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The Crusader Community Health Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation established in 1985 to support the growth and development of Crusader Community Health. A dedicated volunteer board of directors leads efforts to raise funds for the needs of Crusader.
2018 Crusader Community Health Foundation Board of Directors
Dennis Roop, President
Wray Howard, Vice President
Jeff Huber, Treasurer
Michele Petrie, Secretary
Pamela Clark Reidenbach
Mark Shiels, MD
Jeff Smith, MD
Yes, you can make a difference!
You can make a difference in the lives of Crusader patients. As our community’s healthcare safety net, Crusader provides care to the uninsured and for those at highest risk of experiencing poor health. Last year, Crusader served over 55,000 individual patients – many had no form of health insurance and most live below the federal poverty level.
We are so grateful for the generous support we receive from Crusader friends, board of directors, dedicated employees and volunteers who are part of our annual Spirit of Caring event! Funds raised are used for capital projects, upgrading facilities, operating expenses, and medical equipment that will ensure quality patient care.
Through the Crusader Community Health Foundation Planned Giving Program, donors have many ways to give. In return, you can plan beyond your lifetime to ensure income for your heirs, honor a loved one, and minimize the tax burden in your later years and on your estate. (See link to Planned Giving Brochure below.) A special ‘Crusade of Caring Society’ has been established to honor those who have notified the CCHF that they have provided for CCHF in their estate plans. The CCHF established an endowment fund to help us continue our legacy of being an avenue of health and hope to the medically uninsured for years to come.
All donations to the Crusader Community Health Foundation are tax deductible as allowed by law. In addition to gifts of cash, the Crusader Community Health Foundation also accepts gifts of securities, charitable remainder trusts, life insurance, real estate and IRA’s. Contact the Crusader Community Health Foundation office in confidence at (815) 490-1621.
Download the Crusader 2017 Annual Report (pdf)
To make a contribution by mail, please send your tax deductible contribution to:
Crusader Community Health Foundation
1200 West State Street
Rockford, IL 61102
Make checks payable to: Crusader Community Health Foundation
The Crusader Community Health Foundation Tax ID#: 36-3259761
If you prefer to donate by phone using your Visa, MasterCard or Discover card, please contact the Crusader Community Health Foundation office by calling 815-490-1620.