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WJH Foundation


As a charitable support organization of our community hospital, the WJH Foundation is dedicated to raising private funds to enhance patient care. The funds raised by the WJH Foundation provide additional investment in the Medical Center’s mission of service and a vision of improvement in the health status of our community in partnership with the Medical Staff.


Organization and Structure

The West Jefferson Hospital Foundation (WJH Foundation) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit entity which provides financial support to West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC). It is a legally separate entity from WJMC and serves as a charitable support organization operated exclusively for charitable, educational and scientific purposes within the meaning of 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or the corresponding provision of any future United States tax code.



The West Jefferson Hospital Foundation is a legally separate entity from West Jefferson Medical Center and has its own Board of Directors.



Money donated to or raised for the Foundation have provided funds for a number of service areas including oncology, cardiovascular care and women’s services.

All donations will be deposited into the general fund of the WJH Foundation. These funds will be used to support the mission of WJMC. The WJH Foundation and the Board of Directors shall oversee the distribution of funds.

Donations are accepted from individuals and/or corporations and may be given as an Annual Gift, in Planned Giving installments, Stock or as a one time Honorary or Memorial Gift to honor a loved one. Donations to the WJH Foundation may be deemed unrestricted or restricted. Gifts are considered tax deductible to the extent of the law.

Persons wishing to donate to the West Jefferson Hospital Foundation should call (504) 349-6663 or e-mail at wjhfoundation@lcmchealth.org

Donations can be earmarked for special services and programs or made to the WJH Foundation’s general fund.



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