Your Impact

Because of you, Boston Medical Center is leading a transformation in healthcare. These stories offer just a glimpse of the many ways your generosity made a difference in 2023. Learn more about BMC supporters and the impact you make for patients like Kerwin, above, and so many who rely on BMC’s exceptional care and inclusive research.

Lifesaving Care and Inclusive Research

23,374 admissions

Thousands rely on our exceptional care. A few measures of excellence include our Leapfrog Grade A safety score and Magnet-designation that recognizes nursing excellence


1,234,933 patient visits

Nearly 70% of our patients identify as diverse; our care for all earned BMC the distinction of #1 in the nation for racial inclusivity

131,638 ED visits

Our Emergency Department delivers lifesaving care and holistic support for people who are unhoused, immigrants, and others who need more than medicine

“You are truly making a deep and immediate difference in many patients’ lives every day.”
– Claire Oppenheim, Immigrant and Refugee Health Center


Curbside Care patient

BMC Leads, Health Equity, Meet Our Supporters

Curbside Care Mobile Unit Launched

To address postpartum depression, mortality, breastfeeding duration and more, BMC and the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation launched Curbside Care, delivering care to the doorsteps of moms and babies. The unit truly runs on philanthropy.

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Officer Jared Taylor, Sweila Cardoso, Arthur DePinho

BMC Leads

BEST in care

BMC’s BEST offers one of the country’s most comprehensive mental health intervention programs. A co-responder program with the Boston Police Department ensures police get the support they need on calls that require mental health expertise.

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BMC Leads, Can't Wait Medicine

Sickle Cell Breakthrough

BMC will soon be the first hospital in New England to offer gene therapy to treat sickle cell disease, a painful, life-threatening condition that mainly affects people of African descent. Philanthropy fuels these and other discoveries.

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Nationally Leading Equity Initiatives

Hospitals nationwide look to BMC for best practices in care that get everyone healthy and keep them well.

365 kilowatt solar array

Will provide monthly $50 energy credits to 100 patients who are screened for energy insecurity—part of our leading health equity and sustainability efforts

73,616 people

Served through BMC’s on-site Food Pantry, including 425 Thanksgiving bundles for those who are food insecure

3,000+ patients

Enrolled in BMC’s Health Equity Accelerator programs; diabetes patients reduced A1c and expectant moms reduced severe hypertension

“Thank you, from the bottom of our hearts, for your incredible generosity and support. Your contribution will make a profound difference in our lives and in the lives of the children and families we serve.”
– Emily Guerrero, Pediatrics

Community of Supporters

You believe everyone deserves great care to live their best lives. Thank you for your generosity.

10,955 donors

Including 1,166 members of our Exceptional Neighbor Circle, who made gifts of $1k+

991 event participants

You walked, ran, bowled, and swam for us. You hosted your own events and joined us at signature BMC events. You go to any lengths to support BMC

$98.5M raised

Including $1.9M for The BMC Fund, supporting areas of greatest need and promise

Meet Generous People Like You

BMC Leads, Health Equity, Meet Our Supporters

MassMutual Foundation Makes Landmark Gift

A generous gift will launch BMC’s Economic Justice Hub, expanding BMC’s acclaimed financial services and other wealth to health programs. MassMutual Foundation joins 280 companies supporting BMC.

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Meet Our Supporters

Grateful Patient Mark Allen

BMC patient and South End resident Mark Allen gives back to BMC, knowing his support makes a real difference in the lives of his neighbors. He’s one of nearly 700 patients supporting world-class care for all.

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Meet Our Supporters

Employee Donor Annette Shepard-Williams

BMC facilities office manager Annette Shepard-Williams has donated to BMC for over 20 years. Annette is passionate about supporting other BMC departments and went to the office daily during the pandemic to keep BMC running. Annette says, "I'm a lifer at BMC."

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