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Frequently Asked Questions

Why does John Muir Health need donations?

As a community-based, not-for-profit health care organization, Joh Muir Health invests all revenue back into its services and into the local community. The increasing demand for high-quality, innovative care continues to create needs that can be met more immediately through donor support. Philanthropic gifts help to sustain and enhance the “margin of excellence” that distinguishes John Muir Health as a top-rated health care provider and a vital community asset.


How will my donation be used?

Your donation provides needed funding for life-saving medical equipment, advances in technology, clinical research, educational programs and health services for underserved populations in our community.


Can I designate my donation to a specific program or department?

Yes. Your gift is important, and you are encouraged to direct your support in a way that is meaningful to you. Or you can make an unrestricted gift, which will be used Where the Need is Greatest at John Muir Health.


Can I honor a doctor, nurse or loved one with my gift?

Yes. You can honor, thank or pay tribute to someone special and help ensure top-quality care and services for others with your thoughtful gift.


I can only afford a small gift amount. What difference could that make?

Your gift of any amount is valuable and appreciated. When pooled together, multiple gifts can help fund a wide range of needs, including multi-million-dollar medical equipment or visionary capital projects. Every gift helps.


Is my gift tax deductible?

Yes. John Muir Health Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Federal Tax ID 94-2650855. All charitable gifts are tax deductible as allowed by law.

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