You can direct your gift to the area of greatest need or a specific fund at Saratoga Hospital, including:
Your contribution provides Saratoga Hospital with the flexibility to address the areas of greatest need. These gifts are put to immediate use in funding medical equipment, for example, or providing financial assistance to patients and their families.
Saratoga Hospital's Cancer Patient Fund provides increased support for patients and families when they need it most. Examples include assistance with travel expenses to and from treatment, help with co-payments, and monthly support groups for patients, families, and caregivers.
The Saratoga Hospital COVID-19 Response Fund provides resources to address a variety of challenges presented by the pandemic, including sourcing essential supplies and providing emergent and long-term care for patients with COVID-19.
Saratoga Hospital's Nursing Scholarship Program provides our nurses with the opportunity to pursue advanced degrees. The investment produces a nursing workforce whose knowledge, skills, and compassion have a direct impact on patient care.
The Sam Calbone Addiction Medicine Patient Fund at Saratoga Community Health Center will memorialize Angelo and Kate's son Sam and will benefit our Addiction Medicine Patient Program, which is near and dear to their hearts. As an endowed fund, it will honor Angelo and Kate-and extend their legacy- in perpetuity.
To create a lasting tribute to the Sam Calbone Addiction Medicine Patient Fund, please follow the link here.
Saratoga Community Health Center is the only facility of its kind in the greater Saratoga region providing high quality primary care, dental, behavioral health and addiction medicine services to members of our community, regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay. For many patients, the Community Health Center serves as an introduction to routine healthcare, which makes a dramatic difference in a patient's quality of life.
Legacy giving is a powerful form of philanthropy. Your planned gift will make a lasting impact.
Include language in your will: “I bequeath to Saratoga Hospital, a not-for-profit corporation established under the laws of the State of New York…[the sum of money, the following property described exactly, a stated percentage of the estate, or the rest, residue and remainder of my estate]… to be used for the benefit of Saratoga Hospital in such manner as Saratoga Hospital shall deem fit and proper.”
You can change your mind or amend your bequest at any time should your circumstances change.
Gifts to qualified charitable organizations may reduce the value of your estate for estate tax purposes.
Provide a substantial gift at little cost to yourself.
Receive an immediate tax deduction and, possibly, future deductions.
Examples include: cash, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, or personal property.
You will receive an immediate income tax deduction and avoid capital gains tax.
Receive an immediate tax deduction for the value of your home or other donated property.
Avoid capital gains tax on the value of your gift.
Benefit from tax savings by donating your property to the hospital.
Retain the right to live in your home for as long as you choose.
Expedite your gift by removing the property from probate.
Direct your gift to a specific program or allow Saratoga Hospital to use your contribution for the area of greatest need.
Direct your gift to a specific program or allow Saratoga Hospital to use your contribution for the area of greatest need. If you have received exemplary care and wish to express your appreciation, a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to show your gratitude while supporting improvements to patient care.
If you would like others to honor your loved ones by making a memorial contribution, you can include the following language in the obituary: "In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Saratoga Hospital Foundation."
We will notify the department of your generosity.
Here are some of the other ways that you or your organization can support Saratoga Hospital.
Purchase a collectible ornament that captures the spirit of Saratoga Springs. Ornaments are 24K gold on brass featuring a different historic site, building, or statue each year. Limited quantities of past ornaments are available, and you may purchase the entire collection (26 ornaments) for $250. Proceeds benefit the Saratoga Hospital Cancer Patient Fund.
Shop at smile.amazon.com, select Saratoga Hospital Foundation as your organization, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the Saratoga Hospital Foundation at no cost to you.
The Foundation hosts a variety of signature events each year to support Saratoga Hospital.
Special events offer a fun and meaningful way to get involved and support the Foundation.
The Saratoga Hospital Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Saratoga Hospital healthcare system. The Foundation conducts a full complement of philanthropic programs, including an annual campaign, memorial gifts, special events, major gifts, capital campaigns, and planned giving, all of which serve to support the mission of Saratoga Hospital and our facilities.