Your gift will provide immeasurable benefits to the thousands of patients that we care for each year at GBMC. Some of the many ways to give are cash, pledges, appreciated assets and planned gifts. Select a method below to learn more:
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Help us shatter the stigmas of sexual violence and domestic abuse! To encourage a dialogue and show support for survivors, GBMC will host its second annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®. Proceeds from this one-mile fun walk will support the Sexual Assault Forensic Examination (SAFE) and Domestic Violence programs at GBMC. All men and women (whether wearing heels or not!) are encouraged to participate in the walk and pre-party with food and prizes. Register and raise $200 to earn your choice of red high heels or red Converse sneakers.
What if you could play golf and help thousands of patients at the same time?
All golfers will play in the afternoon flight on one of two 18-hole courses at the beautiful and scenic Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City, MD. Lunch, dinner and a spending certificate to our pop-up pro shop is included for all golfers. Proceeds of the Golf Classic will provide education programs to GBMC HealthCare's clinical staff.
Help us support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at GBMC! Father's Day 5K takes place on GBMC’s beautiful Towson campus and the entire family is encouraged to participate. Don't forget to come early and stay late for a great wellness village with food and prizes!
Set in Maryland’s picturesque horse country, Legacy Chase is GBMC’s signature event benefiting its oncology services and patient support programs. Fill up your car with family and friends, pack a cooler and picnic and spend a day in the warm September sun for this homecoming of the GBMC community.Legacy Chase offers something for everyone:
The Baltimore Running Festival brings over 15,000 members of the community together, and draws people from almost every state, as well as other countries. Team RUN GBMC offers the chance to bring attention to a much-needed service for Baltimore City residents. Our team of grateful patients, employees and community members work to fundraise for Gilchrist Center Baltimore, which is positioned right on the course. Support through this event brings exposure for your company that goes
beyond your community.
Gilchrist Center Baltimore is the only hospice facility in Baltimore City. It has 19 in-patient beds and serves 150 patients each year. Founded in 1997, and still 30 years later, Gilchrist Center Baltimore is committed to providing exceptional hospice services to everyone, regardless of their ability to pay. Annually, they incur $1.2 million in uncompensated care costs.
Grateful patients give for Doctor's Day because doctors saved their life or their family member's life; because they are kind and listen to their needs. They give because they want to say thank you. Francis Ward is just one example of a patient who feels a special connection to her doctor.
Bill and Yvonne Kahlert first supported GBMC HealthCare in the year 2000. Only four short years later – moved by the care provided by Dr. Ron Tutrone – Bill made a gift to name the William E. Kahlert Cystoscopy Suite and begin a legacy of generous gifting to GBMC.
Being a small, independent, community healthcare system, GBMC is proud to have many faithful supporters that give back to ensure every patient receives the best care possible. More so than others of our size, GBMC is fortunate a select group of dedicated individuals pledge significant investments to advance GBMC's vision. Every other year we honor them at our Joseph S. Keelty Society Dinner.
To further reduce the potential for the most common hospital-acquired infection, GBMC has embarked on a novel approach, and we are the first in the community to do so.
Investment in a healthcare system that is able to offer high-quality care while reducing cost is something we are proud to provide patients and the community. But it only comes through the generosity of the people in these giving societies and their commitment to our mission and vision. Every dollar donated to our organization ensures our patients have access to the right technologies, people and resources they need to stay well or to heal.
The 1965 Society recognizes the extraordinary commitment and foresight of philanthropists who have created an enduring legacy for the future. The 1965 Society is named to commemorate, forevermore, the year that our founders established GBMC.
Recognizing those whose philanthropy to GBMC HealthCare and Gilchrist Hospice Care places them at the vanguard of supporters. The Society's namesake, Jospeh Keelty, is a distinguished Baltimore businessman and philanthropist, who has provided outstanding leadership and exceptionally generous support to GBMC.
The GBMC Platinum Society is comprised of donors who have given between $100,000 and $250,000, cumulatively. Many of these donors have created endowed gifts that will continue in perpetuity in support of specific programs or departments at GBMC. Other donors at this giving level have given unrestricted gifts that GBMC can put to use immediately toward the area of greatest need, at the time of the gift. Often times, Platinum Society donors have made the decision to give over many, many years consistently and through complex gifting arrangements which can involve gifts of real estate and legacy gifts. GBMC is truly fortunate to receive this substantial support from these loyal philanthropists who have positioned our healthcare system for success both now and in the future.
The 50th Anniversary Society includes GBMC benefactors who have generously given between $50,000 and $100,000, over their lifetime. This Society is named in honor of GBMC HealthCare's 50th Anniversary. Donors who have given at this have made GBMC a priority in their philanthropic planning. For that, the healthcare system is very grateful. GBMC's first 50 years are marked with many milestones. It is through the generosity of our steadfast donors that GBMC is able to maintain its standing as the community's last independent healthcare system. These gifts will help ensure GBMC remains strong over our next 50 years and beyond.
The GBMC Silver Society is named for GBMC's 25th anniversary. Much of the tradition of giving and GBMC's service excellence was firmly established in the first 25 years. Those same traditions have maintained GBMC's strength and standing in the Greater Baltimore community over the institution's lifetime. Silver Society members have made cumulative gifts to GBMC of up to $25,000. These gifts are the backbone of our fund raising efforts. From our earliest days, without the support of the community at large, GBMC would not exist. We treasure our Silver Society and are grateful that they have contributed loyally over the years.
Mrs. Yaggy made the first gift to start a capital fund to purchase land and create a new suburban hospital. Her efforts, and the efforts of those who followed her, created the hospital we now know as Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Elizabeth Duncan Yaggy Society recognizes individuals who provide for GBMC in their wills, through insurance, through testamentary trusts, or through other gift planning arrangements. Members of the Yaggy Society receive special mailings and invitations to events at GBMC.
The William A. & Jarnetta Kroh Society was formed in 2004 to recognize the extraordinary support of Bill and Jarnetta Kroh as well as donors of $10,000 or more annually. Donors at this level of giving are also members of the Virginia Sherwood Council and receive the benefits of the VSC: an annual pass for complimentary parking when visiting GBMC, prominent listing in the GBMC Foundation's Annual Report and on the Annual Giving Plaque, and are invited to the Annual Recognition Dinner held each Fall.
Donors at this level of giving receive a prominent listing in GBMC Foundation's Annual Report and Annual Giving Plaque, early access to the Nearly New Sale, an invitation to the Annual Donor Recognition dinner, complimentary parking when visiting GBMC, ten percent off at the GBMC gift shop and cafeteria and two event tickets to Legacy Chase.
Created in 2012, the President's Club recognizes the generosity of hospital contributors who donate $5,000-$9,999 annually. Benefits of membership includes the contributor's name in the GBMC Foundation Annual Report, early access to the Nearly New Sale, the contributor's name on a plaque, an invitation to the Annual Donor Recognition dinner, GBMC complimentary Parking Card, 10 percent off at the GBMC Gift Shop and Cafeteria and two event tickets to Legacy Chase.
Virginia Barrett Sherwood dedicated years of service to the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. In 1991, a council was established to recognize the extraordinary generosity of GBMC's major benefactors. In tribute to the impressive dedication of Mrs. Sherwood, it was named in her honor.
The Virginia Sherwood Council welcomes individuals, businesses, and foundations who contribute $2,500 or more in a calendar year. Benefits of membership includes the Annual Recognition Dinner held each Fall, an annual pass for complimentary parking when visiting GBMC, prominent listing in the GBMC Foundation's Annual Report and invitations to GBMC events.
Created in 2007, the GBMC Founder's Circle recognizes the generosity of hospital contributors who donate $500-$2,499 annually. Founder's Circle members are listed in the GBMC Foundation's Annual Report, have early access to the Nearly New sale and are included on the GBMC Founder's Circle donor plaque in the hospital.
Created in 2012, the Physician's Club recognizes the generosity of physicians affiliated with GBMC who donate $1,000 or more annually. GBMC HealthCare doctors do amazing work for our patients and it is important to recognize those who go above and beyond in support of the hospital. Benefits to those physicians who donate include their name in the GBMC Foundation Annual Report, their name on a plaque in the hospital and invitations to the Physician's Club Dinner, where they will receive special recognition.
|Kroh Society||President's Club||VSC||Founder's Circle|
|Name in GBMC Foundation Annual Report|
|Early Access to the GBMC Nearly New Sale*|
|Name on a plaque|
|Exclusive GBMC donor gift|
|Invitation to Annual Donor Recognition Dinner|
|Complimentary Membership/GBMC Parking Card|
|10% off at GBMC Gift Shop and Cafeteria*|
|Complimentary admittance to one PIM lecture*|
|Complimentary admittance to ALL PIM lectures*|
|Two tickets to Legacy Chase|
Membership benefits are based on cumulative giving totals from the prior calendar year.
To receive continuing recognition and benefits, your gift must be renewed annually.
*Current membership card must be presented to receive benefits on campus.
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