Support Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Make a gift to support Vassar Brothers Medical Center.

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Find out more about the many ways you can support Nuvance Health® programs and services at Vassar Brothers Medical Center.

Ways You Can Give

We offer many ways to give to Vassar Brothers Medical Center, including:

  • Make an online gift
    Make a gift using our secure online form. Select Vassar Brothers Medical Center under the “designation” field.
  • Tribute gift
    Give in memory or honor of a loved one, or to honor a caregiver who has made a difference. Use our secure online form.
  • Grateful patients and families
    Our Grateful Patient and Families Program offers you an opportunity to thank the doctors, nurses and other caregivers who made a difference for you or a loved one. Learn more
  • Give stocks or securities
    To make a gift of publicly traded stocks or securities, please direct your broker to transfer the securities to our account at Merrill Lynch. Here is the account information you will need.
  • Giving by mail

    Make a donation by mailing in a check to our secure lockbox. Here is the information you will need: Please make check payable to Foundation for Vassar Brothers Medical Center and mail your gift to us at:

    The Foundation for Vassar Brothers Medical Center
    P.O. Box 22539
    New York, NY 10087-2539

  • Donor Advised Funds (DAF) 
    Make a gift through your donor-advised fund.
  • Make a planned gift
    You can make future gifts to Vassar Brothers Medical Center through wills, bequests and planned giving. Plan my gift.
  • Do it yourself: create your own event or fundraiser
    Explore the many ways you can develop new partnerships and support our mission. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Causes You Can Support

Learn more about other causes you can support at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, including:

  • Greatest needs
    Make a gift in support of the greatest needs of Vassar Brothers Medical Center using our secure online form.
  • Nursing education
    Please consider honoring our nurses with a gift to support advanced nursing education. Give to nursing education.
  • Staff support
    A gift of appreciation for our healthcare staff recognizes the work they do each and every day. Make a gift to the Nuvance Health Staff Support Fund.
  • Patient Pavilion

    Please consider making a gift in support of the patient pavilion. Your support will help us continue providing quality healthcare with the level of sophistication we’re known for.


Get answers to frequently asked questions about giving to Vassar Brothers Medical Center.

  • Will I receive a receipt for tax purposes? How quickly?
    Yes, you will receive a receipt within two weeks. For online gifts, you receive an email as soon as the transaction is complete. The email thanks you for your gift and serves as your receipt.
  • How do I give to a specific Vassar Brothers Medical Center program?

    To be sure your gift is applied to the appropriate program, take the following steps:

    When mailing a check:

    • Include a note or write the program name in the check’s memo line.

    For online gifts:

    • Select the program in the dropdown menu.
    • If your preferred program is not listed, select “other” and type it in.
    • You can also include a comment on the donation form.
  • How do I make an anonymous gift?

    If you wish to remain anonymous:

    When mailing a check: Include a note explaining that you wish to give anonymously.

    For online gifts: In the online form, check the box indicating “I would like this gift to remain anonymous.”

  • How can I ensure the intended recipient receives my gift?
    By law, a gift must be applied in the manner designated by the donor. When you select a specific hospital, department or program, that is precisely where the gift will go.
  • Whom can I contact if I have questions?  

    You can email us at For mail or phone inquiries, we can be reached at:
    The Foundation for Vassar Brothers Medical Center
    45 Reade Place
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
    Phone: (845) 437-3050

    To discuss your gift, please contact Allison Morris at (845) 230-1419 or

    To learn more about events, contact Susan Kania at (203) 739-7354 or

Learn all about it

Read the 2023 Nuvance Health Impact Report, a publication that highlights Nuvance Health's impact on our communities as well as how philanthropy makes a real difference in the health and well-being of our communities.

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