The Spirit of Charity Foundation

You help when it's needed most

Your gift goes towards the compassionate work and vital programs impacting thousands of our patients, our community and region. You help lay a solid foundation of support for those in our care and help continue our nearly 300-year legacy of promoting health and wellness, caring for those marginalized by societal inequities… and standing tall during adversity.

This is your Annual Impact Report!

Providing care can be personal. From those impacted by the pandemic, the patient that needs financial support through our Medication Bridge Program or the thousands of patients living their best lives through our medical research and education, your support is truly impactful. Your tax-deductible gift will help bring these life-changing services to more in our community!

Donate by phone: 504.702.3113
Donate by mail:
Spirit of Charity Foundation
University Medical Center New Orleans
2000 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

Defining Quality

  • Joint Commission National Quality Approval Award
    The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
  • American College of Surgeons: Verified Trauma Center
    The Norman E. McSwain, Jr, MD, Spirit of Charity Trauma Center only verified Level 1 Trauma Center in South Louisiana.
  • City Business - Best Places to Work
    The Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Center (CPHC) at University Medical Center New Orleans was awarded top-tier accreditation from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA).
  • PHA Center of Comprehensive Care Award
    University Medical Center New Orleans is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center with a full stroke team on call 24/7 to immediately care for patients with stroke symptoms.
  • American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Primary Stroke Center
  • Commission on Cancer Accedited Program logo
    The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
  • Commission on Cancer Accedited Program logo
    University Medical Center has been designated an Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (ISDA).