Inspired Healing. Every Day.

The CHRISTUS Ochsner SWLA Foundation – as an umbrella overseeing all philanthropic efforts for its hospital system – matches generous donors with ideal programs to strengthen its health care facilities, add advanced technology and equipment, and extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ, ensuring that every individual experiences God’s healing presence and love.


CHRISTUS Ochsner Southwestern Louisiana Foundation, through support from its generous donors, funds significant enhancements for its facilities and community outreach programs, which allow patients to access the most advanced technology and treatments right here at home. Our recent fundraising efforts have resulted in advanced equipment, state-of-the-art technology and other efforts that allow our doctors to achieve significantly improved outcomes for their patients in Southwest Louisiana.

$6 million for new advanced technology for cardiology, oncology and neurosurgery

5,000 screenings provided at the annual Prien Lake Mall Community Health Fair

$220,000 to purchase a new transport isolette for the neonatal intensive care unit at CHRISTUS Ochsner Lake Area Hospital

22,000 student patient visits provided through School-Based Health Centers

CHRISTUS Ochsner Southwestern Louisiana Foundation represents the exclusive Children’s Miracle Network hospital in Southwest Louisiana. The Foundation raises CMN dollars to create local miracles by funding advanced pediatric equipment and wellness education programs for the health and well-being of Southwest Louisiana’s children. All local money raised for CMN stays in Southwest Louisiana.


Your investment in the CHRISTUS Ochsner SWLA Foundation is an investment in a healthy future for Southwest Louisiana. We envision a health care organization that is the first choice for patients in Southwest Louisiana and beyond; that provides opportunities to match generous donors with ideal programs; and that ensures every individual experiences God’s healing presence and love.