What is the mission of the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation?
The Mission of the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation is to assist the health care professionals of Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph East and Saint Joseph - Jessamine who provide compassionate, curative, spiritual care to all who seek it through charitable, educational, and scientific programs that build healthy communities in the tradition and spirit of Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.
How does the Foundation help Saint Joseph Hospital , Saint Joseph East and Saint Joseph-Jessamine?
The Saint Joseph Foundation supports several programs and services that directly benefit the patients and their families. Through your gifts and special events such as our annual golf tournaments and our annual black tie galas in Lexington and Mount Sterling , Saint Joseph Foundation can continue to provide assistance to patients and families at Saint Joseph Hospital , Saint Joseph East and Saint Joseph - Jessamine.
Why should I give?
Many of our worthwhile programs and services require continuous support such as the Nursing and Allied Health Scholarships, the Free Health Clinic, Appalachian Outreach Program, Patient Family Assistance Fund and Employee Family Assistance Fund. Your gift supports those program and services that directly help our patients and their families. Saint Joseph Hospital , Saint Joseph East and Saint Joseph - Jessamine would be unable to provide the high level of compassionate care it does today without your support.
Gifts to the Saint Joseph Foundation are tax deductible to the extent the law allows.
Who determines how my gift is used?
You may designate your gift to be used however you wish. The Saint Joseph Foundation supports several programs and services that require continuous support. If you do not designate how your gift is to be used, it will go to the area of greatest need as determined by Foundation staff and Board of Directors.
How do I make a donation in honor or in memory of someone?
You can remember someone special by sending your gift and request to the Saint Joseph Foundation office or online at our "Make A Donation" link. Please provide an address so the Foundation may send the acknowledgement to the person being honored or to the family the gift is in memory of. A receipt will be mailed to you acknowledging your gift was received.
How do I include Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation in my will?
Over the past several years Saint Joseph Foundation has been made aware, on numerous occasions, of individuals that had left us in their estate plans. It was with great care and generosity that these individuals chose to remember the Saint Joseph Foundation and the excellent programs and services it supports. The Saint Joseph Foundation developed the Legacy Society for those gracious donors that remembering us in their will. More information can be found by selecting the link above.
How do I receive the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation newsletter, the Outreach?
You can view the Foundation's newsletter electronically by clicking on the Newsletter link. To receive the Outreach at your home, please email Anna Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Can I make a gift online?
Yes! You can send a gift to Saint Joseph Foundation at anytime online by selecting the Make A Donation link. You can then select the appropriate hospital and what program you would like your gift to go towards. Please note: Not all hospitals within Saint Joseph Health System have the same programs and services. You may also call our office at 859.313.1705 to make a gift.
How can I get involved as a volunteer?
Time is a gift that becomes more valued to us each day. Your willingness to devote your time testifies to the compassionate commitment the community as to Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Joseph East. There are several ways to volunteer your time at Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Joseph East. For more details, please contact Volunteer Services at 859.313.1290 or go online to www.sjhlex.org/volunteer.
How much of my dollars goes to fundraising and administration expenses?
Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation strives each year to achieve the lowest fundraising cost to ensure that your dollars go to the vital programs and services of Saint Joseph Hospital , Saint Joseph East and Saint Joseph - Jessamine. Last year, 86 cents of every dollar went to programs and services such as the Nursing and Allied Health Scholarships, the Free Health Clinic, Appalachian Outreach Program, Patient Family Assistance Fund and Employee Family Assistance Fund.