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

Mary Maret

Mary is always willing to help where ever needed. She is always smiling and makes everyone feel welcomed. Mary takes time out of busy work day to lend a hand to Co-Associates and patients.

Mary noticed that a couple was having quite a time getting to acute care to visit a patient. They sat for a while admiring the beautiful scenery and after a moment of catching their breath the gentleman asked Mary if they could borrow a wheel chair. Mary being Mary responded "Wait here for one minute." She re-appeared with a wheel chair and wheeled the visiting lady to the room of the patient that they were here to visit. Her husband walking beside his wife as they journeyed down the hall. Happy conversation, smiles and laughter took the place of a difficult journey.

Mary showed, compassion, ownership, respect, integrity and most of all shared a great moment of trust with the visiting couple. People taking care of people, that's why we all are here! Mary you are a Gold Shining Star!

CONGRATULATIONS!

 

 

 


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