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.

$100,000 spent on a TRU-D Smart UVC disinfection robot

$15,000 spent on a Glidescope Core for Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Emergency Medicine

$1.15 million spent on an Excelsius GPS Neurosurgical Robot to help optimize patient treatment

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

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

$23,000 to purchase a Natus NICVIEW Web Camera System for our maternity unit

$32,000 spent on a Giraffe Omnibed Carestation to provide supportive, family-centered care solutions

Coming Up


Real Men Wear Pink

October 17, 2023

Latest Events


Grace Gardens Dedication

March 17, 2023

Green Hat Taste of SWLA

March 2023

Shamrocks and Champagne Bingo Brunch

March 19, 2023

NICU Reunion

April 29, 2023




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.