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To Make A Donation for the Family Birthplace Maternity Enhancement, click on the link below and put Maternity in the Acct#/Reference Box.

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What is Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation?

Today, more than ever before, building a healthier community requires teamwork and partnership.

The Foundation gives people the opportunity to contribute and support the mission of the Hospital.

The goal of the Foundation is to work hand in hand with the Hospital to help realize the programs and services that bring high quality compassionate healthcare to our community.

Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit corporation and all donations are tax deductible.

What are the Foundation's activities?

To Make A Donation to the Mount St. Mary's Foundation On-Line, click on the link below and put the focus of your donation in the Reference Box.

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Annual Giving Campaign
Many people in our community asked for the opportunity, on an annual basis, to support the programs, services and activities of the Hospital. The exciting creation of EmStar - our new Emergency Department was a great way to begin our annual giving initiative. In recent years, we have raised funds to support the expansion and relocation of the Rehabilitation Services Department, the expansion of the Diagnostic Imaging Department and the new Mount St. Mary's Neighborhood Health Center clinic in the City of Niagara Falls.

When you give to Mount St. Mary's, you're making an investment in our community's future by keeping it strong and healthy. We have established four worthwhile Funds based on our mission and the core values we live by each day. You can donate to one or more of these Funds-or request that your contribution be used where most needed. Regardless of which option(s) you choose, your gift to Mount St. Mary's means more than ever before.

Services of the Poor Fund
To assist the less fortunate of our community, especially persons who are poor and vulnerable, we have established the Services to the Poor Fund. An extension of our generosity of spirit, this Fund is another example of our dedication to all members of our community. By making a contribution to the Services of the Poor Fund, you enable places such as our Neighborhood Health Center located on 9th Street to help the disadvantaged of Niagara Falls.

Reverence - St. Vincent's Employee Fund
At Mount St. Mary's, we depend on-and value-our employees. To show appreciation for their continued support, hard work and ideas, we have set up the Reverence - St. Vincent's Employee Fund. This beneficial Fund, which is governed by an employee review committee, assists employees in crisis.

Creativity Fund
To keep pace with the changing healthcare needs of our community-and to best serve you-we must constantly move forward. Endowments to the Creativity Fund allow for continuous capital improvement and innovation.

Dedication Fund
For general use where the need is greatest, the Dedication Fund affirms the hope and joy of our ministry.

Annual Good Works Gala
The Foundation sponsors an annual formal event to raise funds for a specific department. We look for major sponsors and corporations to help underwrite the cost of this event. This event has raised nearly $1 million since its inception. We will continue to hold this event to raise funds and awareness for valuable projects at Mount St. Mary's Hospital & Health Center.

Tree of Life
A perfect way to make a permanent honorarium or memorial and contribute to Mount St. Mary's Hospital & Health Center. Located prominently in the lobby by the main elevators, the Tree of Life is a beautiful tribute. There are a variety of gift levels to choose from. With each, the donor's name or a name designated by the donor is engraved on one of the tree leaves, a branch, an acorn, a foundation stone or a miniature tree. For more information, please call (716) 298-2143.

Where is the Foundation located?
The Offices are located on the Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center campus, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston, NY 14092. We can be reached at (716) 298-2143.

Where does the Money go that is donated to Mount St. Mary's?
All of the gifts are used to support the programs and services of the Hospital. Donors can request that a gift be restricted for a specific purpose.

Types of Giving
Please contact us as you consider your gift so that we may assist you in fulfilling your goals, and so that you may receive all available tax savings, lifetime income and other advantages.

Gifts of Cash
Includes checks payable to Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation. MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express also accepted.

Gifts of Assets

  • Securities: Giving appreciated stock (public, closely held, mutual fund shares, etc.) escapes capital gains tax and allows a current tax deduction.
  • Life Insurance: Foundation as named owners and/or beneficiary of new or existing policies. Premium payments may be tax deductible.
  • Other: Savings bonds, annuities, personal property (e.g., art), etc.

Life Income Plans
Pays you and/or loved ones' income and provides an income tax deduction, capital gains tax savings, and reduction of potential gift/estate tax.

  • Charitable Remainder Trusts: A life, or term of years, income.

Estate Bequests

  • Wills/Trusts: Call us for sample language to fulfill your wishes.
  • Retirement Plans: Escapes both income and estate tax.

Special Naming Opportunities

  • Memorial or Honor Gifts: To recognize loved ones.
  • Named Endowment Fund: Gifts held in perpetuity with the annual income for St. Mary's use in your, or a loved one's name.

How Can I Make a Gift?
It's easy. You can make a gift by:

Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation, Inc.
5300 Military Road
Lewiston, NY 14092

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