2020 Prescription: Strength

Prescription: Strength, Cherry Health Foundation’s annual fundraising luncheon highlighting the community health programs of Cherry Health, will be held Friday, May 15, 2020 from 12 pm to 1 pm at L.V. Eberhard Center, 301 Fulton Ave, in downtown Grand Rapids at Grand Valley State University’s Pew Campus. This year’s program will highlight the life-fortifying work of Cherry Health’s Maternal Infant Health Program and raise funds to support our mission to ensure access to comprehensive health care for the most vulnerable among us. The event is free but there will be an invitation to give. To host a table, confirm your attendance or sponsor the event, please contact Laura Portko, Foundation Coordinator, at or 616-965-8254.

At last year’s event, nearly $60,000 was donated, supporting our mission to ensure health care ACCESS, EXPAND services and fund INNOVATION for the most vulnerable among us. You can see the difference made through integrated care through Ralph’s story, shared here:

Connect on a Tour

To RSVP for our behind-the-scenes tour of Heart of the City Health Center at 100 Cherry Street SE in Grand Rapids, click the “join us” button. Below are our scheduled dates. Don’t see a time that works for you? Please contact Kate Klemp, Annual Giving & Donor Relations Manager, at 616.965.8267 or to find a time that may work for your schedule.

Thursday, April 16
Thursday, May 14
Friday, June 5

Join Us

2020 Cherry Health Celebration 

Planning the future with imagination and wisdom, Cherry Health invites the community to gather at 20 Monroe Live, in downtown Grand Rapids on Thursday, November 5, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for our annual Cherry Health Celebration. Proceeds from this key fundraising event support Cherry Health Foundation’s mission to improve the health and wellness of the communities served, regardless of income or insurance. The evening includes a dinner of culinary delights, unique beverages with entertainment and a memorable, moving program. What could the future look like if we have the vision to collaborate, lead and give? That is 20/20 Vision.

For more information and to register, contact or 616.965.8254. Tickets are $100 each and sponsorship opportunities are available.

Through sponsors, individual donors and pledges made at 2019 Cherry Health Celebration, over $143,000 was donated in support of Cherry Health’s mission. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kate Klemp, Annual Giving & Donor Relations Manager, at 616.965.8267 or

Check out the patient feature from our 2019 Cherry Health Celebration: