The Indiana Healthcare Foundation is a division of Indiana Regional Medical Center. Its mission is to advance the spirit of philanthropy through training, education and advocacy. The basis of philanthropy is to promote ethical fundraising through its code of ethical principles and standards of professional practice. We are committed to the enhancement of volunteerism and are responsible for ensuring that needed resources are vigorously and ethically sought and that the intent of the donor is honestly fulfilled.
The standards of professional practice involve professional obligations, solicitation and the use of charitable funds, presentation of information and compensation.
- Charitable gift planning opportunities, such as bequests and securities for complementing the donor's overall financial and estate plan.
- Corporate/community projects related to planning, development, marketing and fundraising.
- Maintaining a donor base for employees, volunteers, physicians, businesses and community members.
- Expanding the use of technology in the delivery of systems and services, programs and information sharing.
COVID-19 Relief Fund
Here are some of the most pressing ways our IRMC Family could use your support in the days ahead:
- Personal protective equipment (PPE) donations – N95 respirator masks, gowns, latex gloves, shoe covers, sewn masks, etc.
- Funds to help start an Employee Catastrophic Fund to help us take care of the needs of our employees who are on the front line protecting our community.
- Snacks, lunch, encouraging messages, etc., for our healthcare heroes.
Teddy Bear Fund Drive
Since 1980 the Teddy Bear Fund Drive has been a big tradition in Indiana County. This fund is a true testament to our community spirit and big-hearted nature. The series of events organized to raise money to help fund child healthcare at Indiana Regional Medical Center and Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh has raised nearly $3 million through the years.
Indiana County schools play a significant role in the Teddy Bear Fund Drive. From preschool to elementary to middle and high schools, our youth step up to help those children who are not as fortunate. The ways they raise their contributions are many to reflect the different and creative ways to pitch in.
IRMC is thankful to Mark Bertig, chairperson of the Teddy Bear Fund Drive, and Renda Broadcasting for their continued support and dedication.
More ways to give
Your gift can benefit:
- Palliative care: Palliative care aims to enhance the quality of life such as physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and families who are faced with serious illness. This fund will ensure that patients and families receive support.
- Women's imaging center: The center provides mammograms for women and helps to fund mammograms for those less fortunate or those of Amish faith who do not have insurance.
- Pediatric department: This fund supports the pediatric department. It is restricted to providing care and services to children by meeting their medical and wellness needs. This can be as an inpatient or through a variety of community service projects that reach children through the local schools or community programs. Thank you for supporting our organization in meeting the health and wellness needs of local children.
- Diabetes - Indigent Fund: This fund helps those less fortunate with purchasing insulin, syringes, medications, etc.
- Cardiology department: This fund supports the cardiology department and is restricted for use within the department for equipment upgrades necessary for patient care.
- Center for Oncology: This fund supports the ongoing operation of the Oncology Center and patient care needs.