Give in the Way That Works for You

Every contribution, no matter the size, helps support the much-needed care, programs and services Community Memorial Health System (CMHS) provides for our community. Your generosity allows us to makes a meaningful, lasting difference in countless lives.

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Giving in Other Meaningful Ways

Throughout the year, we offer different ways to give- including our annual appeal, special events and gifts made in honor/memoriam.

Join us for an evening of fine dining, live music and dancing, plus an awards ceremony honoring our Physician of the Year, Retired Physician of the Year and Community Member of the Year. The Benefactors’ Ball has been a Foundation tradition since 1971, and we hope to see you there as we continue the tradition this year.

Grateful Patient Program

Every contribution, no matter the size helps support the much-needed care, programs and services Community Memorial Hospital provides. Our Grateful Patient program offers the opportunity to make a gift in honor of a clinician, staff or volunteer for the excellent care received at CMH.

Types of Gifts

Whether you offer a basic gift, tribute gift or planned gift, your donation is greatly appreciated and helps CMHS continue its mission of providing accessible, high-quality healthcare. Here are some examples of ways you can give:

  • Checks, cash and credit cards
  • Securities
  • Personal property
  • Real Estate
  • Gifts in kind
  • Memorial/tribute gifts
  • Gifts by will or living trust
  • Charitable remainder unitrusts
  • Charitable gift annuities
  • Charitable lead trusts
  • Life estate agreements
  • Life insurance

CMH Foundation has knowledgeable staff available to answer questions to help donors navigate the many different avenues of making planned or estate gifts. To speak with someone about planned giving or stock transfers, please call the Foundation Office at (805) 948-2881 for a no obligation consultation.