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32 2014 FRIENDS OF THOMPSON F. F. T H O M P S O N F O U N DAT I O N R E P O R T O N G I V I N G 2 014 W HY IS YOUR SUPPORT IMPORTANT From our beginning as a 32-bed hospital UR Medicines Thompson Health has become the center of a continuum of services accessed annually by thousands of patients residents and vacationers. Today our 113-bed acute-care community hospital and 188-bed M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center deliver some of the most advanced care in upstate New York. Like all not-for-profit health systems in New York State Thompson needs your help to continue to meet the expectations of individuals who look to us for the best in medical care. GIVING OPTIONS CURRENT GIVING Unrestricted Funds Unrestricted gifts are used at the discretion of the F.F. Thompson Foundation whenever and wherever the needs of the health system are greatest. FUND OPTIONS F.F. Thompson Foundations Annual Fund Restricted Funds Restricted gifts are used only for the areas designated by the donor. FUND OPTIONS F.F. Thompson Hospital Ferris HillsClark Meadows Sands Cancer Center Capital Building Projects M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center TechnologyEquipment Tribute Gifts Gifts may be made in honor or in memory of an individual or group and designated to any one of the funds listed above. Remember a loved one who has passed Recognize an important person for a special occasion birthday anniversary etc. Recognize a doctor nurse staff member or volunteer who made a difference in your care Simply provide us with the name of the individual you wish to recognize. An acknowledgment of your gift will be mailed to the family of the person recognized. The amount of your gift will remain confidential. In-Kind Gifts Donations of equipment furnishings artwork etc. are accepted based upon current needs and are at the discretion of the F.F. Thompson Foundations Director of Development. Special Events Support an event through participation sponsorship a cash donation or an in-kind donation. Individuals organizations and groups are also encouraged to hold their own event and share the proceeds with Thompson Health. PLANNED GIVING Planned gifts allow donors to leave a legacy through a charitable gift and achieve tax benefits as well as desired financial and estate planning objectives. PLANNED GIVING OPTIONS Bequests Charitable Gift Annuities Gifts of appreciated stock bonds Life Insurance mutual funds or real estate Life Estate A GUIDE TO GIVING F. F. T H O M P S O N F O U N DAT I O N R E P O R T O N G I V I N G 2 014 32 WAYS TO GIVE Making a gift to Thompson Health is now easier than ever. Friends of Thompson have several convenient gift-giving options from which to choose. One-Time Gift BY CHECK Made payable to F.F. Thompson Foundation Mailed to F.F. Thompson Foundation 350 Parrish Street Canandaigua NY 14424 PAYABLE WITH SECURITIES The F.F. Thompson Foundation welcomes gifts of appreciated securities. These gifts have two benefits the standard charitable deduction and avoidance of capital gains tax. Secure Online Giving at Monthly Giving Program Simply send us a voided check from your checking account and tell us the amount of your monthly gift. Well debit your checking account on the 10th or 25th day of each month whichever date is best for you. You can change the amount or cancel at any time. Pledge Over Time Donors may pledge a gift over time up to five years. Payments may be made quarterly semi-annually or annually. Whichever method you choose your tax-deductible gift will be acknowledged and designated to the area of your choice. For more information about making a gift to Thompson contact the F.F. Thompson Foundation at 585-396-6155 or DesignInHouseGraphicDesignInc.PhotographyDeronBerkofWritingMichaelFowlerAnneJohnstonandCopyLABEditingAnneJohnston