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Why This Matters

Our Vision for Communities

Health lives here, and it's the foundation of our network. Communities across the nation have become an integral part of the solution and leading the way to better health.


of our health relies on essential resources like safe housing, healthy food and clean air.

More than 50%

of frequently hospitalized patient lack access to healthy food.

Our Vision for Healthcare Organizations

Better health reaches far beyond the walls of a hospital or a simple diagnosis. Our partner healthcare organizations understand that the path to better health begins by addressing the essential needs of a community, and putting them at the center of care.


is the cost of direct and indirect United States health inequalities.

"Traditional medical care is not sufficient to improve health outcomes. A prescription for antibiotics is not enough when there is no food at home."

Boston Medical Center