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IPC Supporters

Oct 20, 2020
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The Illinois Poison Center is a not-for-profit public-private partnership that relies on support from a wide variety of organizations and volunteers to meet its mission.  The IPC would like to thank the following government institutions, hospitals, corporations, foundations, community organizations and individuals for their generous support of poison center services and education and outreach programs:


Public Support:

Illinois Department of Public Health

The IPC is designated by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) as the designated poison center for all of Illinois. 


HRSA Poison Control Stabilization and Enhancement Grants

Provides funding for partial support for the IPC mission of emergency call center services, poison prevention education, and professional education.


City of Chicago, Department of Public Health, Lead Poisoning Division

Financial assistance in reaching urban areas in the city in need of poison prevention education and supportive services.


National Library of Medicine (2004-2005)

Supported the development of the online poison prevention education training course, the Poison Prevention Education Resource Center and a Story Time Tool Kit.


Private Support:

Foundations: The following foundations have been strong supporters of general outreach and education and special initiatives for targeted areas of poison prevention education around the state.
     Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (1997 -2011)
     Community Memorial Foundation (2005-2008)

     Lloyd A. Fry Foundation (2006-2008)

     Polk Bros. Foundation (2003-2006)
     Taproot Foundation (2009-2011)


Individual Donors: We extend a special thank you to all the individuals who provided a personal gift or donation to the IPC. Your contribution has helped us to maintain the quality level of our hotline call center operations and provide needed educational intervention to residents across the state.


Fair Share Contributors

Hospitals throughout the state provide funding for general poison center operations through the Fair Share Program.


Health Care & Social Service Agencies, Community Organizations, and Educational Institutions:

The IPC could not meet its mission without the dedication and time of the many health care and social service agencies, community organizations, and educational institutions that help create an awareness of the poison center services and educate community residents and clients on poison prevention and safety.


Volunteer Poison Prevention Satellite Education Network (*current)

  • Advocate Children's Hospital (Park Ridge and Oak Lawn)*
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center (Chicago)
  • Alton Memorial Hospital (Alton)*
  • Carle Foundation Hospital (Urbana)*
  • FHN (Freeport)*
  • John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County/Great Lakes Center for Children  (Chicago)*
  • Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago (Chicago)*
  • Memorial Hospital of Carbondale (Carbondale)
  • Sinai Community Institute (Chicago)
  • Norwegian American Hospital (Chicago)
  • St. John's Hospital (Springfield)*

Organizations/Community Organizations

  • Access Community Health Network
  • Access Des Plaines Valley Health Center
  • Access Kling Pediatrics Clinic
  • Access Pilsen Family
  • Aspira Mirta Ramirez
  • Casa Central
  • CDCMF Neighborhood Center
  • Centro Comunitario Juan Diego
  • Children's Center of Cicero/Berwyn
  • Christopher House
  • Coach Care Center
  • Community Nurse Health Assoc.
  • Concordia Avondale Campus
  • Constance Morris House
  • Ember911 Child Safety Program
  • Enlace
  • European American Assoc.
  • Faith World International
  • Federacion de Clubes Michaocanos en Illinois
  • Gads Hill Center
  • Gads Hill Children's Center
  • Gateways to Opportunity
  • Hinsdale Community Service
  • Hispanocare
  • Illinois Migrant Council
  • Ingalls Memorial Hospital
  • LaGrange Area Head Start
  • Lake Forest Hospital
  • Logan Square Neighborhood Assoc.
  • Loyola Pediatric Mobile Health Unit
  • Lyons Health Department
  • North Shore Senior Center
  • North Star United Missionary Workers of America
  • Onward Neighborhood House
  • Pillars Community Services and Child and Family Development Center
  • Salud Ofrecida a Latinos
  • SCI Family Case Management
  • SCI Parenting Institute
  • Sherman Hospital
  • St. Clair County Health Department
  • Suburban Access Child & Family Connections
  • Teen Parent Connection (formerly Greater DuPage MYM)
  • Trinidad Lutheran Head Start
  • Union League Boys & Girls Clubs
  • Universidad Popular

Educational Institutions

  • Illinois Department of Human Services 
  • Illinois Department of Public Health
  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources
  • Chicago Department of Public Health
  • Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshall
  • EMS IL Regions
  • Emergency Medical Services for Children/EMSC
  • Chicago State University College of Pharmacy
  • Midwestern University College of Pharmacy
  • Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy
  • Rosalind Franklin University College of Pharmacy
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville School of Pharmacy
  • University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy
  • IL Nursing Programs:
    • Benedictine University
    • Carl Sandburg College
    • City Colleges of Chicago
    • College of DuPage
    • Harper College
    • Harry S. Truman College
    • Heartland Community College
    • Illinois Wesleyan University
    • Illinois Central College
    • Illinois State University
    • Joliet Junior College
    • Kankakee Community College
    • Lakeview College of Nursing
    • Lewis University College of Nursing and Health Professions
    • Lincoln Land Community College
    • Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
    • Methodist College
    • Millikin University
    • Oakton Community College
    • Northern Illinois University
    • Prairie State College
    • Rush University College of Nursing
    • Sauk Valley Community College
    • Triton College
    • University of Chicago
    • University of St. Francis
    • Waubonsee Community College
    • West Suburban College of Nursing

Individual Volunteer Educators

The IPC would like to extend its appreciation to the the thousands of Illinois residents who have completed our Poison Prevention Education Training Course and helped our outreach team educate the citizens of Illinois about poison prevention as part of their work or as part of a volunteer effort and/or personal mission.

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