Your Support Makes a Difference

The St. Charles Hospital Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the hospital. The generosity of our donors, corporate partners and benefactors allows us to continue our over 100-years-old mission to provide care to all in need. You support programs and services that ensure the best medical care is provided to our patients when you donate to the St. Charles Hospital Foundation.

Call 631-474-6465 to contact the St. Charles Hospital Foundation.

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Support the St. Charles Hospital Foundation

As not-for-profit caregivers, we rely on the generosity of people such as yourself—with most of our support coming from individual donors. This giving spirit helps us to deliver the highest quality of health care and services to our community. Thank you for supporting St. Charles Hospital.

All donations made through the St. Charles Hospital Foundation are tax-deductible.

Donate Online

Download Donation Form

Please mail the completed form to:

St. Charles Hospital
200 Belle Terre Road
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Attention: Hospital Foundation

Make the check payable to "St. Charles Hospital Foundation." You may specify the program or service you would like your donation to support.

Additional ways to give include:

  • Annual gifts or donations
  • Corporate giving
  • Third-party events

Call 631-474-6465 to contact the St. Charles Hospital Foundation.

Planned Giving at St. Charles

Making a planned gift is a wonderful way to show your support and appreciation for St. Charles Hospital and its mission while accommodating your own personal, financial, estate-planning and philanthropic goals.

With smart planning, you may actually increase the size of your estate and/or reduce the tax burden on your heirs. Just as important, you will know that you have made a meaningful contribution to ensure the future of St. Charles Hospital.

Call 631-474-6465 to contact the St. Charles Hospital Foundation.

How it works:

  • You include a bequest provision in your will or revocable trust.
  • At your death, St. Charles Hospital receives the bequest you specified.

Benefits:

  • You may change your bequest or trust designation at any time.
  • You control the funding property during your lifetime.
  • Your bequest or trust designation will not be subject to any potential federal estate tax.
  • You provide future support for St. Charles Hospital.

 

How it works:

  • You can send unendorsed stock certificates by registered mail or instruct your broker to make the transfer from your account to our account.
  • You receive an income-tax deduction.
  • St. Charles Hospital may keep or sell the securities.

Benefits:

  • You receive a federal income-tax deduction for the full fair-market value of the securities.
  • You avoid long-term capital-gain tax on any appreciation in the value of the stock.
  • Your gift will support St. Charles Hospital as you designate.

How it works:

  • You name St. Charles Hospital as beneficiary for part or all of your retirement-plan benefits.
  • Funds are transferred by plan administrator as you wish or upon death.

Benefits:

  • No federal income tax is due on the funds that pass to St. Charles Hospital.
  • No federal estate tax on the funds.
  • You make a significant gift for the programs you support at St. Charles Hospital.

How it works:

  • You assign all the rights in your insurance policy to St. Charles Hospital, designate us as irrevocable beneficiary, and then receive an income-tax deduction.
  • St. Charles Hospital may surrender the policy for its cash value or hold it and receive the proceeds at your death.

Benefits:

  • You receive a federal income-tax deduction.
  • If premiums remain to be paid, you can receive income-tax deductions for contributions to St. Charles Hospital to pay these premiums.
  • You can make a substantial gift on the installment plan.
  • St. Charles Hospital receives a gift they can use now or hold for the future.

How it works:

  • You make a gift of your closely held stock to St. Charles Hospital and get a qualified appraisal to determine its value.
  • You receive a charitable income-tax deduction for the full fair-market value of the stock.
  • St. Charles Hospital may keep the stock or offer to sell it back to your company.

Benefits:

  • You receive an income-tax deduction for the fair-market value of stock.
  • You pay no capital-gain tax on any appreciation.
  • Your company may repurchase the stock, thereby keeping your ownership interest intact.
  • St. Charles Hospital receives a significant gift.

In addition to financial donations, St. Charles Hospital accepts in-kind donations, such as unwrapped toys and gifts for our patients. We accept in-kind donations all year, not just at Christmas time.

Before you decide to donate in-kind items to St. Charles, please contact the Foundation office to confirm that we are currently in need of the item(s) you wish to donate and to schedule a drop-off appointment.

Call the St. Charles Hospital Foundation at 631-474-6465.