ways to give to ssm health st. mary's

Ways To Give To SSM Health St. Mary's Hospitals

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There Are Several Ways To Support Your St. Mary's Hospital 


The SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital Foundation - Audrain and the SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital Foundation - Jefferson City were formed to support the hospitals’ mission – to reveal the healing presence of God. You have several options when selecting a way to contribute to your Foundation of choice. You may choose to recognize caregivers, honor a loved one's memory or contribute to a specific cause. Here are some ways you can contribute:

  • Guardian Angel Program
    A Guardian Angel donation is a great way to recognize a caregiver team, physician, nurse, staff member or volunteer that exemplified exceptional care to you or a loved one. The team or caregiver is recognized by hospital administration and employees while the donation made contributes to the purchase state-of-the-art equipment, educational programs and more.
  • Memorial Gifts
    Honor the memory of a loved one by making an outright contribution to the hospital that cared for your loved one.
  • Outright Contributions
    An outright contribution includes cash, securities (stocks, bonds and mutual fund shares), tangible personal property or real estate. Contributions from retirement accounts can also be beneficial to both the charity and the donor.  

Gift Planning​

Charitable gift planning is a great way to leave a lasting legacy for your community. Contact your Foundation if your are interested in implementing one of the following charitable giving methods:

  • Bequest
    A bequest to SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital Foundation - Audrain or the SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital Foundation - Jefferson City​ is a meaningful way to express what is important to you when your estate is distributed. You have the opportunity to provide to undesignated funds used to improve the overall level of care at the hospitals or to designated funds. Call your hospital Foundation for more information about your options. 
  • Life Insurance & Other Beneficiary Designations
    You can name SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital Foundation - Audrain or - Jefferson City as a beneficiary on your existing life insurance policy, financial accounts, or retirement accounts.  You may also wish to establish or purchase one for gifting to the hospital. Additional tax benefits may be available for this giving option. 
  • Trust
    A trust can be created to benefit yourself, your family and SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital. A living trust offers revocability, thus allowing you to retain control. 
When you give a planned gift for the future, you are leaving a legacy – a reflection of your values, priorities and commitment to support exceptional health care in Mid-Missouri. We encourage you to discuss your tax and/or financial advisor what is best for you and your financial planning and tax situation. ​
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Contact Our Foundations:

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

SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital Foundation - Audrain
(supports SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Audrain)
Director: Darla Witt​
Phone: 573-582-8368​

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