Investing in Our Communities

Comprehensive giving demands a targeted approach

Scripps Health touches countless lives in San Diego. We are proud of our multifaceted community efforts, which expand access to vitally needed health care services and improve the quality of life for people throughout the region. Keeping patients at the center of everything we do, Scripps collaborates with other health systems, community groups, government agencies, businesses and community clinics to identify and serve the greatest needs in the health of our community.

Facts and figures

Facts and figures

In fiscal year 2023, Scripps Health devoted $768 million to community benefit programs, with over $18 million in charitable care. We offer many free and low-cost services, as well as support groups, screening for key health indicators, youth programs, professional education, prevention and wellness programs, patient advocacy services and more.  

A pie chart represents the total community benefits Scripps contributed in the fiscal year of 2023.

Cash and in-kind contributions 

Cash and in-kind contributions are made by Scripps to community groups and programs that provide community benefit. In-kind contributions include the cost of staff time, when activities are done by staff on the organization’s payroll during working hours.

The following are some of the organizations Scripps contributed to in fiscal year 2023:

Sponsorships, grants and in-kind donations

  • American Heart Association - Go Red For Women’s Luncheon 
  • Consumer Center for Health Education and Advocacy (CCHEA)
  • Earthquake Medical Mission in Turkey and Syria
  • Emergency Meals and Water to the Ministry of Jerusalem
  • Family Health Center of San Diego - Internal Medicine Outpatient Teaching Clinic 
  • Father Joe’s Villages Car Donation 
  • Greater La Jolla Meals on Wheels 
  • La Maestra Health Center Casino Night Fundraiser
  • Promises 2 Kids  
  • San Ysidro Health Center
  • Scripps Blanket and Sock Drive