PAF’s Annual Impact Report Wins Gold!

Patient Advocate Foundation’s Annual Impact Report Wins Two Awards

Honored for excellence in effective communication and graphic design.


October 30, 2023 – Patient Advocate Foundation’s (PAF) Annual Impact Report, Finding Equity in A World of Obstacles, has earned a 2023 Summit International Silver Award and a 2023 Gold Aster Award for outstanding excellence in communications and marketing.

PAF is the largest comprehensive healthcare safety net charity in the country reaching more than 1.8 million individuals through direct service, education, and outreach in 2022.

The Summit Award recognizes exceptional accomplishments in the international communications and marketing industry; their Creative Award has become a premier creative and communication excellence arbiter throughout its 29-year history. More than 4,000 entries from 28 different countries were judged and PAF’s Annual Impact Report was selected for a 2023 Silver Summit Creative Award. Each category and project is judged by a panel on the strength of the concept, quality of execution, and the ability to communicate.

The Aster Award is the nation’s most elite competition dedicated to recognizing the most talented healthcare marketing professionals for outstanding excellence in advertising, marketing, and communications. A distinguished panel of judges honored PAF’s 2022 Annual Impact Report with a 2023 Gold Aster Award for excellence in strategy, creativity, effectiveness, and production.

PAF’s Annual Impact Report offers comprehensive, data-driven insight into who, how, and how many individuals the  organization reaches each year and the real-life impact their critical safety net assistance has on the patients and families they help. The report introduces readers to PAF patient programs, educational resources and tools, and outreach, communication, and research initiatives.

2022 PAF data reflects:

          • 1.8M+ individuals reached through direct service, education & outreach
          • 900K+ patients & families supported
          • 187,359 patients received direct sustained assistance
          • $520M+ financial support distributed to patients



The AIR also acknowledges all supporters and provides financial statements for PAF’s most recent fiscal year. To view and download the full 2022 report, visit: