Why Donate to PMC?
As a non-profit health care provider, PMC has always relied on the generous support of our community. Your donations are vital in helping PMC meet its mission:
We work collaboratively to meet the needs and improve the health of the residents of central Vermont.
The charitable giving of individuals, families, businesses and organizations has ensured that primary care, acute care and extended care has been accessible and of high quality in central Vermont for nearly 100 years.
Ways You Can Donate
PMC has several programs to choose from:
Annual Fund – Make contributing to this fund a yearly tradition as you help ensure PMC remains central to your well being. When giving to the Annual Fund, the donor does not specify where the contribution is to be used. Rather, the donor entrusts that this unrestricted gift will be thoughtfully used by the medical center where the need is greatest.
Memorial Gifts – Granting a gift of remembrance is a meaningful way of making a tribute in memory of someone special and dear to you.
Honor Gifts – Expressing your gratitude for the care your physician, nurse or health care professional provided by making a gift to PMC in their honor is another way of contributing to the high quality, comprehensive care offered at PMC.
Auxiliary Events – Auxiliary-administered businesses and fundraising events throughout the year provide continuing sources of income for our yearly initiatives, Events may change yearly. For tickets.
Helen Porter Rehabilitation and Nursing Home – A gift to Helen Porter Nursing Home can specifically be used to support the Licensed Nursing Assistant Scholarship Fund or the Helen Porter Activity Fund.
How to Donate
Contributions may be made in several forms:
Cash – This is perhaps the simplest way to contribute and cash gifts are tax-deductible according to law.
Credit Card Payments – PMC accepts: Master Card, Visa, Discover and American Express
Pledge Gifts – Pledge gifts allow multi-year commitments that are fulfilled over a period of generally three to five years. These gifts allow a donor to make a substantial commitment while dividing the fulfillment of the gift into smaller contributions.
Endowments – Endowment Fund Investing in the future of PMC, gifts to the endowment fund are gifts that may last forever (in perpetuity) or until the organization achieves a specified objective.
Securities – Making a gift of appreciated assets, such as stocks, offers a two-fold benefit to the donor. The tax deduction is equal to the fair market value of the donated securities, and the capital gains are generally avoided.
Please contact the Development Office at PMC prior to making a gift of stock. Generally the donor’s stock broker will need the following information:
Gifts by Will – A charitable gift may also be made through your will. A will is a foundation to your estate plan and allows you to state who will benefit from your legacy and in what proportions. A bequest can be a specific dollar amount or a percentage of your total estate.