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Donor opportunities

Ways to give

When you make a gift to Mercyhealth Foundation, you can choose the program or service that is near and dear to your heart.

Your charitable contributions play an important role in making good things happen for those we serve. On behalf of the many patients and families who will benefit, thank you for your generosity.

Areas to support

Autism Support Fund

The Foundation makes financial resources available to families for social skills, classes, sensory equipment, respite care, safety equipment and therapeutic materials. Learn more about the Autism Support Fund. Your contribution provides sensory and safety equipment, social skills classes and more. Donate now.

Cancer centers

Our cancer centers offer a full range of resources necessary to detect and treat cancer. Your contribution provides materials for support groups, massage therapy, iPads during chemotherapy, transportation assistance and more. Donate now.


Donors can make significant and lasting gifts that benefit the excellent medical care offered by Mercyhealth. Your contribution provides a stable and growing source of funding now and into the future for important purposes specified by the donor. Contact us to discuss donor opportunities: 815.971.4143.

Gifts of Gratitude

Have you received exceptional care and want to recognize your caregiver in a unique way? The Gifts of Gratitude program offers you the opportunity to show appreciation to the doctor, nurse or other staff member who played a special role in your care. Your gift helps ensure that future patients continue to receive the high level of care you experienced during your time at Mercyhealth. When we receive your donation, your caregiver will be given a letter of recognition and a special memento to recognize them as an individual who provided a positive patient experience. Donate now.

Greatest needs

One option for making a gift to the Foundation is to contribute to our general fund, which provides assistance to help purchase innovative equipment and funding for capital improvement projects. Donate now.

Hospice support

Mercyhealth Hospice offers comfort, compassion and support through at the end of life. Your contribution provides pet care needs for hospice patients through Pet Peace of Mind, We Honor Veterans® services, supplies for Making Memories events and other end-of-life celebrations. Donate now.

House of Mercy Homeless Center

Since 1996, the House of Mercy Homeless Center in Janesville has provided shelter and support to more than 8,000 people, half of whom are children. Residents are not only given a comfortable bed, warm meals and a safe place to call home, they also receive resources and counseling to make a fresh start. View the House of Mercy Wish List. Your contribution provides rental deposits, educational expenses, childcare expenses and more. Donate now.

Javon Bea Hospital-Riverside

There are a variety of ways you, your family or business can make a financial gift. You can target your donation to specific areas within the Riverside campus or its surrounding grounds. For each area, there are specific gift values associated with each opportunity, and all gifts will be recognized by naming rights and a standard-size plaque. Contact us to discuss donor opportunities: 815.971.4143.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Our NICU provides care to our smallest patients and their families to give them the best start at life. Your contribution provides care and comfort items, such as knit caps and stuffed animals, and funding for special events for babies and their families. Donate now.

Prehospital and emergency medical services training

We train EMS professionals to offer patients the best possible outcome…a second chance at life. Your contribution provides funding for scholarships for paramedic students and specialized, lifesaving equipment for area EMS agencies. Donate now.

Residency Program Fund

The Mercyhealth Residency Programs train residents to practice compassionate and holistic health care with a passion for making lives better. By donating to this fund, you will help support the training of new residents, many of whom continue to practice at Mercyhealth. Your donation helps ensure the ongoing success of our program, and funds research projects, education, speakers, wellness events and more. Donate now.

Ronald McDonald Care Mobile

The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile at Mercyhealth is a doctor's office on wheels, and provides free preventive health care to children who are uninsured, underinsured or receive Medicaid or state care. Services include immunizations, screenings, physicals and well-child exams, and are performed by a Mercyhealth family nurse practitioner. Donate now.

Women's Centers

Mercyhealth Women's Centers support women at every stage of their lives. Your contribution provides free mammograms for women in need, plus specialized medical equipment. Donate now.