Lake Charles Memorial Hospital serves our community diligently, compassionately
and tirelessly reducing suffering, curing disease and saving lives.
As such, The Foundation at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, the philanthropic
arm of the hospital, works to support and enhance the hospital's mission
of compassionate care, community service and cutting-edge technology for
the people of Southwest Louisiana through leadership, resource development
and financial stewardship - a mission made possible through the generous
donations from people like you.
A gift to The Foundation at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital has visible
and intrinsic rewards for you and those who benefit by your selflessness
providing resources necessary to advance the technology, facility and
programs of Memorial Hospital and Memorial Hospital for Women.
Every gift, no matter how large or small, makes a difference in the lives
of our patients and our community. It is through the support of donors
like you that we are able to continue the rich tradition of caring that
began more than 60 years ago.
The Foundation's Board of Trustees understands the trust that must
exist between The Foundation and its respective donors. It further recognizes
that through your gift to The Foundation, a legacy is established for
the future...one that gives hope and enhances life.
You may contact Leif Pedersen, Senior Vice President of Philanthropy, by
phone at 337-494-3226 or by email at
The Foundation at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital was reestablished in February
2009 as a 501(c)3 not-for-profit entity. All gifts to The Foundation at
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital are tax-deductible as prescribed by law.
We recommend that all donors discuss major gifts with their personal attorney
or certified public accountant. Appropriate consul is also available through
The Foundation should you desire assistance.