Recent Posts in MHP Foundation

  • Supporter Spotlight: Blue River Community Foundation

    We are thrilled to serve the community alongside the Blue River Community Foundation. They have been amazing partners in 2023! We appreciate their willingness to collaborate on new initiatives - specifically with social determinants of health - to ... Read More

  • Employee Grants Feature: Latinx BP

    MHP's Care Management department took patient outreach to a whole new level thanks to a Together We Are grant! Last quarter, Lacy Harness, Erin Crouch, & Karina Gonzalez focused on educating Hispanic/Latinx community members about high blood pressure ... Read More

  • First Community Grants Awards

    We are excited to announce the first EVER grantees for our community grant initiative! Shelby County Public Library: Social Determinants of Health Library Section/Collection $4,000 awarded Library members at both the Shelbyville and Morristown branch ... Read More

  • Supporter Spotlight: MWA

    The Major Women's Alliance (MWA) is a self-supporting organization of women who serve as advocates for the MHP healthcare system and its patients through volunteer and philanthropic endeavors. This amazing group is responsible for the ... Read More

  • Introducing Community Grantmaking

    Breaking News: The MHP Foundation is now accepting grant applications for nonprofit organizations who support MHP's charitable initiatives. Social determinants of health have been a central focus and mission addition at MHP and the MHP Foundation for ... Read More

  • Investing in Growth

    A new year often brings about thoughts of change, growth, and resolutions. How can I be better? What can I adjust in my life? How can I be healthier? Honestly - we ask ourselves similar questions as an organization at the start of each calendar year. ... Read More

  • Foundation Executive Director Change

    Angela Gill, the MHP Foundation’s Executive Director for 18 years, will be retiring in December 2022. “Dear MHP and Community Family— As I prepare to retire at the end of this year, I’d like to make sure you all know a few things. First of all, a big ... Read More

  • Supporter Spotlight: Lucille McCorkle

    A big moment for healthcare at MHP happened in January 2014. Altha Lucille McCorkle, philanthropist and visionary, gave a "momentous surprise" to the MHP Foundation... a planned gift to "help others the way that she had been helped at MHP". The late ... Read More


    Over time, uncontrolled high blood pressure can cause arteries to narrow, weaken, or harden. In fact, hypertension is the number one cause of chronic kidney disease; damaged arteries cannot deliver enough blood to the kidneys. This need has been ... Read More


    The Mayo Clinic reports that only about 5% of people who try to quit smoking without a "quit smoking" product will be successful. However, over the counter nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) can often be an unobtainable expense for many patients who ... Read More

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