About the Foundation

The Memorial Medical Center Foundation raises financial support and awareness for programs and services that benefit Memorial Medical Center and the patients we serve.

Charitable giving plays a major role in helping Memorial Medical Center provide exceptional care in comfortable modern settings with today's technology.

Funds raised by the Foundation are used to purchase equipment, institute programs that enhance patient care, improve facilities and promote wellness. Here are just a few examples of how the generosity of our donors has made a difference for our patients and the community:

  • The Mary C. Dyster Women's Pavilion
  • The Heart Center of Niagara and ER1 Emergency Department
  • Schoellkopf Park
  • The Rooker Rehabilitation Unit
  • David's Path
  • The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara

Memorial's Capital Campaign

Memorial's current $3 million capital campaign will support a new 25-bed cardiac/stroke center designed with the needs of patients and families in the forefront. The new center will feature rehabilitation therapy, a family and patient resource room and medical teaching facilities while providing the utmost in comfort and patient/family centered care.

Learn more from Ray and Carrie's personal stories

Watch our Campaign Video

Download Case Statement

Large or small, your gift can improve the lives of our patients and the health of children and families in our community.

For more information, contact Foundation staff (716) 278-4604.

Ann Marie Tucker, Vice President, Foundation and Community Relations
Cheryl Wienckowski, Director, Special Projects and Events
Marie Cap, Administrative Coordinator

Ways to Give

There are many ways you can support the Memorial Medical Center Foundation and its mission. You can make a monetary gift, donate your time, support a Foundation event, host an event and remember the Foundation in your will. You can also make a gift of stock, securities or other property.

Make a contribution online

How to Make a Gift

Your monetary gift can be made by cash or credit card and will be used for areas of greatest need to better serve our patients. Or, you can specify your gift to a particular program or department such as cardiac/stroke services, women's health or David's Path.

You can also make a gift in honor or memory of a loved one. In this special way, you can observe a birthday or other milestone or preserve the memory of a beloved friend or family member. We will notify the person you specify while keeping the amount of your gift confidential.

Credit card

Your secure on-line donation can be made by MasterCard, Visa or Discover today. Please state donation or the specific program or department under account number/reference.

Donations can also be made by American Express by contacting the Foundation at (716) 278-4604.


Checks should be made payable to NFMMC Foundation and mailed to:

NFMMC Foundation
621 10th Street
P.O. Box 708
Niagara Falls, New York 14302


Gifts of appreciated securities can offer substantial tax benefits to the donor while benefiting Memorial. Contact your financial advisor or the Foundation for more information.

Corporate Giving

There are many ways your corporation or business can support the health and wellness of the Niagara community.

A traditional monetary gift can support an area of specific interest or Memorial's greatest needs while highlighting your company's commitment to the community.

Your event sponsorship can also support patient care while reinforcing your brand. Multi-year pledges and in-kind contributions are also available. Your company can also provide matching gifts for your employees.

Foundation staff would love to visit your business to explore opportunities for partnership. Or let us give you a tour of the New Memorial. Contact us at (716) 278-4604.

Planned Giving

Planned giving is a way to leave a lasting legacy by supporting Memorial Medical Center and can provide a wide range of benefits to you and your loved ones.

Planned giving is not reserved for just the wealthiest families. Planned gifts of any size support the mission of Memorial Medical Center. By remembering Memorial with a bequest in your will or as a beneficiary of your life insurance or retirement plan assets, you can make a lasting difference in the Niagara community.

Charitable remainder trusts and gift annuities provide income for life for the donor and/or other beneficiary. They can also help save on estate and gift taxes. Different forms of giving offer different advantages. When making a planned gift, please consult with your attorney or other advisors, as well as Memorial's Foundation. Or call the Foundation for a referral.

Have you already provided for Memorial in your estate plan? Please notify the Foundation. We want to recognize you and keep you informed of Memorial's activities.

Support a Foundation Event

You can support Memorial by sponsoring or attending a Foundation event. Our annual Niagara Cup Classic golf tournament is held every year in June. The Premier, our annual black tie gala is held every January. Check our website and Facebook page often for information on these and other events. Call the Foundation for more information.

Host an Event

Do you have an idea for a fundraising event to benefit Memorial Medical Center? We welcome your support.

We want to help you make your event a success. Please contact the foundation for approval before you use the medical center's or foundation's name in conjunction with your event. We want to help make your event a success.

For more information or a confidential discussion of all your giving options, please call the Memorial Medical Center Foundation at (716) 278-4604.