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Ways to Give

Make an Outright Gift

Outright gifts have an immediate impact on many lives. They support programs and services that improve the health and well-bring of those who rely on Metro Health Hospital for care. You can make a difference in the individuals we serve by supporting one of the programs listed in The Work We Do. Write a check or charge your credit card, a fast and easy way to make your gift. Click here to make your gift now.

Donate Securities or Other Assets

Giving stocks, bonds, and mutual funds can often provide greater tax benefits than a cash gift of equal value, especially if they were purchased on a low cost basis. It may be possible that will avoid capital gains tax – money that you would pay if you sold the property. Contact the foundation at (616) 252-5000 for more information.

Host an Event

Get together with business groups, friends and family to support the life-saving and health-restoring work of Metro Health Hospital. Whether you host a walk, benefit or golf tournament, you can have fun and help Metro patients and families. By finding new ways to engage the community and help raise funds, you support programs that provide the highest quality care to patients. Click here to learn more.

Corporate and Employee Giving

There are many ways to get your company and its employees involved. Simple ideas like a jean day or hosting your own event can raise funds for the patients and families at Metro Health. We also offer opportunities to sponsor our You Give Hope Today television program as well as our patient guide. More information available here.

Planned Giving

More information on planned giving available here.

Tribute and Memorial Giving

We all know someone special… someone we love, admire and respect. Tribute and memorial gifts are given in honor or in memory of loved ones and friends. These gifts may be given in rememberance, honor, recognition, or as an expression of love. Please contact the foundation at (616) 252-5000 for more information or memorial envelopes.

Attend or Sponsor Feelin’ Grand

Feelin’ Grand is our annual black-tie gala, benefiting a specific program or service designated each year. Enjoy an evening of dining, dancing and special entertainment as an attendee or sponsor. Contact Melissa Wesolek at (616)252-5006 for more information.

Artwork Donations

Did you know that Metro Health accepts gifts of artwork? As a matter of fact, the majority of the pieces throughout our organization have been donated. For details, please see our Artwork Acceptance Policy or contact Laurie Popma at (616) 252-5003.

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift. We will do the rest. The impact of your gift to the Metro Health Hospital Foundation may be doubled or possibly tripled! Some companies also match gifts made by retirees or spouses.

 

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