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Frequently Asked Questions about the Foundation

How do I make a gift to Methodist Healthcare Foundation?

Your generous donation helps Methodist Healthcare provide high quality, compassionate patient- and family-centered care to all of our patients. You can make a donation in the following ways:

Donate online using a credit card. 
• Make a gift by phone by calling 901.516.0500 Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST. If you need to call after hours, please leave a message, and we will be back in touch with you as soon as possible.
• Mail your donation by completing our Printable Donation Form (PDF) and sending it to the following address:

Methodist Healthcare Foundation
P.O. Box 42048
Memphis, TN 38174-2048

Have you received my donation?

To confirm that we have received your donation, call 901.516.0500 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. CST. If you need to call after hours, please leave a message, and we will be back in touch with you as soon as possible.

How do I make a bequest to the Methodist Healthcare Foundation?

For more information about planned gifts, please contact Mark Billingsley at 901.516.0509.

I am interested in making a gift for a designated purpose. Whom should I contact?

For information on establishing a gift to benefit a particular area of the hospital or priority need, please call 901.516.0500.

What are the different ways to give?

Unrestricted Gifts:  When you choose to make your charitable donation unrestricted, we will utilize your gift to support the area of greatest need within our healthcare system.
Memorial and Honorarium Gifts:  Donate in a loved one's memory or honor. Memorial and honorarium gifts can also be designated to benefit a specific area within the healthcare system, such as Hospice.
Matching Gifts:  If your employer offers a matching gift program, when you make a contribution to the Methodist Healthcare Foundation, we will receive an additional gift on your behalf. 
Planned Giving:  Your deferred gift of cash, real estate, life insurance or securities to Methodist Healthcare Foundation can help patients for many years to come.
Designated Gifts:  You may designate your donations to benefit one of the areas we raise funds for, found here