CMH Foundation

CMH Foundation

CMH Foundation logoWhat is the CMH Foundation?

Founded in 1998, the CMH Foundation is a community-based, tax-exempt organization created to provide donors a way to contribute to the continued growth and enhancement of health care services at Community Memorial Hospital in Hicksville, Ohio.

Funds and their purposes are listed below:

Development Fund

To be used where needed most as directed by the CMH Foundation Board of Directors.

Scholarship Fund

To provide scholarships for students pursuing a career in a medical field.

Endowment Fund

A permanent capital fund that will support the mission of Community Memorial Hospital forever. The principle is not accessible, but the interest is used to benefit Community Memorial Hospital.

Capital/Building Fund

Funds are used to make improvements to hospital and clinic properties, and to purchase equipment.

Ways To Give:

Tribute Gifts

A contribution in memory of a deceased friend or relative, or in honor of a special person, doctor, or hospital employee is an especially meaningful tribute.

Planned Gifts

Planned giving provides a method for donors to make gifts to Community Memorial Hospital and also enjoy favorable financial, tax-saving, and income consequences.

Outright Gifts

You can make a gift of cash, stocks, bonds, real estate, or other assets to the CMH Foundation. Your charitable gift qualifies for tax advantages under federal law.

Bequest by Will

You can designate a portion of your estate to the CMH Foundation and, in some cases, receive a substantial reduction in federal gift and estate taxes.

Beneficiary Designation

You can name the CMH Foundation as a direct or contingency beneficiary of all or a portion of your retirement funds, IRAs, life insurance policies, and other assets.

Annuities and Trusts

A variety of annuity and trust methods can be customized to accomplish your charitable and personal goals. Charitable Gift Annuities, Charitable Remainder Trusts, and Charitable Lead Trusts are three opportunities you may want to discuss with your professional advisor.

We are happy to work with you and your professional advisor to determine the best giving method(s) to accomplish your charitable and personal goals. Contact Kevin Wannemacher, at 419-542-5696. 

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Past Projects of the CMH Foundation:

The CMH Foundation raised over $600,000 for the new hospital and the Aquatic Therapy Pool projects, and in early 2012, announced a campaign to raise $250,000 to relocate and enlarge the Respiratory and Laboratory Departments.

The CMH Foundation has also provided more than $400,000 for equipment and other hospital needs. Some of these are listed below:

  • Radiology Equipment
  • Physician Recruitment
  • Bilirubin Monitor for OB
  • Care-A-Van
  • Patient/Financial Software
  • Orthopedics - Fracture Table
  • Health Fit - Recumbent Bicycles
  • X-ray Equipment for Fort Wayne clinic
  • Blanket Warmer
  • Epidural Pump
  • Patient Lift for Aquatic Therapy Pool
  • Audio / Visual Upgrade for Community Room 1 & 2
  • Treadmill for Healthfit
  • Hi / Lo Bed for Med - Surg
  • Bladder Scanner
  • Ortho Instruments 
  • Couch / Bed OB

CMH Foundation is a 501c3 organization whose purpose to support the mission of Community Memorial Hospital.

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