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Ways to Give

If you’re looking for a way to give back to Gundersen, our Medical Foundation offers many meaningful ways to donate.

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Giving options

Whatever your personal reasons or interests may be, there’s a way for you to make a difference by supporting Gundersen Medical Foundation. Call us at (608) 775-6600 or email us to learn how we can help you meet your goals. Your giving options include:

  • Stocks  
  • Estate bequests  
  • Donor advised funds  
  • Cash, such as a commemorative gift 
  • Employee payroll deduction
  • Qualified charitable distribution (QCD)
  • Charitable remainder unitrust
  • Charitable gift annuity
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Your gift makes an impact here

Patients and community members like you often show their gratitude for outstanding care by giving back to Gundersen. In turn, we re-invest your gifts into medical education, research and community outreach programs that impact future patients and our community. Simply put, your gifts make it possible for us to provide a higher level of care—more compassionate care—than may otherwise be possible. 

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Designating your donation

Did you know Gundersen Medical Foundation has more than 50 funds to which you can donate? No matter how you choose to give or what initiative you support, one thing is certain: all gifts lead directly to a higher quality of care at Gundersen Health System. Below are our 4 primary mission funds, yet we have many more areas to direct your gift. 

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Greatest Needs Fund

With a gift to the Greatest Needs Fund, you not only help us fulfill the greatest need but also carry out our mission to improve the lives of our patients and our community through medical education, research and outreach.

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Medical Education Fund

When you choose the Medical Education Fund, you are supporting the next generation of medical professionals as well as continuing education for our staff. 

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Medical Research Fund

By donating to our Medical Research Fund, you’re directly contributing to our world-class medical research programs with a primary focus on cancer and Lyme’s disease research. 

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Community Health Outreach Fund

Your gift to the Community Health Outreach Fund will be used in partnership with Gundersen Health System for educational programs, health screenings and a variety of health-related programs for our community.

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Programs & Events

Our programs and events throughout the year support medical education, groundbreaking research and patient care programs and services.

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Medical Education

Our diverse, cutting-edge Medical Education programs prepare the next generation of healthcare professionals.

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1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300

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