West Jefferson Hospital Foundation

Nonprofit Profile

ABOUT WEST JEFFERSON HOSPITAL FOUNDATION

The West Jefferson Hospital Foundation raises funds to enhance patient care and services at West Jefferson Medical Center. The Foundation has supported a number of areas, including the Cancer Center at West Jefferson Medical Center, the Care House, Cardiovascular Care, Pediatric ER and WJMC EMS. The Care House has provided over 3,500 complimentary nights of lodging to loved ones of patients in critical care at West Jefferson Medical Center. Governed by a Board of Directors, the West Jefferson Hospital Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, a legally separate and distinct entity from West Jefferson Medical Center.
 

FUNDRAISING/EVENTS

• West Jeff Family Fest – Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15, 2016
Free and open to the public for all to enjoy. Offerings include amusement rides, games, great food, drinks and live music. Call (504) 349-2525 for more information.

• 3rd Annual “I Pink I Can” 2-mile Fun Run – Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 8 a.m.
Cancer survivors, their loved ones and the entire community are invited to take part in this exciting and fun run/walk. Be sure to sign-up in person at one of the West Jeff Fitness Centers located in Terrytown and Marrero or call (504) 349-1678 for more information.

• Fall Fundraising Special Event courtesy of Boomtown Casino and Hotel.
Watch for details coming soon!

Sponsorship opportunities are available. To learn more, contact Melissa Mo-Billiot, melissa.mo-billiot@wjmc.org or 504-349-2525.
 

GET INVOLVED

Pledge your support online at wjmc.org/donate. Enter a team for the Fun Run. Sponsor an event. Donations are accepted from individuals and/or corporations and may be given as an Annual Gift, Tree of Life Plaque, Planned Giving installments, Legacy Gifts, Stock, or Honorary or Memorial Gifts to honor a loved one. Donations to the West Jefferson Hospital Foundation may be earmarked for special services and programs or made to the West Jefferson Hospital Foundation’s general fund. Gifts are considered tax deductible to the extent of the law.

Persons wishing to donate to the West Jefferson Hospital Foundation should contact Melissa Mo-Billiot at (504) 349-2525, email melissa.mo-billiot@wjmc.org, or visit wjmc.org/donate.
 


 
LEFT: The 3rd Annual “I Pink I Can” 2-mile Fun Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2016. For further details, call the West Jeff Fitness Center at (504) 349-1678. RIGHT: The Tree of Life in the Cancer Center at West Jefferson Medical Center features tributes, and honors donors and supporters of oncology services.


MISSION STATEMENT

As a charitable support organization of our community hospital, the West Jefferson Hospital Foundation is dedicated to raising funds to enhance patient care. The funds raised by the West Jefferson Hospital 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.
 

CONTACT

wjmc.org/foundation
(504) 349-2525
Melissa Mo-Billiot, Executive Director
1111 Medical Center Blvd., Suite N-201
Marrero, LA 70072

 

 


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