Direct Your Gift

Your Giving Impact

Whether you make an online gift, write a check or make a gift of stocks, your donation can be designated as you wish. You can choose to make an unrestricted gift, which helps support the most important initiatives of the hospital. Or, you may wish to designate your gift to support cancer programs, provide healthcare for the uninsured or support advances in care.

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List of Funds

Area of Greatest Need

  • Unrestricted Fund - Meets the most urgent needs as they are identified by the Foundations of Saint Thomas Health Board and Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital’s administration.

Cancer & Cardiac Support

  • Camp Bluebird Fund. Supports camp retreats where adult cancer patients are provided with education, support and encouragement in living life after a cancer diagnosis.
  • Cancer Center Fund.  Benefits Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital’s Cancer Center by supporting cancer patients and their families.
  • Healing Through Motion Fund.  The positive outcomes of rehab and exercise programs for breast cancer survivors are just starting to be noticed. All too often, the only form of therapy available to these patients consists of a few quick instructions after surgery. Insurance companies are often reluctant to reimburse for rehabilitation services unless a significant problem occurs, such as frozen shoulder from inactivity. The Healing Through Motion program provides exercise and wellness education and support for breast cancer survivors in all phases of recovery.
  • Heart Center/Cardiac Rehab Fund.  Benefits the Heart Center and its patients.

Continuing Education

  • Continuing Medical Education Fund. Supports a series of continuing education seminars and lectures for all levels of health care professionals from throughout Tennessee.
  • ER Education Fund. Gifts to this fund provide tuition assistance to Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital Emergency Room employees who otherwise could not afford further study. This enables employees to realize their educational goals and positively affects the quality of the Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital ER.
  • George Duncan Endowment Fund. Gifts to this fund go toward nursing education for Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital employees attending Belmont University School of Nursing.
  • Hardin-Tudor Education Fund. Caring families and friends have contributed to this fund, which provides resources for Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital employees to pursue higher education degrees. This enables Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital to attract the best and the brightest, and encourages their interest in growing within the health care field.
  • Addie Hamilton Education Fund. This fund was established by Addie Hamilton, a long-time Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital employee, to provide educational opportunities to Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital employees and volunteers who are furthering their education.
  • Medical Library Fund. Gifts to this fund support the Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital Medical Library. The library is a vital part of the hospital because it provides doctors, nurses, medical students, families and friends the opportunity to research issues regarding the latest in health care for those we serve. Our Reference Library contains periodicals and journals, as well as computers to use for Internet research. The library is constantly responding to changes in technology to ensure it provides the best research tools available.
  • Orthopedic Education Fund. Gifts to this fund support the orthopedic department in continuing education for nurses, medical mission and patient assistance with medical equipment.
  • Sandra G. Powell Scholarship Endowment Fund. Gifts to this fund help the Foundation provide educational opportunities to nursing students who distinguish themselves academically. Preference is given to Associates attending Belmont University, or another Saint Thomas Midtown program.

Women and Children

  • McKade & Cooper Oakley Special Care Nursery (NICU) Fund. Directly benefits the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital by purchasing life-saving equipment and assisting families in their time of need.
  • Mandy Moore Fund. Assists families of infants in the Beaman Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
  • Women’s and Children’s Health Fund. A gift to this fund helps us give more than 6,500 newborns each year the opportunity to be welcomed by their families and friends in a warm, loving and healthy environment in our Women’s Center.  Also assists with the needs of our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with extraordinary service to at-risk newborns.  More than 25,000 mammograms, breast cancer treatment, education programs and annual follow-up are made possible by your gift

People and Families in Need

  • FACE Forward Fund. One in 700 children born have a facial abnormality that affects self-esteem or functional ability. Often children with such abnormalities are singled out simply because of their appearance. Sometimes what is different about them is a birth defect that has never been corrected or is caused by scarring from an accident or injury. The FACE Forward Fund seeks to provide corrective surgery for children living in Tennessee, especially middle Tennessee, who are unable to access or afford a cure on their own. The fund’s goal is to provide children, infants to young adults, with access to consultation, surgical correction and follow-up services to correct facial or other seen abnormalities to improve their psychosocial adjustment.
  • Healing Outreach Fund. Gifts to this fund assist both needy patients and their families. Sometimes newly discharged patients need assistance with transportation, medication or equipment. This fund also assists out-of-town relatives visiting loved ones at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital by providing affordable overnight accommodations. Money from this fund has also been used to help parents travel with their sick children who need treatment in another city.
  • Medical Missions Fund. Supports employees of Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital participating in medical mission work either domestically or internationally.
  • Renewing Hope Fund. Supports victims of disaster both domestically and internationally.
  • Sr. Juliana Associate Financial Assistance Fund. Directly benefits Saint Thomas Health associatees by assisting with their spiritual, emotional and financial needs in times of crisis.  Associates often contribute to this fund to assist colleagues in times of emotional and financial distress. "I am very grateful for all my friends at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital. Your kindness and generosity allowed Vicki and me to be together during her final days, and for that, I thank you all. I will return to Midtown and to the largest and best support group a person could have. Thanks for everything."- Shorty, a Midtown partner whose wife died of cancer