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FoundationThe Foundation of Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital exists to ensure that the best possible healthcare is available right here at home on the Central Coast. Foundation supported events fund important healthcare initiatives. Foundation support of the Children's Miracle Network Telethon over the past 20 years has added tens of thousands of dollars to efforts benefiting the well being of children in our community.

Visit the Foundation website for information about our events: Trail Rides, Gala, Golf Outing and Berries and Branches.

Ways to Give

Giving is easy. Follow these links to a world of options and then simply choose the method of giving that works best for you.

Click here to support SVMH Foundation
A gift of cash is the most popular way to make a gift and realize an immediate tax deduction. These gifts can be a thoughtful way to honor the memory of a loved one, recognize individual achievements, or to celebrate a special occasion. Please make separate donations for each gift "in memory of" or "in honor of".

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
SVMH is a proud member of the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, and 100% of funds raised through this partnership stay local to help sick, injured, and special needs kids in our community.  Funds raised through donations to our local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals program fund medical equipment and services for our Level III NICU, Pediatrics Unit, and Pediatric needs within the Emergency Department.  Funds are also granted to fund medical equipment and services for individual children throughout Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito Counties. 

Comprehensive Cancer Center Tree of Life Program
The Tree of Life if a beautiful work of art located on the fifth floor Comprehensive Cancer Center. The tree projects an image of strength, stability, and the renewal of life. It symbolizes the hopes of many and the contributions of all who are listed.  Plaques start at $250 in honor or memory of a loved one.

NICU Donor Wall
Norman P. Andresen, M.D. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Donor Wall to commemorate a loved one in honor or memory of a friend or family member.

Gifts of stock
If you would like to make a gift of shares of stock, please have your broker transfer the stock to our broker using this form

Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital Foundation • PO Box 4760, Salinas, CA 93912 • (831) 759-1880
Questions? Call Sheri at 759-1880 or Email: