Hospice of Montgomery must rely on support from the community in order to provide services to all who are in need of hospice care. Community support is what has made our efforts so successful for over 30 years. This generous support is a source of encouragement to all of us as we work to fulfill the mission of Hospice of Montgomery.
The purpose of fundraising activities
- Increase awareness of Hospice of Montgomery.
- Raise money to support the work of Hospice of Montgomery.
- Establish ongoing sources of income for Hospice of Montgomery.
- Build long term relationships with supporters in the community.
The proceeds of fund raising activities enable Hospice of Montgomery to continue its tradition of providing professional, compassionate and quality services to terminally ill patients and their families in the River Region.
These proceeds also help ensure that funds will be available to provide care and services to all eligible patients, regardless of their ability to pay.
Annual fundraisers ~ Kentucky Derby and Hittin’ for Hospice
Hospice of Montgomery and its Board of Directors host 2-fundraising events per year: Hittin’ for Hospice Tennis Tournament and our Kentucky Derby Annual Benefit. The success of these events rests upon the generosity of sponsors and participants.
HOM Events Include:
Kentucky Derby Annual Benefit- As HOM’s largest fundraiser, this event is a fun-filled afternoon affair with a horse post-position draw, exclusive silent auction, VIP option, music and fabulous prizes!
Hittin’ for Hospice- Enjoy a day of competition and fun, all while supporting a meaningful
and much needed cause. With a morning and afternoon session, players can sign up to play either session as an individual or a team. Players are paired by USTA Level. Event includes breakfast, lunch, player gift and fabulous door prizes.
Hops for Hospice- Hosted by Hospice of Montgomery’s Young Professional Advisory, this quarterly mixer helps foster new relationships in the community. (YPAC) is a group of community leaders, ages 25 – 40, who volunteer their time and talent by providing their perspective, insight, fresh ideas and energy on matters related to the awareness, growth and development of Hospice of Montgomery.
Other funding sources
Membership requires little on the part of the member, but it means so much to Hospice. Essentially the member is lending his/her name and financial support to Hospice. Hospice of Montgomery is strengthened with each new supporter who joins us.
Benefits of membership
- Memorial/Honorarium for each $25.00.
- Invitation to annual fundraising event.
- Newsletter to keep you up-to-date on organizational activities.
Private Donations, Annual Giving, Endowment Fund
Contributions, including stock, are received from individuals, local businesses, and community and civic groups and organizations.
Memorials and Honorariums
Contributions are received in memory and in honor of loved ones. All memorials and honorariums received are acknowledged by Hospice of Montgomery with cards.
Donations in Lieu of Gifts
Make a donation to Hospice of Montgomery in lieu of gifts at Christmas, Easter, Birthdays, and other special events and/or occasions.
Hospice of Montgomery receives funds from United Way. Individuals may designate Hospice of Montgomery as the recipient of their United Way donation. Agency #23
Other Opportunities for Gifting:
- Appreciated securities
- Life insurance
- Retirement assets
- Legacy Gifts
- Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)- Agency #98072
- State Combined Campaign (SCC)- Agency #106420
How funds are used
Membership dues, donations and fundraising income is used to cover the cost of:
- Uninsured care.
- Under-insured care/partial benefits.
- Medications for patients who do not have the ability to pay.
- Medical equipment and supplies, such as oxygen and diapers, for patients who do not have the ability to pay.
Care/services required, but not reimbursed by Medicare/Medicaid
- Bereavement Services.
- Volunteer Training.
- Staff Education.
- Community Education.
- Special occasion gifts for patients/families.
- Community Grief Support Group.
- Annual Memorial Service.
- Pay quality staff.
- The Hospice Home.
We think you will agree that Hospice of Montgomery is a vital contributor to our community. Not just because it provides quality, professional medical care, but because it stands as a model of kindness, concern and caring for those terminally ill patients and families who need hospice services.
How to Contribute to Hospice of Montgomery
Hospice of Montgomery is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation.
Mail contributions to:
Hospice of Montgomery
1111 Holloway Park
Montgomery, Alabama 36ll7
or online Click Here
For information about special fundraising events, call 334-279-6677.
Your donation to Hospice of Montgomery honors and remembers family and friends- making a lasting impact on our community!