Ways To Give

There are various ways that you can contribute to the Wood County Hospital Foundation that can meet your individual needs and those of your heirs. Giving opportunities include:

Planned Giving

Leave a legacy for your family and the Wood County Hospital.

Donation form.

Making a bequest to the Wood County Hospital Foundation can benefit- You, Your Family and the Wood County Hospital.  Get your free copy of "A Thoughtful Will". 

Your bequest would provide the continued support that is necessary to meet the growing healthcare needs in our community. So you, your family and loved ones will have the latest technology and top quality care for years to come.

One of the easiest ways to do this is to include Wood County Hospital Foundation in your will

If you have already made arrangements for the hospital to be included in your estate plans, please let us know so you can be recognized during your lifetime. Or it is very simple to update your will with provisions for the hospital.

What are some of the benefits of making a bequest:

  • Provide for your family after your death.
  • Distribute your assets according to your wishes
  • Save on estate taxes with proper planning
  • Leave a legacy without giving up assets

There are many ways to prepare for your future that can benefit your family and the hospital versus paying a large sum of estate taxes. Ask about our educational programs with local tax professionals regarding financial planning that take place at the Hospital throughout the year.

If you have already recognized Wood County Hospital with a planned gift or want more information, please contact Cristy Walton, VP of Development, at 419.373.7627 or waltonc@woodcountyhospital.org at your convenience.

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Annual Giving

Give a gift to make a difference in our community.

Donation form

With each passing year Wood County Hospital (WCH) grows stronger, and with each year we become better prepared to face the many challenges that exist in healthcare. It is imperative that we continue to move WCH forward in innovations, technology and the best educated staff as we continue to maintain the highest standards of health care delivery.

Your support of WCH is instrumental in our success; past support has helped us remain viable and able to remain current with the latest technology and new facilities. It helps us not only deliver compassionate care to our patients but also maintain and recruit the finest health-care professionals.

Our annual fund helps support the greatest need for the hospital annually. If you would like to assist us to maintain health care excellence, please print the donation form to support the hospital or a specific program of your choice.

Your gift helps the hospital fund:

  • Medical equipment
  • Patient care
  • Health education
  • Capital improvements

If you have any questions about current programs or funding needs, please contact Cristy Walton, VP of Development, at 419.373.7627 or waltonc@woodcountyhospital.org.

Grateful Patient Program

If you'd like to recognize a Wood County Hospital staff member who has shown expertise, compassion or otherwise went above and beyond- this program will give you an opportunity to recognize that special person with a gift of gratitude.

An Easy Way to say “thank you” and Give a Gift of Gratitude

If you’d like to recognize a Wood County Hospital staff member who has shown expertise, compassion, or otherwise went above and beyond, please consider forwarding your comments to them through our I Make A Difference Recognition Program.

It means so much to our staff to know they’ve made a difference in the lives of their patients.

In addition to giving us your comments, an additional way to recognize a WCH staff member is to make a gift of Gratitude to the WCH Foundation. Simply print out this comment brochure  and return the card along with your donation.

The staff member will be recognized in their department and made aware that a gift was made in their honor.

All gifts to the Foundation are re-invested in WCH to make our hospital even better. Each gift is tax -deductible.

The completed card can be returned to:

WCH Foundation
Attn: Cristy Walton
950 W. Wooster Street
Bowling Green, OH 43402

If you have any questions, please contact Cristy Walton, VP of Development, WCH Foundation with any questions at 419.373.7627 or waltonc@woodcountyhospital.org.

First Footprints

Honor the birth of your new baby or family member. 

With a $50 contribution to the Wood County Hospital Foundation. In return, we will create a commemorative tile of the baby’s pink or blue footprint with the name and date of birth for a special display outside our Family Birthing Center  entrance.

Call the Foundation at (419) 373-7627 to learn more.

Your gift directly impacts new moms and babies.

First Footprint contributions are used exclusively in our Family Birthing Center to help sustain excellence in delivery and neonatal care.

Ready to order your First Footprint tile?

Download a PDF  of our brochure and fill out the order form. You may choose to send us your baby’s own footprint or use our generic footprint graphic.