Frequently Asked Questions About St. Vincent's HealthCare Foundation

Q. Why is my gift important?

A. Charitable gifts to St. Vincent's HealthCare Foundation help ensure the continuation of the Daughters of Charity Mission of Christ's healing ministry and advocacy of the poor.

All restricted gifts are used to support programs and services based on the donor's wishes. All unrestricted gifts are used throughout the health system where the need is greatest.

Q. What methods of payment does the Foundation accept?

A. St. Vincent's HealthCare Foundation accepts donations online; cash or checks; American Express, MasterCard, Visa credit cards; and donations of appreciated assets such as stocks, bonds, real estate, etc.

Q. Are my donations tax deductible?

A. St. Vincent's HealthCare Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Your donation is tax deductible in accordance with IRS Regulations.

Q. May I make a gift in honor or memory of someone?

A. Yes, gifts may be made to honor or memorialize someone. The Foundation notifies the person you designate, informing them of the gift (the amount of the gift is not disclosed), and an acknowlegement is sent to you.