How does the Foundation help Saint Joseph Mount Sterling?
The Foundationt 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, the Foundation can continue to provide assistance to patients and families at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling.
Why should I give?
Many of our worthwhile programs and services require continuous support such as the Nursing Scholarships 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 Mount Sterling would be unable to provide the high level of compassionate care it does today without your support.
Gifts to the Saint Joseph Mount Sterling 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 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 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 Mount Sterling Foundation in my will?
Over the past several years the 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 Foundation and the excellent programs and services it supports. The 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.
Can I make a gift online?
Yes! You can send a gift to the 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 859.497.8855 to make a gift.
How much of my dollars goes to fundraising and administration expenses?
The 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 Mount Sterling. Last year, 86 cents of every dollar went to programs and services such as the Nursing and Allied Health Scholarships, Patient Family Assistance Fund and Employee Family Assistance Fund.