Financial contributions are vital to the healing ministry of HSHS St. Francis Hospital. The HSHS St. Francis Foundation was established to safeguard the mission of the hospital and carry forward the values and traditions of the Hospital Sisters for future generations.

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Donations to the hospital in the form of a check can be made out to: "HSHS St. Francis Foundation" and mailed to:
HSHS St. Francis Foundation
HSHS St. Francis Hospital
P.O. Box 1215
Litchfield, Illinois 62056

In addition to cash gifts, other giving options available for donors include:
  • Bequest in one's Will or other estate plan documents
  • Real Estate
  • Life Insurance
  • Marketable Securities
  • Charitable Lead Trust
  • Charitable Remainder Trust
  • Individual Retirement Account
Donations can be designated in one of two ways:

Unrestricted Gifts
Gifts may be made to the HSHS St. Francis Foundation with no restrictions as to their use. Unrestricted gifts will be used where the hospital's needs are the greatest as determined by the hospital administrator and the HSHS St. Francis Foundation Board of Directors.

Restricted Gifts
Although unrestricted gifts provide the greatest flexibility to the hospital in carrying out the health care ministry, a preference may be expressed for the general type of programming to be supported by adding, "To the extent possible and practicable, this gift shall be used for the area of ------"

HSHS St. Francis Foundation is a division of the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, Inc. The Hospital Sisters of St. Francis Foundation, Inc., is a nonprofit organization chartered in the State of Illinois and is exempt from income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. Therefore, contributions qualify as charitable contributions to the fullest extent of current laws. Inquiries

For more information about the HSHS St. Francis Foundation, contact Paula Endress, Director of Philanthropy at (217) 324-8200.