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Thank you for the consideration of making a gift to the WellSpan York Health Foundation. Your donation will allow us to continue our mission of supporting the charitable programs and initiatives of WellSpan Health in York County. 

WellSpan York Health Foundation is a private, not-for-profit corporations and is exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by the IRS Code.

Donate to The WellSpan York Health Foundation 

Donate using our secure online system

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Donate by Telephone

Call the Foundation at 717-851-3595 during business hours, Monday through Friday, to make a donation by phone using your credit card. A staff member will assist you with the process and answer any questions you may have about your contribution.  

Donate by Mail

Send a check payable to WellSpan York Health Foundation to:
WellSpan Philanthropy Gift Processing Center
PO Box 1281
Lebanon, PA 17042-9933


Donations to The WellSpan York Health Foundation

Make an Honor or Memorial Gift

If you wish to make a donation in honor or in memory of someone special in your life, you can do so online by indicating their name in the “honor” or “memory” fields. If you wish to have an acknowledgement sent to a next of kin or the honoree, please include that information.

If you prefer to send your honor/memorial donation via mail, please do so by making the check payable to “WellSpan York Health Foundation” and mail to:
WellSpan York Health Foundation
2500 S. George St.
York, PA 17403

Make an In-Kind Donation

If you wish to make an in-kind donation to the Foundation or WellSpan Health, please contact the WellSpan York Health Foundation at (717) 851-3595 or

The WellSpan York Health Foundation is always in need of in-kind donations for our special events. Items needed include silent/live auction prizes and food items. To learn more about our special events and how you can support them, please contact Cari Grothouse at or (717) 309-0058.

Make a Legacy or Planned Gift

Join many other WellSpan York Health Foundation supporters in making a Legacy or Planned Gift. Visit our planned giving website for information on donating stock, IRA rollovers, bequests and much more.

Legacy and Planned Giving

Celebrate the Birth of a Child - Tree of Life

The Tree of Life is a customized wooden sculpture designed to symbolize the miracle of birth. Positioned in the lobby of our Mother-Infant Center, the Tree of Life represents a meaningful opportunity for individuals to celebrate the birth of a child while contributing to the hospital’s longstanding heritage of quality and compassionate care for everyone – regardless of their ability to pay.

The WellSpan York Health Foundation will send an acknowledgement to the honoree or next of kin recognizing this kindness.

Donors for this plaque can chose a giving level that will be represented on the tree (and will include the name of the child being honored):

  • $1,000 Boulder
  • $500 Acorn
  • $250 Gold leaf
  • $100 Silver leaf
  • $50 Bronze leaf

For more information about the Tree of Life, please contact Annmarie Kane at (717) 812-4189 or

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Corporate Support

The generosity of corporations plays an important role in the philanthropy of our community. The support received from corporations has gone to enhance the services offered to our community members in need.

By lending your corporate support you gain visibility as a supporter of the health and wellness of each and every community member.

For more information about proving your corporate support for current WellSpan Health projects in York County, please contact Cari Grothouse at or (717) 309-0058.

For more information about Corporate Sponsorships that are available for our special events, please contact Cari Grothouse at or (717) 309-0058.

Giving Societies

WellSpan Health is a devoted partner in the health of the community. But WellSpan is only as strong as the communities it serves. That strength, in large part, comes from the generosity of those who support its mission.

The Partners in Care Giving Circle

The Partners in Care Giving Circle is a recognition opportunity established to honor the outstanding commitment of individual donors who give $1,000 or more per calendar year. Become a member today and you will receive many member benefits including special communications and updates, invitations to annual donor receptions and member recognition in donor listings.

Whether funding specific initiatives or providing unrestricted donations, Partners in Care donors help WellSpan deliver clinical excellence and patient-focused care, advance innovation and education, and focus on programs to benefit the communities we serve.

If you would like to learn more about the Partners in Care Giving Circle, please contact Ericka Eckenrode or (717) 812-2075.

The 1880 Society

The 1880 Society honors the leadership and extraordinary support of our most generous benefactors. When cumulative gifts/ pledges reach $10,000 or more, major donor recognition is bestowed. All 1880 Society members are invited to WellSpan York Health Foundation's special events, donor recognition gatherings and also receive special communications about WellSpan Health.

Gifts may be directed to any York-based entity, such as community health programs, patient help funds or scholarship funds. If you would like to learn more about the 1880 Society, please contact Ericka Eckenrode or (717) 812-2075.

Legacy Societies

Consider joining many special supporters who are members of our Samuel & Isabelle Small Legacy or Anna Huber Legacy societies. Read stories from some of these special friends committed to the health of the next generations of neighbors in York County.

Legacy and Planned Giving