Ways to Give to the BCH Foundation
Mail or deliver a financial contribution to the Bertrand Chaffee Hospital Foundation, 224 East Main Street, Springville, NY 14141. An optional donation form is available to print and mail with your gift.
Unrestricted funds are allocated by the foundation board for hospital and nursing home needs that cannot be met with operating funds.
Secure online donations are accepted through Paypal. Please indicate if this is a memorial/tribute gift, or if you would like to direct it to a specific department or program.
General Donations to the BCH Foundation
Gifts to the BCH Foundation go to equipment purchases and upgrades, building improvements to the hospital and the Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home, and scholarships for employees.
Memorial and Tribute Donations
If giving a donation in memory or in honor of an individual, please include that information in the comment box at checkout. The Foundation will follow up with you for any special instructions or acknowledgements that you would like sent.
Create a Memorial Gift
Honor or remember relatives and friends with a memorial donation. Names are recorded in the hospital’s Memory Book, located in the BCH lobby.
Celebrate Local Healthcare
For your next birthday, anniversary or other special occasion, ask your family and friends to make a donation in your honor to support local healthcare. Request a celebration kit or call our office at (716) 592-2871 ext. 1485.
There are opportunities for donors to provide support for one-time equipment and facility needs for the hospital and nursing home. If you or your family would like to make a gift to meet one of those needs, in full or in part, please call the Foundation office at (716) 592-2871 ext. 1485.
Leave a Legacy
Include the Foundation in your will or estate plan by talking to your attorney or financial planner, and share those wishes with your family and advisors. Or, consider naming the Foundation as a beneficiary for your life insurance policy.
If your employer participates in the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County annual campaign, you can direct your gift through that to the Bertrand Chaffee Hospital Foundation.
Donate Your Cans and Bottles
When dropping of cans and bottles for deposit at the Can Man in Springville, ask that those nickels be applied to the Bertrand Chaffee Hospital Foundation. Those cents add up each month!
BCH and JBR employees can participate in payroll deduction, starting at any time during the year. The average gift each payroll is about $5, and any amount each paycheck can add up to a meaningful gift. Ask HR or Kara Kane for a form or for more information.
Gifts in Kind
Do you have extra time during the week? Is your volunteer or civic organization looking for a service project? Would your business be willing to offer its services or expertise in a meaningful way? If the answer to any of those questions is “yes,” the Foundation wants to hear from you! Please call (716) 592-2871 ext. 1485.