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The Foundation | Mission Vision Values


The mission of the Foundation is to increase philanthropy, awareness and advocacy for Ellis Medicine to ensure and support quality, lifesaving healthcare in our community.


The Foundation will be the trusted, respected philanthropy of choice known for its genuine caring, lifelong relationships with donors. Our vision is to nurture an environment that fosters stewardship, relationships and generosity in support of Ellis Medicine.


We value our relationships with donors, respecting them as investors, partners and friends.


  • Be good stewards of every gift and accountable to each donor
  • Use our resources (people, time, materials, money) wisely


  • Treat everyone as a major donor
  • Make donors feel valued beyond their expectation 


  • Work as a collegial team with volunteers, physicians, nurses, staff, trustees and each other 
  • Be an integral, visible part of the hospital family and community 


  • Foster cooperative, collaborative and productive relationships to improve the health and wellness of our community 


To learn more contact The Foundation for Ellis Medicine by calling 518.243.4600.