Cayuga Medical Center Foundation

Give Today.

Your support ensures compassionate, high-quality healthcare. Right here at Cayuga Medical Center.

At Cayuga Medical Center, we are deeply invested in remaining a strong, independent, locally controlled and operated healthcare system. Your gift enable us to be truly responsive to our community and to deliver the care our patients and families need and deserve.

Give by Mail or Phone.

To make a donation by mail, please send your check to the address listed below. Please make the check payable to the Cayuga Medical Center Foundation. You can make a secure donation over the phone, or call with questions, by contacting 607-274-4284.

Cayuga Medical Center Foundation
101 Dates Drive
Ithaca, NY 14850

Learn more about the Cayuga Medical Center Foundation

Our Mission

The Cayuga Medical Center Foundation secures, manages and distributes gifts to support Cayuga Medical Center and its facilities. Your investment allows Cayuga Medical Center to fulfill its mission of delivering the highest quality healthcare, one person at a time.

Our Impact

At Cayuga Health, we take our responsibility to our community to heart. We work hard to make sure the optimal equipment, technology, facilities and people are in place to give you the highest quality of healing – right here in your back yard. Donations to the Cayuga Medical Center Foundation are necessary to make that happen. The Cayuga Medical Center Foundation supports Cayuga Medical Center and its related medical facilities by fulfilling needs to provide the best care for you and your family.

Our Current Funds & Focus Areas

Who chooses the way your money is spent? You do. Designate you gift for our general fund or toward one of our current fundraising initiatives. You can read about our current initiatives below or call Steve Savage at 607-274-4284.

Greatest Need Fund: Responding to the ever-changing healthcare environment.

Scholarship Fund: Supporting employees as they advance their healthcare careers.  

COVID-19 Response Fund: Addressing the specific needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our Board

A Board of Trustees governs the Cayuga Medical Center. Our Board consists of community volunteers with a keen interest in and passion for Cayuga Medical Center and ensuring the best possible care is available locally.

Foundation Board of Directors

Jennifer Whittaker, NP President
Brian Wilbur, Vice President
Kimberly Sharpe, RN, Secretary
Jerry Mickelson,Treasurer
Julie Crowley
Thomas Evans
Markeisha Miner
Richard Moran
Andy Sciarabba

Our Staff

Steve Savage  
Executive Director

Steph Bailey
Foundation Manager

Learn more about making a gift to Cayuga Medical Center

Ways to Give

Matching Gifts: The Human Resource department at your place of employment will let you know if a matching gift is an option for you.

Business Gifts: Comprehensive healthcare services play a crucial role for local businesses and organizations to grow and thrive and attract talented newcomers. Your gift will help sustain this vision.

Stocks & Appreciated Securities: Stock gifts make an excellent opportunity to support the hospital while avoiding paying capital gains tax.

Major Gifts & Naming Opportunities

To learn more about major gifts and naming opportunities, please contact Steve Savage at 607-274-4284.

Planned Giving

A planned gift is deferred contribution that can be made using wills & trusts, securities, or gifts of properties of stock or property. These gifts can leave a legacy. To learn more about remembering Cayuga Medical Center in planning your will, retirement account or other long-term estate planning, please contact Steve Savage at 607-274-4284.

Memorial & Tribute Gifts

Honor your loved ones by making a gift to the Cayuga Medical Center Foundation.

Contact us

Contact Us

General Questions:

By Mail:
Cayuga Medical Center Foundation
101 Dates Drive
Ithaca, NY 14850

Executive Director
Steve Savage

Foundation Manager
Steph Bailey

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About Cayuga Medical Center

We are a not-for-profit, acute-care medical center bringing state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment services to the residents of Tompkins, Cortland, Seneca, and Tioga counties. And a century after our founding, we remain intrinsically tied to those we serve: our corporate membership includes representatives from over 100 community organizations. At Cayuga Medical Center, we believe that hospitals are shaped by the people they serve


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