What is Dignity Rising?

The Dignity Rising Campaign will expand our world-class level of local health care to meet the growth in Maricopa County’s East Valley communities.

In addition, Dignity Health East Valley will continue to invest in many community outreach efforts to ensure our most vulnerable neighbors have access to quality care in time of need.

Dignity Rising is the $25 million-dollar campaign established by the Dignity Health Foundation East Valley to pursue philanthropic resources to meet these goals.

Your investments will directly provide:

  • Convenient access to excellent, compassionate health care, close to home
  • Improved overall patient experience with reduced wait times and more local services
  • Specialized care for women, mothers, babies, and families
  • Expanded and enhanced services in neurosurgery, trauma, cardiology, oncology, and thoracic care
  • Research and clinical trials that offer patients access to the most advanced and innovative care
even young children joined in ground breaking
events for a state-of-the-art medical facility
designed to serve women and children in the East
Valley. The project is a partnership between Dignity
Health, one of the nation’s largest health systems,
and Phoenix Children’s, Arizona’s only nationally
recognized pediatric hospital.
Called the Women’s and Children’s Pavilion,
the ‚ve-story –œ–ž˜Ÿœ square-foot building will
be located on the Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert
Medical Center campus in Gilbert, Ariz. It is
expected to be completed in 
The new facility is a strategic expansion of the longstanding
partnership aimed at bringing together
the state’s top experts for both women and children,
which included opening Phoenix Children’s, a 
bed unit inside Mercy Gilbert Medical Center.
“Since we ‚rst brought our strengths together
Phoenix Children’s and Dignity Health have
become a tremendous force in the care of
children and women in this country,” says Linda
Hunt, president and CEO of Dignity Health in
Arizona. “This pavilion will mean better care
for families in this rapidly growing part of the
greater Phoenix area.”
Phoenix Children’s president and CEO, Bob Meyer,
said, “We are thrilled to work closely with our
partners at Dignity Health and bring vital services
to our patients’ families here in their backyard.”