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Donation and Ways to Give

There are many ways to make your gift to the West Jefferson Hospital Foundation and you can designate your gift to a particular area with West Jefferson Medical Center. Your support to the Foundation allow us to support West Jefferson in delivering the most extraordinary care possible for the families we serve.

Donate Online

Donate by phone: 504.349.6663

Donate by mail:
West Jefferson Hospital Foundation
1111 Medical Center Blvd., Suite N-201
Marrero, LA 70072

Ways to give

Cash gifts

Make your gift by check or money order payable to West Jefferson Hospital Foundation, or by major credit card or debit card (if paying by credit card, please designate your gift in the designation box provided). You can also print a gift form and return with your gift to:

West Jefferson Hospital Foundation
1111 Medical Center Drive
Suite N-201
Marrero, LA 70072

You can pledge your gift to be paid over a period of time (contact the Foundation office to learn more about making pledged gifts).

Tribute gifts

Make your gift in honor or memory of a loved one or West Jefferson caregiver who made an impact in your life. If making your gift online, be sure to include the name of the individual being recognized and the name and address of the individual who should receive an acknowledgement card recognizing your kindness (gift amount will not be included in acknowledgement card).

Stock transfer

Your gift of stock can be transferred to the WJH Foundation by providing transfer instructions to your broker.

To help us track your securities transfer in a timely manner, please inform the Foundation office at 504.349.6663 of the stock you intend to transfer, the purpose of your gift, and your broker’s name.

Planned gifts

Planned gifts to WJH Foundation help ensure that West Jefferson patients will continue to receive the best available care beyond our lifetime. Some planned gifts to WJH Foundation can help reduce taxes and in some cases, preserve valuable assets for loved ones. Be sure to speak with your financial advisor about your options.

Naming opportunities

Contact WJH Foundation to discuss naming opportunities throughout West Jefferson. Depending on your level of support, you can name a waiting area in a clinic or hospital, exam rooms, treatment rooms, to name a few. A plaque will be displayed with your name, family name, business, etc. (varies according to gift level).

Giving opportunities

Your gift may be to support a specific program at West Jefferson Medical Centermost 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.

Recognizing our Partners in Healthcare at WJMC

Private support is a critical component of West Jefferson Medical Center (West Jefferson) meeting the needs in our ever changing health care environment. As a member of LCMC Health, West Jefferson continues their ongoing commitment to our patients and community. However, the needs are still great at West Jefferson and the WJH Foundation is committed to connecting our grateful patients and friends to the programs at West Jefferson most meaningful to them to raise funds to provide our caregivers the resources they need to provide the best care possible.

Our Family Caring for Your Family™ is taken to heart by the WJH Foundation and we are grateful to our partners in healthcare who invest in providing opportunities for healthy and productive lives to our community and beyond.

No matter the size of a gift, collectively our donors are truly making a difference in the lives of the patients and their families at West Jefferson.

Donors who provide gifts of $250 or more to the Cancer Center are listed on our Cancer Center Tree of Life donor wall; donors to the Care House are listed on the Care House website and in the Care House. Unless otherwise requested to remain anonymous, all donors are listed below according to calendar year.