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
Mark Deaton started the Respiratory Therapy Department at Valley County Hospital 25 years ago. Since then, he has worked at many other hospitals, including Minneapolis Children’s Hospital. We are very fortunate that he has returned to VCHS. Since we have hired Mark, he has taken the bull by the horns and suggested several new process changes that needed to be implemented. In addition, he has also tackled the annual FIT testing for our associates. He is a self-starter and his positive attitude in the midst of a stressful situation is admirable! Thanks Mark for all that you are doing and have already done for VCHS…we are glad to have you back after all this time!
Congratulations Mark, you are a Gold Shining Star!