st. mary's hospital jefferson city charitable giving funds

Charitable Giving Funds

​​​Additional Giving Options for St. Mary's Health Center Foundation 

The St. Mary's Health Center Foundation is the community's commitment to exceptional health care - now and for future genera​tions. As hospitals face soaring costs and declining government reimbursements, community support becomes even more critical - especially for hospitals like St. Mary's with an unwavering commitment to charity care. 

Donors to St. Mary's Foundation have a choice of ways to make a difference. Gifts can be designated for one or more of the following funds:

  • Unrestricted Fund
  • Centennial Fund for Technology
  • Children's Fund
    Express your pride in a beloved newborn through the "Blessed Beginnings," a recognition wall located next to the nursery in the Obstetrics Unity. The wall sculpture contains baby-block plaques on which the name of a child and birth date or special message can be inscribed. This fund supports the care of women, babies and children at St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City.
  • Endowment Fund
  • Heart Fund
    The "Heart-to-Heart" wall display features a large heart surrounded by tiles on which donors can have names and messages inscribed as a personal tribute or memorial. This fund supports cardiology and heart health programs at St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City.
  • Julian A. Ossman Medical Lecture Fund
  • Oncology Fund
    Donations to this fund are used to enhance the care of patients at the SSM Health Cancer Center and our Palliative Care Unit. With your gift to the fund, you can honor a friend, colleague of family member's courage in the face of cancer. This tribute is recognized on a wall display in the Cancer Center. 
  • Scholarship Fund
    Learn more about the scholarship opportunities we provide to the community.​
  • Sisters' Medication Assistance Fund
    This fund was named in honor of the Franciscan Sisters of Mary, who first established SSM Health in 1872 and St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City in 1905. Administered by the Social Work Department, the fund pays for medications when patients have no means to pay. This includes single parents working part-time jobs, grandparents raising grandchildren, and many others. 
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Contact St. Mary's Health Center Foundation:

St. Mary's Health Center Foundation
(supports SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City)
Director: Bev Stafford
Phone: 573-681-3742

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