Amazing Year! As president of the foundation, I am honored and humbled to see all the positive change initiated by the volunteer efforts of CHG employees and medical providers. As the year ends, here are our staff’s favorite memories from 2023. Margaret: The sustainable healthcare grant program means a…

Making a Difference in Peru

Gordon Cowley, Making a Difference Foundation Board Member, volunteered and co-lead a medical mission trip in October 2023 in Cusco, Peru. He shared some of his thoughts from his week in clinic and the impact the work had on both the people of Peru and the volunteers. Thank you, Gordon!…

Why I Give Back in My Local Community

At the Making a Difference Foundation, we envision a world where people volunteer their time, talents, and resources to make a positive impact, advance healing, and reduce suffering. This month, we asked Jeff Freeman, CHG’s SVP of Culture and Engagement, to share his “why” behind volunteering in his local community….

Disaster Relief Grant Process

Part of the Making a Difference Foundation’s mission is to provide financial support to nonprofit organizations who give humanitarian relief in times of natural disasters, conflicts, and other hardships. To accomplish this, the foundation created its Disaster Relief program. Through this program, the foundation directs funds to nonprofit partners that…

Donor Series: Why CHG CEO Supports the Making a Difference Foundation

  Over the next month, we will hear from several Making a Difference Foundation donors as to what motivates each of them to give back.  This month I asked Scott Beck, to share his “why” behind his support for the Making a Difference Foundation. ___________________________________________ Why I’m proud to support…

Hawaii Wildfires – Disaster Relief

As many of you have seen by now, the wildfires in Hawaii have destroyed large portions of land on both Maui and the Big Island, devastating communities and claiming the lives of over 100 people. Our hearts go out to everyone affected by this disaster as we take action to…

Mid-Year Recap from the Making a Difference Foundation

Guest Author: Eddie Christensen, Board Chair, Making a Difference Foundation It seems unbelievable to me, but we are already at the midpoint of 2023.  The first half of 2023 has been very productive for the Making a Difference Foundation (“MADF”).  In January, the board, officers, and staff traveled together to Southern Utah…

Sustainable Health Grants: Keeping Good Going

Guest Author: Jennifer “JJ” Jones is a writer and communicator for CHG Healthcare. This article was originally published on CHG News Have you ever had to choose between buying groceries and going to the doctor? Thousands of families face that dilemma. Many of them are right in our own backyards….

New Video

This past year we put together a little video that helps to explain who we are and the work we hope to accomplish while we fulfill our mission of igniting and supporting the volunteer passions of CHG employees and medical providers in their communities and around the world. We also…

2022 Annual Report

Dear Friends of the Making a Difference Foundation, Our annual report theme this year is passion and is best summed up by this quote from Georg Hegel, “Nothing great in this world is ever accomplished without passion.” Hopefully, 2022 allowed each of you to create your new normal after two…