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Designated Funds

There are numerous programs available for donors to support and almost as many ways to make a tax-deductable gift as there are needs to be met. In addition to establishing an endowment, which is the primary source in ensuring that Lake Charles Memorial Health System has resources to serve future generations, contributions to The Foundation may be used to sponsor Designated Funds such as:

  • Heart Fund – In support of heart-related programs & projects
  • Cancer Fund – In support of cancer-related programs & projects
  • Women & Children’s Fund – In support of Memorial for Women's initiatives and pediatric programs & projects
  • Scholarship Fund (two funds):
    • Auxiliary scholarships for nursing students at McNeese State Univeristy & SOWELA Technical College
    • Foundation scholarships that support nursing and non-nursing educational opportunities for employees
  • F3 Fund – Providing resources to Calcasieu Parish high school male & female athletic programs that assist in injury prevention
  • Employee Campaign Fund – On-going projects and programs designated by/for the annual employee campaigns
  • Employee Assistance Fund – Designed to assist financial needs of employee families in extraordinary times of trouble
  • Alan LeBato LSUHSC Resident’s Fund – Dedicated to assist residents with education needs, seminar fees, travel and other related requests via the recommendation/request of the director of the resident’s program
  • Chairman’s Fund – Donations that have been received as unrestricted gifts will be allocated to programs and projects as they are realized
  • Art for the Soul Fund – Used to maintain arts program, music forFirst Monday in the Atrium events, and the programs that fall under the arts such as Keys for Kids

To obtain information on the various designated funds, please contact The Foundation at (337) 494-3226.