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Gifts & Pledges

Every gift made to the foundation is important and enriches the care Deaconess provides to our community. In gratitude for your contributions, we recognize donors in our newsletters and on our recognition wall. This wall is updated regularly and includes Major Donors, The Cornerstone Society, The President’s Society and Memorial Gifts.
Major Donors are recognized for cumulative gifts of $25,000 or more
  • Sustainers - $25,000 - $49,999
  • Benefactors - $50,000 - $74,999
  • Special Friends - $75,000 - $99,999
  • Patrons - $100,000 - $499,999
  • Associates - $500,000 - $999,999
  • Fellow - $1,000,000 +
The President’s Society includes individuals who have donated $1,000 or more throughout the year, excluding special event activities.

The Cornerstone Society is comprised of individuals who have made planned gifts to the foundation through wills, bequests, life insurance policies or other methods of planned giving.

Memorial Gifts are a special way to honor loved ones by donating to the Deaconess Foundation in their name. All memorial gifts are recognized quarterly. When a memorial fund for a particular person reaches $1,000 in cumulative giving, the deceased person’s name will be permanently added to the cumulative giving display.
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