Your giving impacts lives and enhances health care, every day.
We all know that giving helps others, and research shows that giving can also boost your own physical and mental health. Your giving will also support pressing health needs and ensure medical care is available to all who need it. No matter the size or purpose, every gift you make has an impact at Yuma Regional Medical Center.
The Foundation of Yuma Regional Medical Center is the hospital’s fundraising and charitable arm. Our mission is to advance the delivery of state-of-the-art health care in a loving, compassionate, patient and family-centered environment. The needs continue to be great, yet the resources are often limited. It is through generous planned gifts, transformational grants, creative and entertaining fundraising events and individual donations from members of the community that we can fulfill our mission. It is our privilege and responsibility to raise funds to enhance the patient experience and advance patient outcomes.
We invite you to collaborate with us in making a difference for our community – for your community – and in pursuit of our vision to provide the finest health care possible. All gifts to the Foundation are tax-deductible and will benefit areas of greatest need, or you may direct your gift where it is needed most, in an area you care deeply about or for a priority program or service. Gifts can also be made in memory or honor of a loved one or a Yuma Regional caregiver.
Areas to Support
The Foundation focuses on several service areas where support can have the greatest impact. We are grateful for the generosity of our donors and welcome the opportunity to apply your gifts to the areas that are most meaningful to you.
Women and Children's Health
Medical Education and Scholarships
Ways to Donate
Your generosity and support will truly make a difference. Without it, we would not make the positive impacts in the community that provide healing today and healthy tomorrows. Your gift to the Foundation is tax-deductible and will benefit our areas of greatest need, or you may direct your gift to a specific fund. Gifts can also be made in memory or honor of a loved one or Yuma Regional caregiver. DONATE NOW
You can choose to have your donation applied to a specific program funded by the Foundation, or you may request to have it benefit the area of greatest need. Consider making your gift in the name of a loved one as a meaningful way to honor his or her legacy. Make a secure online donation today.
Gifts of appreciated stock help us carry out the charitable work we do for our community. Your contribution in the form of a stock transfer can truly make a difference. Your financial consultant can advise you of the tax deductibility of your donation.
How to Make a Gift of Stock
1. Initiate the Transfer.
Securities can be gifted to the Foundation of Yuma Regional Medical Center (“the Foundation”) via electronic transfer. You must contact your broker to initiate the transfer. If you hold the stock in certificate form, or if you would like to transfer shares of mutual funds, please contact us at 928-336-7045 for detailed transfer instructions.
2. Send the Securities to the Foundation.
Ask your broker to donate through the Foundation’s account at Wells Fargo. The following information will assist you and your broker in making the transfer:
Account Name: Foundation of Yuma Regional Medical Center
Account Number: 5180-8490
3. Inform the Foundation of the Gift.
To assist us in processing your gift and sending a tax receipt, it is important that you notify the Foundation and provide the following information by email or U.S. mail:
- Your name and address
- Name of stock
- Number of securities transferred
- Approximate date of transfer
Foundation of Yuma Regional Medical Center
2400 S. Avenue A
Yuma, AZ 85364
Planned giving can establish a legacy for yourself or your family and gives you a voice in how your donations will be used, knowing that you are supporting causes and programs that are important to you. Your gift may also provide tax benefits for you or your heirs. Your financial planner can guide you through your best options.
The Foundation’s Legacy Society of Planned Giving honors your visionary contribution to advance our mission of supporting a healthy community through philanthropy and ensuring that our vision of healing for today, educating for tomorrow, and preparing for the future will endure for many generations to come. There are several ways to participate in our Legacy Society of Planned Giving, including:
- A charitable bequest through your will. You may choose a gift of cash, securities, property or other owned assets. If you already have a will, you can contact your attorney to add a codicil reflecting your intention to make a charitable bequest.
- A gift of tangible personal property that you own, including real estate, artwork, collectibles or vehicles.
- Designation of the Foundation as a beneficiary. Name the Foundation of Yuma Regional Medical Center as a beneficiary of a trust, your retirement plan, life insurance policy or commercial annuity.
If you would like to include the Foundation in your estate planning, please contact our Executive Director, Jackie Woodwell, who will be glad to guide you through this process and answer any questions you may have.
Your donation can go even further with a matching gift program from your employer. Check with your company or visit charitynavigator.org to search for its matching gift program, the minimum donation, maximum match and matching ratio.
Express your appreciation for healthcare professionals at Yuma Regional by making a donation in their honor and in recognition of the compassionate care you received.
Making a gift in the name of a loved one can be a very meaningful way to honor their legacy.
You and/or an organization you belong to can host an event to raise funds for the Foundation of Yuma Regional Medical Center by naming the Foundation as the beneficiary of the funds raised. How to Create Your Own Fundraiser.
The annual Foundation of Yuma Regional Medical Center golf tournament is a longstanding, community-acclaimed event hosted at Desert Hills Golf Course. Proceeds from this event provide support for a variety of the Foundation’s initiatives, including our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), scholarships and more. We welcome and applaud the many volunteers who help make this event possible.
Events and Fundraisers
Fundraising events are at the core of our work to help secure resources for vital community programs and services. You can support these efforts by participating in or hosting a fundraising event for the Foundation.