How would you like to help?
Hancock Health Foundation is happy to receive unrestricted gifts that allow us to fund the programs that need our help the most. But many people are passionate about specific areas of need. We have many opportunities to fund specific projects and ongoing initiatives. Let us know how you’d like to help.
Associate Crisis Fund
This fund provides financial assistance to Hancock Health associates who have encountered an unforeseen personal hardship.
Andis Women’s and Children’s Department Renovation Fund
Donations to this project help fund the renovation of the Andis Women’s and Children’s Department at Hancock Regional Hospital. Get all the details here.
Cancer Care Fund and Endowment
These funds provide ongoing support for the Sue Ann Wortman Cancer Center and will help us sustain cancer care in our community for years to come.
Caring Community Partners Fund
This program facilitates outreach opportunities in which associates can use their personal and professional skills for underserved people in Hancock County and beyond.
This fund provides scholarships to students who live or work in the Hospital’s primary service area. The fund is supported by the foundation’s annual Golf Benefit, which is held in June. Additional information and scholarship application forms are available here.
James T. Anderson, M.D., Center for Women’s Health Fund
This fund supports services for uninsured or underinsured patients through our women’s center, located on the main level of Hancock Regional Hospital and featuring the latest digital technology for breast screening and diagnosis, as well as bone-density scans, wellness programs, and a community health resource center.
Rex A. Pasko Hospice Endowment Fund
Hancock Regional Hospital built an inpatient hospice unit to provide care and comfort to patients nearing the end of their lives, while offering support for their families. The endowment will support the care of patients in this unit, as well as in-home hospice patients, for years to come.
Women Helping Women Fund (WHW)
This fund provides mammograms and other breast health services and education for uninsured or underinsured women through the Center for Women’s Health. The fund is supported by the foundation’s annual Women Helping Women celebration event, which is held in October.
Funded by The Foundation
The Hancock Health Foundation funds other programs that are doing important work in the community. Programs include:
- Pastoral Care Fund: This fund provides spiritual support to patients, families, hospital associates, volunteers, physicians, and the community in times of celebration and crises.
- Myra Bleill Women Helping Women Endowment Fund: This fund supports the Women Helping Women program, our annual breast cancer awareness, prevention, and advocacy event.
- Better Breathers Fund: This program provides psychosocial support and activities for respiratory patients and their families.
- Foot and Ankle Surgery Fellowship Fund: This fund supports the foot and ankle surgery fellowship program offered through Hancock Regional Hospital and the American Health Network Foot and Ankle Surgery group.