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The Phelps Health Foundation serves as the philanthropic arm of Phelps Health to support the hospital’s mission to provide high-quality, accessible healthcare. Established in 1996, the Phelps Health Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization that provides for the healthcare needs of our community through fundraising and philanthropic support.

Ways to Give

There are a number of ways to make contributions to the Phelps Health Foundation. Your thoughtful gift contributions are tax deductible to the current extent of the law and are greatly appreciated. Click here to see contact information for each giving avenue. 

Planned Giving

A planned gift is a lasting investment in the Phelps Health Foundation. Each gift helps advance Phelps Health’s mission to provide high-quality, accessible healthcare. Leave a legacy for tomorrow by considering a gift to the Phelps Health Foundation in your will, trust or estate plan.

For more information, or to request a complimentary copy of Five Wishes, which outlines advance care planning as part of your overall estate planning, contact Marsha Rana Wayman, CFRE, at (573) 458-7946 or mwayman@phelpshealth.org.

Grateful Patient

With a donation in the amount of your choice, your notes of appreciation will be shared on our Tree of Gratitude at the Phelps Health Foundation office and throughout the Phelps Health campus. All proceeds benefit the Phelps Health Foundation Mission Fund, which supports all Phelps Health programs and individual patient needs. 

Doctors’ Day – Doctors’ Day is recognized nationally on March 30, but we honor our physicians and their teams all year. Share your words of gratitude here

Nurses Appreciation – Nurses Week is recognized nationally from May 6-12, but we celebrate all that our nurses do all year. Show your words of gratitude here.

Healthcare Heroes – We honor all that our healthcare heroes do – every day of the year. Share your words of gratitude for nonclinical staff, colleagues and other healthcare support heroes in our community who have made an impact here.

Tribute and Memorial Gifts

A gift in honor or memory of a loved one, friend or associate can be the most appropriate way to express a lasting tribute. To honor someone at an important milestone in his or her life, such as a birthday or anniversary, is an ideal way to give a special gift to that person.

Special Events and Sponsorships

The Phelps Health Foundation holds several special events each year to benefit the mission to provide high-quality, accessible healthcare for our community. Learn more about our special events registration and sponsorship opportunities below.  

Butterfly Release 

Golf Classic 

Endowment Fund

The endowment fund is an investment held by the Phelps Health Foundation and is used to fulfill the future needs of Phelps Health. For more information, contact Marsha Rana Wayman, CFRE, at (573) 458-7946 or mwayman@phelpshealth.org. You also may request a complimentary copy of Five Wishes, which outlines advance care planning as a part of your overall estate planning.

Employee Giving

Creating change in our community begins with us. You may initiate participation at any time through payroll deduct, or make a gift through a credit card.

Employee Giving Enrollment

Physician Giving Circle Enrollment

1951 Club

1951 is an important year for Phelps Health, because it was when the hospital was established. For $19.51 per month, you can be a part of the Phelps Health legacy by supporting the improvement of health and wellness of people in our region. Click here to join

As a 1951 Club member, you will receive Foundation newsletters with upcoming events and see how your gift is making a difference in the people Phelps Health serves.

Join 1951 Club 

Mission Fund

The Mission Fund provides philanthropic support to Phelps Health programs that serve the mission to provide high-quality, accessible healthcare. Beginning in January 2022, all Phelps Health staff initiating a request must complete the Phelps Health Mission Fund Program NetLearning course. Please contact Human Resources to learn more. All requests can be submitted for consideration through the online request form or you can print the form to mail or email back to us.