As Cerner’s charitable foundation, First Hand has worked to close the gaps in health care for children and families around […]
The unprecedented ripple effect of the coronavirus can be felt around the world. Health care systems, governments and humanitarian organizations are rushing to provide care. As Cerner’s foundation, First Hand is committed to supporting COVID-19 relief efforts in the areas where Cerner associates live and work...
Explore First Hand's Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report to see how you have changed lives. Together, we're making the world we imagine a reality for children and families around the world.
First Hand earned a 2019 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar -- the world’s largest source of nonprofit information.
Whatever our preferences for social impact activities, the underlying theme is that we are celebrating what it means to be human. Our shared humanity, and good feelings about each other are a big part of how we make a lasting difference.
We are heartbroken to share the news of Jeanne Lillig-Patterson’s passing. We will carry on with Jeanne’s dreams and continue to make a difference. Jeanne woke up every day thanking God for her life, noting that “what makes you happy is supporting other people and creating a better world.”
It is with a heavy heart that we write this note about the passing of Neal Patterson. After a hard-fought battle with cancer that began in January of 2016, Neal passed away on July 9th.
Jeanne Lillig-Patterson, First Hand’s founder, received an honorary doctorate from her alma mater during Avila University’s May 13th commencement ceremony.