Riverside Medical Clinic Charitable Foundation is dedicated to improving health and the quality of life in Inland Southern California through advocacy, education, and service.
- Promotion of individual and community disease prevention and wellness
- Offer innovative programs to effectively improve the quality of life and health in our community
- Leverage resources through community collaboration and partnership
- Continuously assess and improve the organization’s performance in meeting its mission
1984 – Celebrating 40 years, the Riverside Medical Clinic Charitable Foundation (RMCCF), a 501(c)(3) public charity, was incorporated. RMCCF is dedicated to improving health and the quality of life in Inland Southern California through advocacy, education, and service. View our dedication video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7SmPJR8uwHI
1984-2010 – “Health Scene” newspaper – A quarterly publication delivered to Riverside residents telling stories of health, empowerment, and well-being.
1987-1989 – 5k/10k – A community walk/race to raise funding for the Foundation.
1990-Today – Dr. Boylan Lecture – Community Lecture series to honor our founding doctors. Lectures included Childhood Obesity, Autism and are now celebrated at our Annual Health and Wellness Fairs.
1991-2022-Prostate Cancer Support Group– A group started to support men and their families with prostate cancer.
1992-2015 – The Dr. Herman H. Stone Medical Library – Started as the Patients’ Information Library; and was renamed the Dr. Herman H. Stone Medical Library in December 2003. Annual events continue to honor Dr. Stone since its closure.
1999-2007 – Day of Magic – an annual event for children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
2001-2005 – Healing Moment – an annual event started in partnership with Kaiser Permanente for parents of children who had died of illness or as a result of an accident.
2002-2009 – Childhood Cancer Support Group – A monthly group held to help support families and children with cancer.
2007-2011-Summer Camp – formally known as Speech and Fun Summer Camp for Children with Autism.
2008-2012 – Esperanza para Mujeres (“Hope for Women”) – a breast cancer support group held in Spanish.
2009-2011 – Kick Off Riverside – A program in partnership with the City of Riverside focused on increasing exercise and reducing pediatric and adult obesity.
2011-2023 – Endometriosis Support Group – This was the first in-person Endo group in the US until it was changed to a virtual group, where we reached endo warriors around the world.
2013-2022 – Alzheimer Support Group – A group started to support families of loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s.
2014-Today – Anti-Bullying Institute (ABI), celebrating our 10th Anniversary – ABI was introduced to offer hands-on bullying prevention programs designed to empower children, parents, schools, and youth organization personnel to deal with the issue of bullying effectively.
2015-Today – Dr. Stone Lecture – When the Stone library closed, we began an online lecture series to educate our community on health-related subjects such as Chronic Pain and more.
2016-Today – HERO Program – A FREE bullying prevention program that enhances or compliments what schools are providing on their campuses throughout Riverside County.
2016-Today – Kindness Kits – Age-appropriate kits are given away to people who have shown kindness in our community. To date, we have distributed over 5,833 age-appropriate kits given away to people who have shown kindness in our community.
2016-Today – Scholarships – Awarded in three different categories to invest in our community. Scholarships are awarded to individuals who have chosen health care as their field of study, families needing help caring for a loved one, and This fund provides recognition and financial support to schools that want to start an on-campus club to promote bullying prevention, kindness, and/or inclusivity. $61,000 has been awarded in three different categories to invest in our community.
2018-2022 – Brain Injury & Stroke Support Group – This group was started in partnership with several community members to support families and stroke survivors, including Cassandra Lackie, Riverside resident and stroke survivor.
2019-Today – Traveling Triplets – This memory care doll therapy program offers meaning and purpose for someone who is living with dementia. Our staff visits City of Riverside memory care facilities, where we work to introduce the babies to individuals who will benefit the most from this interaction.
2020-Today – Ripple Effect – A FREE interactive bullying prevention workshop for Elementary, Middle, and High School students that educates them on how their actions and reactions ripple down to others.
2021-Today – Riverside Project Heart – A partnership with Riverside Fire Department to bring PulePoint to Riverside. PulsePoint allows Emergency Communications Center staff to alert registered responders of persons in need of CPR in their vicinity and inform callers of nearby lifesaving devices, such as an AED. As part of this initiative, we have donated 25 AEDs to local businesses and trained hundreds of residents in CPR.
2021-Today – Health Fair – Our fair includes over 50 community partners to bring resources to local residents.
2021-Today – reIMAGINE – A new and innovative structure for reducing bullying incidents in schools by combining RMCCF’s HERO Program and our new curriculum, which is based on the practices taught at CBU in its Sport and Performance Psychology Program. This program is easily facilitated at schools, creates a positive culture change, and provides benefits that grow over the years as students continue through k-8th grade.
2022-Today – Kindness Korners – A partnership with Riverside Public Libraries to provide 1000 free kindness activities per month. Over 22,000 kits have been distributed to date.
Riverside Medical Clinic Charitable Foundation’s (RMCCF) Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging
RMCCF is committed to creating and promoting a work environment where diversity, equity, and inclusion are fully integrated into everything we do for the benefit of our employees and the community that we serve. Our Foundation is a place where everyone is welcome to live authentically, regardless of socioeconomic status, race, nationality, sexual orientation, or gender identity, and will be treated with respect, empathy, understanding, and kindness.
NOTICE OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
Riverside Medical Clinic Charitable Foundation does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of any applicable protected classification including, but not limited to, race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status in any of its activities or operations. These activities and operations include but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, advertising for available scholarships, selection of scholarship recipients, and the provision of related services. Riverside Medical Clinic Charitable Foundation is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of its staff, volunteers, vendors, applicants, and scholarship recipients.