The Dr. Prem Reddy Foundation: Empowering the Community
Dr. Prem Reddy Family Foundation is located in Victorville, California, and is on a mission to deliver
quality healthcare and nurture young aspirants looking to pursue a career
in medical science. It was founded in 1986 as the Desert Valley Charitable
foundation after the inception of the
Desert Valley Hospital, Dr. Reddy’s first attempt as a medical entrepreneur. The Dr. Prem
Reddy Family Foundation supports the local community by providing scholarship
assistance as well as numerous charitable activities.
The foundation has been instrumental in a wide variety of community-centric
activities. The notable efforts include assisting patients with treatment
by funding free clinics, imparting preventive care, and supporting preventive
care. The foundation goes above and beyond its call of duty to support
students from the Southern California region to pursue a career in medicine,
resonating with Dr. Reddy’s vision of transforming society with
The Foundation has been actively involved in many activities, including
clean water initiatives, childhood vaccinations programs, the establishment
of new medical clinics, and community drive activities such as health
check-up workshops. The organization also actively pursues global causes
such as medical missions to treat cataract and pediatric congenital diseases.
Such clinical activities are regularly interspersed with medical equipment
donation drives in Africa, Asia, and Central America.
In the United States, the Foundation supports charitable causes such as
‘Access to Healthcare in Nevada’, a non-profit medical program
that supports Nevada’s uninsured working class with medical treatment.
Another noteworthy initiative is its involvement with the Turner House
Children’s Clinic in Kansas City, a cancer survivor program that
allows participants to attend vital support programs that speed up their
Prime Healthcare Foundation
Despite being a charitable entity separate from the Dr. Prem Reddy charitable
foundation, the Prime Healthcare Foundation’s vision and goals closely
mimic that of the former. Since its inception from the dawn of the new
millennium, the Prime Healthcare Foundation consists of over $1 Billion
in assets, all donated by Dr. Reddy and his family.
Dr. Reddy founded the Prime Healthcare Foundation in 2006 to provide quality,
compassionate healthcare for communities through charitable and educational
initiatives. The foundation owns and operates community hospitals across
the United States.
The hospitals of the
Prime Healthcare Foundation have been recognized by healthcare data experts such as Leapfrog Group,
Health grades, IBM Watson Health, and more, as a champion of the industry
involved with enterprising community activities. The Prime Healthcare
Foundation also supports charitable causes such as the Make-a-Wish Foundation
of America, Westside Children’s Center, World Children Initiative, and more.
The Dr. Prem Reddy Foundation nurtures young medical professionals by offering
them support in the form of scholarships. The foundation instituted the
scholarship program to recognize academic excellence and the commitment
to learn. Currently, the program is open to all High Desert and Inland
Empire of Southern California Residents who are enrolled in academic programs
that lead to a career in medicine.
Since 1994, the Dr. Prem Reddy Family Foundation has funded over $1 million
for deserving students and is committed to keeping the program going steadily.
Dr. Reddy plans to encompass students' ambitions from other states
in the United States in the near future. In 2020 August, the foundation
fostered the education of over sixty students.
Public Health Libraries
The Dr. Reddy Family foundation augments the scholarship initiatives by
providing aspirants from the High Desert region of California with a free
public health library. Young medical academics are no strangers to how
expensive medical books can be. Yet, such books are necessary for the
advancement of their research.
The public health library is a state-of-the-art facility comprising books,
medical journals, magazines, and a video library. Students from various
community colleges are free to visit the library and pursue their interests
and academic requirements.
Besides providing access to medical books containing a treasure trove of
knowledge, the library also arranges student's tours to enhance their
understanding of the US healthcare industry.
The Dr. Prem Reddy Family Foundation partners with a multitude of charitable
organizations. These strategic partnerships advance the vision of the
foundation and ensure the community's upliftment with numerous charitable
Some of the notable partnerships that the foundation has are as follow:
Samaritan's Purse: An evangelical Christian organization that providers spiritual and physical
aid to communities around the globe.
Walk to End Alzheimer's: A charitable organization dedicated to raising awareness of the degenerative
disease and fund support and research.
Make a Wish: An organization that makes the wishes of children enduring life-threatening
medication conditions come true.
Northern Nevada Hopes: A non-profit community health center that offers integrated medical care
and wellness services.
VVSD: An organization dedicated to supporting and serving homeless military veterans.
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Charitable Donations and Partnerships