Foundation

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
  • X-ray/Lab
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Van/Transportation

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.

 

Associate Recognition

Gold Star Award

Marcy Shafer, Catie Larsen and Claire Bredthauer

This great team organized and hosted the 11th Annual Associate Picnic and did a wonderful job! They put much thought and effort into each and every detail making sure that our associates had an enjoyable evening with their families and coworkers. The planning they put into the meals, children’s events and prizes was very time consuming and they didn’t leave anything to chance.

Marcy Shafer, Catie Larsen and Claire Bredthauer hosted the picnic at a very busy time for Human Resources, while we working on the completion of the Long Term Care Transition. They had been putting in long days to complete everything and they did so with a smile and positive attitude. 
They went above and beyond our VCHS values and provided fantastic, courteous, customer service to the associates of both the VCHS and VVSV teams. In addition, they helped transition our insurance coverage. With so many projects going on, we couldn’t be more proud of them and we are so grateful for the help and leadership they demonstrated throughout these huge projects! Congratulations!!

Congratulations Marcy, Catie and Claire!


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