William Newton Healthcare Foundation

Enhancing the
Quality of Life in
Our Community.


How To Help

Make A Planned Gift

Planned giving is an area of pledging in which supporters of William Newton Hospital can include the Foundation in future gifts. Speak with your financial planner for ways to best design charitable gifts to benefit you and your family. Estate planning is a key component of planned gifts. The Foundation can arrange for you to meet with a financial planner at no cost to answer questions on how to best meet your goals. 

Learn more about our Heritage Society

Make A Difference Today

You may not be able to support the Foundation at a level you would like. Planned giving allows you the opportunity to contribute tomorrow and be recognized for your generosity today. Our Heritage Society was formed for this purpose - to help those in our community who choose to commit resources for tomorrow's healthcare.

Support Local Healthcare

Investing in community healthcare helps to assure no matter what the healthcare system looks like, William Newton Hospital is ready to meet the challenge. From room replacements to physician recruitment & scholarships, medical equipment to endowment, each area is essential to the future. You can be assured that your dollars are spent locally and as you direct. The Foundation does not use any donor funds for operating expenses.

Become A Volunteer

From our dedicated Board of Directors to the many volunteers who help with our annual events, volunteers are an important part of our organization and we value the time and talents that individuals are willing to share with us. Volunteers contribute to the great success of our events and the initiatives that we support.

If you are you interested in volunteering to benefit the William Newton Healthcare Foundation please contact our office

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Donor Bill of Rights

Hospital foundation supporters gather at a Second Century Campaign recognition event


Healthcare delivery is changing. Declining patient revenues, increase in underinsured and uninsured patients, and an extraordinary burdensome regulatory climate, creates a challenge to sustain a quality rural healthcare system.

The enhancement of community healthcare depends on the generosity of philanthropic contributions. If you choose to give to the William Newton Healthcare Foundation, you have complete control over where your money goes. These are just a few of the main areas of giving. Contact our office to learn more or make specific arrangements for your donation.

Endowment Giving

Funds provide a legacy for future generations. WNHF takes seriously its mission to assist in funding quality healthcare for the community now and in the future. Endowment funds provide a lasting imprint reflective of visionary giving and planning for the healthcare of tomorrow.

You can be a part of tomorrow's healthcare by collaborating with us to plan for the future. Endowed funds are permanently restricted funds invested to grow income. The proceeds are used in areas of greatest need. The original gifts remain invested for continued income. We welcome the opportunity to further meet the needs of the community through a strong endowment focused on local healthcare.

Building & Facility Fund

Funds contributed to the Building & Facility Fund support projects like the Med/Surg unit replacement in 2009, Rehab Services move and renovation, and the Family Birthing Center remodel. Currently, the building & facilities fund is benefiting our current master facilities plan, the Second Century Campaign.

Physician Recruitment

The expense associated with recruiting physicians to serve a rural community like ours are very high and it is a part of the Foundation's mission to support William Newton Hospital in maintaining access to excellent healthcare.


Educational funding to advance the skills and training of professionals including nursing, ancillary, allied, and medical staff. Scholarships are awarded from the Foundation with a work commitment from William Newton Hospital. This is a win-win for students and the William Newton Healthcare Foundation. This partnership aids in recruiting and retaining quality staff to provide the best in healthcare.

View our scholarship page for more info.

Forensic Nursing Services

The community is fortunate to have a strong multidisciplinary team committed to working with survivors of sexual assault. William Newton Hospital has a dedicated staff on call 24/7 to perform examinations and provide critical information to individuals. The dedicated team of nurses are certified in sexual assault exams and care of the survivor. The hospital provides a secure private environment devoted to this area.

The Foundation provides support for this necessary program through educational dollars and equipment. Prior to the formal program at William Newton Hospital, survivors of sexual assault were often taken out of the county for exams and care. Coordinating with Safe Homes, Law Enforcement, Advocates, and the County Attorney's office, a seamless transition can occur for the best outcome. Forensic evidence attained during an examination is vital in the successful prosecution of a case.

If you would like to know more, contact the Foundation office or email the Forensic Nursing Services Coordinator. The Forensic Nursing Services Coordinator is also available for community speaking engagements.

Contributions can be designated for the program by noting it on your gift.

Contact The Foundation

Questions about your giving options, or have an idea not mentioned above? Contact our foundation office and we'd be glad to talk with you!

Give us a call at 620-222-6275 or 620-222-6276.

Hours: 8am - 5pm Monday - Friday