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Giving Opportunities

​​SSM Health St. Mary's Foundation - Janesville offers several ways to give, to help meet your personal needs and choices. Options include:

  • Annual unrestricted gifts that can be used for the greatest needs of the hospital
  • Restricted gifts for special projects that help fulfill the hospital's mission
  • Capital campaign gifts for large capital projects for the hospital
  • Memorial and tribute gifts in memory of or in honor of a person or an event, like a birthday or anniversary. Explore the memorial brick opportunities​ in our Healing Garden. 

There Are Several Ways to Support Your Hospital

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.

Life Insurance & Other Beneficiary Designations

You can name SSM Health St. Mary’s Foundation 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.


A bequest to SSM Health St. Mary's Foundation 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 SSM Health St. Mary's Foundation for more information about your options. 


A trust can be created to benefit yourself, your family and SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Janesville. A living trust offers revocability, thus allowing you to retain control. ​

Current giving opportunities include:

  • Unrestricted fund (used for the greatest needs identified by hospital Administration)
  • Healing Garden fund
  • Equipment fund
  • Chapel fund​

Donations to the foundation are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.
Call 608-373-8015 for more information.