Ways to Give to Wellmont Foundation

Online gifts

Use Wellmont Foundation's secure and convenient online donation system to make a gift to the area of your choice.

Mailed gifts

Donations in the form of a check or credit card payment may be mailed to Wellmont Foundation at the following address.

Wellmont Foundation
Gift Processing
P.O. Box 1069
Kingsport, TN 37662

Phone gifts

You can call Wellmont Foundation at (423) 230-8550 to make your gift by credit card or to speak with a Wellmont Foundation officer. Wellmont Foundation staff is available to assist you during regular business hours, and you may leave a message at any time.

Planned giving, stocks and property

Planned giving provides several options and opportunities to support Wellmont Health System in your overall financial and estate plans, with a commitment made in the present that defers benefits to Wellmont until a future date. Gifts of appreciated property can also be attractive as a way to avoid capital gains taxation on stocks or other property that has grown in value. These gifts may be made through a transfer of ownership to Wellmont Foundation prior to it's sale, and Wellmont Foundation can assist in arranging a broker-to-broker transfer. For brokerage account information please call Wellmont Foundation at 423-230-8554.

Matching gifts

Many employers have matching gifts programs through which your generosity to Wellmont Foundation can be multiplied. As a non-profit organization, Wellmont Foundation is eligible for many matching gift programs. If your gift is eligible for a matching donation, please note that information with your gift or contact Wellmont Foundation at (423) 230-8550.

Honorary and memorial gifts

Any gift to Wellmont Foundation may be made in honor or memory of a special person or event, such as an anniversary or birthday. These thoughtful gifts provide a way to express your sentiments in a meaningful way that will also help ensure quality healthcare for local patients both today and in the future.

Make a gift now using the online donation form or mail your gift. When making an honorary or memorial gift, please indicate the name of the person you wish to honor or memorialize and the special event, if applicable. Wellmont Foundation will send notification of your gift if you include those names and addresses. Your gift amount will not be disclosed.

For answers to other questions about making an honorary or memorial gift, please call (423) 230-8550.

Obituaries

Wellmont Foundation can help you include memorial gift information in the obituaries of your loved ones. Some sample sentences include:

  • "The family requests that memorial gifts be made to Wellmont Foundation: (Hospice Care, Heart Care, hospital name or other area), P.O. Box 1069, Kingsport, TN 37662 or online at wellmont.org."
  • "Gifts in memory of (loved one's name) can be made to Wellmont Foundation's hospice program, P.O. Box 1069, Kingsport, TN 37662 or online at wellmont.org."

Designating your gift

When making a donation to Wellmont Foundation, you may state the purpose for which your gift should be used. Please consider broad categories such as education, heart care, cancer care, hospice care, capital projects or hospitals to help ensure your desired purpose can be fulfilled.

Use of gifts

Wellmont Foundation is fortunate to have a long history of generous contributors who helped build an operating endowment fund sufficient to earn enough income to meet operational expenses. As a result, every penny of your outright gift will be utilized toward the purpose it is intended. Event-related transactions are subject to reductions for accounting purposes.

Gift receipts

Wellmont Foundation will send a letter to confirm your gift amount and for gift and tax purposes.