CHI expresses its mission and vision through ongoing commitment to special initiatives that build healthy communities and advance social justice. These include:

  • Advocacy for all who live in the communities we serve, especially the most vulnerable. CHI pursues social justice for all through internal integrity, community partnerships, legislative activism and shareholder activism.

  • The Mission and Ministry Fund, which has awarded more than 300 grants totaling more than $38 million for new initiatives to promote and sustain healthy communities.

  • Community Benefit programs — such as meal programs and free clinics — and financial assistance, which totals more than $590 million annually across the organization.