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:
The IPC is designated by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) as the designated poison center for all of Illinois. The IPC receives support from an annual appropriation from the state that is administered by IDPH.
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.
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)
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. Learn More.
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)
Individual Volunteer Educators
The IPC would like to extend its appreciation to the the hundreds of individuals 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.