The role of St. Francis Healthcare Foundation of Hawaii, established in 1984 as an entity of St. Francis Healthcare System of Hawaii, is to raise funds, acquire and hold assets, and provide community education that enhance and support the activities of the healthcare system and our entities.
St. Francis Healthcare Foundation relies on the support, involvement and generosity of the community so St. Francis Healthcare System can continue to provide health care services for Hawaii’s people. Charitable contributions help ensure funds will be available to meet current and future needs.
Gifts to St. Francis Healthcare Foundation are vital, which allow us to provide:
- Financial assistance to patients who may need hospice care, palliative care or home health care
- Tuition assistance for older adults who may need structured services at adult day care
- Baths to frail elderly in their homes
- Technology upgrades to support electronic medical records
- Sessions to elementary school children on how to make healthy lifestyle choices
- Transportation for senior residents living at our affordable housing complex in Ewa Villages
- Ethics consultations for patients, family members, doctors and staff members
- Spiritual care to patients and their families of all faiths
- Food and personal care items to homeless individuals on the Waianae Coast
Here are the various ways to make a donation to help St. Francis Healthcare Foundation.
Gifts of Cash
A gift made by cash, check or credit card is the easiest way to give and provides a tax deduction for the full amount of your gift.
Memorial Gifts are made in memory of a deceased loved one or friend.
Honor Gifts are made in honor or celebration of a family member, friend or coworker.
Gifts of Life Insurance
You may name St. Francis Healthcare Foundation of Hawaii as the beneficiary and/or owner of a paid-up policy.
Gifts of Appreciated Property
St. Francis Healthcare Foundation accepts donations of appreciated property including stocks, bonds, real estate, or art.
Donate Your Car
Donating your car is another way to support St. Francis Healthcare Foundation and get a tax deduction on your donation. Car donations, as well as trucks, motorcycles, mopeds, or boats, are accepted through a partnership with Kokua in Kind.
Most vehicles, running or not, will be accepted but must be free of any outstanding parking tickets. A certificate of title, most recent registration and safety check are requested.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) allows car owners to claim a tax deduction of the vehicle’s value up to $500 or the full sale price if the car is sold for more than $500. Visit Kokua in Kind’s website, www.kokuainkind.com, for a vehicle registration form.
Drop off your vehicle at Kokua in Kind, 530 Paiea Street in the airport area, or arrange for towing if the car is no longer running. Car donations from the neighbor islands are also welcome; cars will be shipped to Oahu at no cost to the donor.
For more information, call St. Francis Healthcare Foundation at 808-547-8030 or Kokua in Kind at 808-834-6603.
If you work for an organization that supports Aloha United Way or for the federal government that runs the Combined Federal Campaign, you can help St. Francis create healthy communities by supporting the following during the designated campaign periods:
Aloha United Way Partner Agencies
- St. Francis Hospice – The Sister Maureen Keleher Center
- St. Francis Hospice – The Maurice J. Sullivan Family Hospice Center
Hawaii-Area Combined Federal Campaign Participating Charity
- St. Francis Community Health Services #33315
This is an excellent way to give back to the community and to maximize the impact of your gift.
Matching Gifts Program
Many companies also match their employees’ contributions to a favorite charitable nonprofit organization. If you work at a company or business that matches gifts, your donation to St. Francis to help create healthy communities can be doubled when it is matched by your employer. Check with your Human Resources department to find out if your company offers a matching gift program.
For more information on any of St. Francis Healthcare Foundation of Hawaii’s programs, please call 808-547-8030. Or write to:St. Francis Healthcare Foundation of Hawaii 2228 Liliha Street, Suite 205 Honolulu, HI 96817
Thank you for your support!