MCMC Foundation  

  Also See:

  Digital Mammography Campaign
  Foundation Fundraising
  Your Giving Helps
  Grant Equip. Purchased
  Susan P. Wheatlake
  (Women's Cancer/Wellness Fund)


Health care is one of the most important components of a successful community. Access to preventative services, emergency and urgent treatment as well as care for chronic conditions helps our region’s residents enjoy healthy and productive lives.

Supporting the Mecosta County Medical Center Foundation offers the opportunity to ensure that your family and friends benefit from the Medical Center’s mission, “Advanced Care With a Personal Touch.” Your generosity provides tangible encouragement to our physicians, medical staff and services personnel as they provide state-of-the-art care and support.

Please join with us in assisting the MCMC area of your choice through a tax-deductible gift. Your willingness to play an active role in one of the most important aspects of the quality of life in our community and service region is commendable.

Dr. Boss in Surgery Medical Center Focused Funds

General Fund: Supports MCMC activities and helps to meet areas of our greatest need.

Equipment Fund: Purchases healthcare MCMC Home Health Caretechnology and medical service equipment.

Physician Directed Fund: Supports projects selected by the MCMC Medical Staff.

                                Department Focused Funds

Cardiac Rehab Birthing Center Fund: MCMC’s Birthing Center offers Family Centered Maternity Care that allows our staff to practice personalized care as they welcome over 700 babies a year in a warm, comfortable and safe environment.

Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Fund: The Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Fitness Center is dedicated to helping participants restore, improve and maintain their optimal level of health.

Emergency Department Digital Mammography Fund: Bringing state-of-the-art digital imaging to the early detection of breast cancer in the Medical Imaging Department.

Emergency Department Fund: Last year, over 22,000 patients received compassionate care in our Emergency Department. Your gift will provides equipment and education for emergency nurses to ensure our patients receive the highest quality care.

Home Health Care Fund: MCMC’s Home Health 64 Slice CT Scanner Care professionals enabled 11,801 patients to receive care while they rested more comfortably and recovered faster at home.

In-Patient Rehabilitation Fund: Our Inpatient Medical Rehabilitation Center staff helps patients maximize quality of life through professional medical care, therapy and education with a personal touch.

Kempton Center for Women: Offers personalized women’s imaging services in comfortable and Inpatient Rehabilitation supportive clinical surroundings.

Medical Imaging Fund: Provides state-of-the-art medical imaging services for scheduled diagnostic and screening exams and in times of emergency

Nursing Staff with Patient Surgical Services Fund: This Fund provides for equipment and training in Ambulatory Care, Operating and Recovery Room areas.

Named Endowed Fund

Kristi Bergelin Andres Fund: Provides financial support to the coping with cancer and nutrition collections of the lending library of the Wheatlake Cancer and Wellness Center in memory and honor of Kristi Bergelin Andres.

John Hall and Scott Hall Men’s Cancer and Wellness Fund: Provides financial support cancer and wellness offerings of the Wheatlake Center for men in memory of John Hall and Scott Hall.

Mecosta County Medical Center Canadian Lakes Fund: Provides financial assistance to support Mecosta Health Services of Canadian Lakes.

Susan P. Wheatlake Women’s Cancer and Wellness Fund: Provides financial support to the Wheatlake Center, lending library and Wellness Boutique.

There are many ways to help.

Direct Contributions: The most convenient way of giving is through a direct cash gift via check or credit card. You also can enjoy tax benefits by contributing gifts of long term investments such as common stock, bonds, real estate or life insurance.

Endowment Gifts: When your goal is to create a permanent source of financial support, gifts to an endowment will best meet your objective. Only interest earnings are expended. Donors name the fund and define the criteria that will govern the expenditure of interest earnings.

Memorial Gifts: Remembering a loved one with a gift to MCMC is a meaningful way to recognize their importance.

Honor Gifts: Gifts can be made in tribute to an individual who has played a significant role in your life or for an occasion such as a birthday, anniversary or the recovery from an illness.

In-Kind Gifts: Contact us for assistance in planning for your non-monetary gift.

Estate Gifts: Naming the Medical Center in your will or estate plan is an important decision. It enables you to express your gratitude for the care you and your family have received. It also conveys your wishes to assure that this level of care be available for generations to come.

Click here to access the form to make a donation.

Please mail to:
Mecosta County Medical Center Foundation
605 Oak Street
Big Rapids, MI 49307

For further information, to make a planned gift or establish a named endowed fund, please contact:

Tom Hogenson
Executive Director 231.592.4409

Debra Jacks
Director of Planned Giving 231.592.4327

Mecosta County Medical Center
605 Oak Street, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307 (231) 796-8691