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Fundraise for SSM Health Hospice & Home Health Foundation

Create an online fundraising page and ask your friends and families to join you in supporting SSM Health at Home patients and families. All funds raised will benefit SSM Health Hospice & Home Health Foundation's life-honoring programs.

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Celebrate

Whether you're celebrating a birthday, graduation, baby shower, wedding, anniversary or another memorable moment, we're grateful you want to use your special day to benefit others. 

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Play

Golf, Bowl, Swim, Play Chess, Dance or Run. Design your own fundraising campaign around what you like to play. Have fun while supporting the needs of critically ill patients in your community.

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Remember 

Celebrate your loved one or beloved pet by fundraising for SSM Health Hospice & Home Health Foundation so we can continue to provide life-honoring programs to those we serve.

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Become a Fundraiser

Is your group, organization, or business interested in holding an event or community fundraiser?


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I start an online fundraising page?

  • We offer a user friendly platform to easily set-up and customize your page. 

I need help setting up or customizing my online fundraising page.

Where do the donations made to my fundraising page go?

  • All donations collected through online fundraising pages will support the foundation area of greatest need in the regions we serve.  As the fundraiser, you have the option to designate your campaign donations to southern Illinois or St. Louis and surrounding communities.  Please contact hospicefoundation@ssmhealth.com with questions or concerns about funding designations.

What if someone wants to donate money to my page using a check?

  • Make sure all checks are payable to “SSM Health Hospice & Home Health Foundation” (please do not enclose cash donations).
  • Print your name or team’s name on each check’s memo line so that we can record it appropriately.
  • Include whether the donor wishes to remain anonymous.
  • Is the donation from an individual or an organization?
  • If the donation is in honor or memory of an individual include the honorees full name (and death date, if appropriate). If the donor wishes someone to be notified of the donation, please include that person’s name and address.
  • Mail checks to :
SSM Health Hospice & Home Health Foundation
12312 Olive Blvd, Suite 400
Saint Louis, MO 63141
 

What should I do if I receive a cash donation?

  • We are happy to accept and receive offline donations. But, for safekeeping, please do not mail cash to us! We don’t want it to get lost en route. Instead, write a check for the donation amount and mail it in with your name on the check’s memo line and note the donor(s) name(s) and addresses(es) if possible. We’ve created a template to help you track cash and check donations.  Please email hospicefoundation@ssmhealth.com for a donation template.
  • Offer advice with your fundraiser or event
  • Provide a letter of authorization to validate the authenticity of the event and its organizers
  • Provide permission to use the SSM Health Hospice and Home Health Foundation name and logo for publicity. Please submit requests to hospicefoundation@ssmhealth.com
  • Provide tax receipts to donors who make checks payable to SSM Health Hospice and Home Health Foundation. Tax receipts will only be given to an individual that provides their first and last name and home address. If one check is written for cash gifts, a list of donors with contact information must be included. If a check is written by an organization, it will be credited to that organization or business.
  • Assist in designating your contribution to a specific foundation program or fund
  • Provide onsite staff or volunteers for fundraising events
  • Share our mailing lists, including donors, physicians, volunteers, vendors
  • Provide insurance coverage
  • Provide funding or reimbursement for expenses
  • Guarantee attendance of staff, physicians or patients at the event or check presentation
  • Provide names and/or stories of patients
  • Media coverage
  • Unless otherwise specified, all fundraising dollars will benefit the area of greatest need in the region designated.  Donations support patient and family programs including; Patient and Family Emergency Financial Assistance, Music Therapy, Comfort Touch Massage Therapy, My Legacy, MAGIC Children’s Bereavement, We Honor Veterans and more.  We recommend community fundraisers support the area of greatest need as this will allow your efforts to make the greatest impact.
  • If you would prefer to designate the program or fund your fundraising dollars support, please contact hospicefoundation@ssmehalth.com.

When referencing our entities use the complete entity name:

  • SSM Health Hospice & Home Health Foundation
  • SSM Health at Home

Entity Logo

  • When resizing, always use the corner sizing handle so as to not distort the logo.

Approval

  • All promotional materials containing SSM Heath Hospice & Home Health Foundation’s name or logo must be given written approval before being distributed to the public.  Please send materials to hospicefoundation@ssmhealth.com

Checks

  • Make sure all checks are payable to “SSM Health Hospice & Home Health Foundation” (please do not enclose cash donations).
  • Print your name or name of your fundraiser on each check’s memo line so that we can record it appropriately.
  • Include whether the donor wishes to remain anonymous.
  • Is the donation from an individual or an organization?
  • If the donation is in honor or memory of an individual include the honorees full name (and death date, if appropriate). If the donor wishes someone to be notified of the donation, please include that person’s name and address.
  • Mail checks to :
SSM Health Hospice & Home Health Foundation
12312 Olive Blvd, Suite 400
Saint Louis, MO 63141

Cash

  • We are happy to accept and receive offline donations. But, for safekeeping, please do not mail cash to us! We don’t want it to get lost en route. Instead, write a check for the donation amount and mail it in with your name on the check’s memo line and note the donor(s) name(s) and addresses(es) if possible. We’ve created a template to help you track cash and check donations.  Please email hospicefoundation@ssmhealth.com for a donation template.

 

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