The Valley County Health System Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization. The Foundation’s mission is to seek, receive and administer donations and gifts for the sole benefit of Valley County Health System.
The Foundation's number one priority is enhancing and sustaining high-quality healthcare in Central Nebraska.
You can help us fulfill that mission.
Ways to Make Your Legacy Gift for a Healthy Community!
Bequest by Will: You can make a charitable gift by designating a percentage or a specific dollar amount of your estate. This type of gift qualifies for the charitable estate tax deduction.
Beneficiary Designations: Many financial accounts, CDs, mutual
funds, annuities and life insurance policies allow you to make a
charitable gift using beneficiary designations.
Appreciated Property: Gifts of stocks, bonds, mutual funds and real property qualify for a charitable income tax deduction, avoid capital gains taxes and reduce potential estate taxes.
Retirement Plans: You can make a charitable gift using the beneficiary designation of your IRA, 401(K) or other retirement plan. This type of gift avoids estate and income taxation on the assets accumulated tax-free during your lifetime.
Gifts of Life: Insurance Life insurance offers flexible ways to make a charitable gift of an existing or new policy.
Gifts that Provide Income: You can make a gift now, get immediate tax benefits, ensure that you or a loved one receives income payments for life and make a future charitable gift.
You may give a general donation or choose one of the following funds:
- Greatest need
- Endowment (To view more information about the Foundation's Endowment Fund with the Nebraska Community Foundation click here)
- Building Fund
- Home Health/Hospice
- Nursing Home
- Acute Care
- Physical Therapy
- Education and Emergency Medical Services
- Outpatient Services
- Good Beginnings
- Cardiac Rehabilitation
Designated a “publicly-supported organization” by the Internal Revenue Service, all gifts to the Valley County Health System Foundation are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.
You may also donate in memory of a friend or loved one. His or her name will be inscribed in our A Gift of Life book on display in the hospital lobby and at Ord Memorial Chapel.
For more information visit the Foundation website at www.vchsf-ord.org or call 308.728.3011.
Gold Star Award
Melissa shows each patient compassion and genuine concern. Melissa takes the time with each patient to explain the procedure they are going to have and comforts them from beginning to end, explaining everything step by step. Melissa wraps warm blankets around patients when they are cold, she visits with them while they are having their procedures. Melissa gives them comfort with her caring voice and manner. Melissa connects with the patient by looking into their eyes and reassuring them about the procedure they will be having. Melissa takes the time to ensure the patients' trust, she shows each patient the utmost respect. Melissa takes on the ownership by always putting the patient's needs first. She completes each task given everyday to the best of her ability and with the highest integrity. Melissa always gives a helping hand to all associates in her department and throughout the facility. She always greets patients and associates with the sweetest smile, making everyone feel welcome!
Thank you for always going above and beyond.