Avera Queen of Peace Foundation
The Avera Queen of Peace Foundation provides an opportunity for friends and supporters to share in the health care ministry of Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Avera Brady Health and Rehab and Avera Cancer Institute Mitchell through charitable gifts.
We are committed to providing access to high-quality, compassionate and cost-effective healthcare for the Avera Queen of Peace region, to assist and support the communities that we serve.
Every contribution is important to us as we continue to serve the health needs of those you know and love. A gift to the Foundation is a simple, effective way to express your support for Avera Queen of Peace and help insure that the health care you have enjoyed and appreciated during your lifetime will be there for generations to come.
All gifts to the Foundation are used to enhance the scope of services, educational programs and expansion of existing facilities. You as a donor can decide where you would like your dollars to be used.
Where to Designate Your Gifts
You may designate your gift to any of the following areas:
- Associate Emergency Assistance
- Avera@Home - Home Health and Hospice
- Avera Brady Health and Rehab Comforts of Home (Area of Greatest Need)
- Cancer Care
- Caring for Life (Area of Greatest Need)
- Diabetes Assistance
- Doc Randall Staff Education Endowment
- Pediatrics and Maternal Care
- Tree of Life
If you are interested in setting up an endowment to support a support a specific program or project, please contact us at 605-995-5773.
Ways to Give
Your contributions further our mission and play a vital role. There are so many reasons to give and many different reasons to do so.
Memorial gifts are a perfect way to remember a special friend or loved one. Memorial gifts also help to provide for the special needs of people seeking health care in our region. Your gift can help save a life or improve the quality of living for others. Through your support, you will touch the lives of our patients, residents, and their families in a special and meaningful way.
Honor gifts celebrate special events and occasions in our lives for the lives of our family and friends. By remembering someone in this way, you not only honor that person, but also support health care services for people in our region. Honor gifts are given in celebration of birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, graduations, or as a way to express your thanks for a kind gesture.
Endowment gifts, in the form of true, term, and general endowments help provide continuing long-term resources to meet present and future needs of individuals as we fulfill our health care mission. As you make financial plans for your future, please remember the Avera Queen of Peace Foundation.
While many people make charitable gifts in the form of cash or checks, more and more people are making donations through the following methods because they find them practical and affordable:
- List Avera Queen of Peace Foundation as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy
- Donate gifts of stick, mutual funds and property
- Donate retirement plan assets
If you are interested in remembering Avera Queen of Peace Foundation in your estate plans, there are many ways to do so: identifying a specific amount or percentage of the residual, charitable gift annuity, endowments, charitable remainder trusts, and deferred gift annuities. You can find more information and guidance on estate planning here.
Upcoming Special Events
Roses…Just Because: February 19 – March 14 with pick-up April 16
Caring for Kids Golf Tournament: August 17, 2018 at Wild Oak Golf Course
Avera Queen of Peace Foundation Board
Individuals serving on the Avera Queen of Peace Foundation Board assist in the fundraising activities or related projects which seek philanthropic support for the mission and goals of Avera Queen of Peace.
- Patrick Clark, Board Chair
- Trish Bates, Board Vice-Chair
- Steve Ahlers
- Tim Bottum
- Tom Clark
- Dan Cook
- Will Flett
- Nate Hinker
- Lacey Musick
- Xenofon Papadopoulos, M.D.
- Jayson Plamp
- Kristi Riggs
- Hilary Rockwell, M.D.
- Lou Sebert
- Sr. Roxanne Seifert
- Ryan Thompson