West Jefferson Hospital Foundation

Giving Opportunities

Your gift may be to support a specific program at West Jefferson Medical Center (West Jefferson) most meaningful to you or given in support of the West Jefferson's greatest area of need. Your gifts to these programs directly impact the patients WJMC serves. Below are just a few examples of areas of gift designation. Contact the WJH Foundation to discuss other giving opportunities at West Jefferson.

Friends of West Jeff – Gifts to the Friends of West Jeff fund provide unrestricted support to help continue growth and expansion of West Jefferson programs and allow for immediate use of funds for the greatest needs at a moments notice.

Cancer Center – Your gifts to the Cancer Center are an investment in cancer patients and their families while strengthening our clinical, educational and service programs to address the cancer health disparities unique to the West Bank region and beyond.

Care House – The Care House was designed to benefit families whose loved ones are being cared for in the critical care nursing units at West Jefferson. It gives them a complimentary, comfortable place to stay near the hospital while they wait for their loved ones to recover. The Care House is maintained by private support, both cash and in-kind gifts. Learn more about the Care House.

Pediatrics ER – Unique to West Jefferson, the Pediatrics ER is the only pediatric emergency department in the region and serves over 84,000 patients and their families annually. WJMC Pediatrics ER is owned by WJMC and staffed by Children’s Hospital. Your investment in the Pediatrics ER helps to provide resources that maintain and improve the facilities needed to care for children from birth to 18.

Rehabilitative Services – Thanks to the very best state-of-the-art rehab care on the West Bank, Rehab Services at West Jefferson's Inpatient Rehab and West Jeff Rehab Center help to provide the tools for patients to gain independence and a better quality of life. Your support of rehab services enhances our patients’ rehab experience on their road to recovery.

Stroke Center - Designated as Louisiana’s first Nationally Certified Primary Stroke Center in 2006, West Jefferson is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center with a full stroke team on call 24/7 to immediately care for patients with stroke symptoms. Investing in the Stroke Center is an investment in the critical care needed for long-term success in improving outcomes for the stroke patients West Jefferson serves.

Women’s Health - The Women’s Health Center provides a multitude of services specific to women’s health care needs in a warm and welcoming environment - from Obstetrics and midwifery to gynecology and wellness. Support of the Women’s Health Center provides additional resources to continue to enhance the best care available by providing a wide range of services for women of all ages.

For additional areas of giving opportunities at WJMC, contact the WJH Foundation Office at 504.349.6663 or email wjhfoundation@lcmchealth.org.