A Nonprofit Corporation
The Shoshone Medical Center Foundation was organized in 1990 according to Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code as a non-profit corporation. Its purpose is to benefit Shoshone Medical Center and the community it serves by coordinating all fund development programs, receiving estate bequests, donation, gifts, and administering and disbursing funds received.
The Shoshone Medical Center Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization committed to obtaining funding to help meet the healthcare needs of the Silver Valley by providing equipment, services, and education to Shoshone Medical Center and the community it serves.
The purpose of the Foundation is two-fold; first, it encourages and supports area students to pursue careers in health-related fields by offering scholarships to Silver Valley school graduates as well as to employees. Second, it provides a way for you to become involved in supporting your local hospital and community through bequests, memorials, and donations. All gifts are tax-deductible due to the 501(c)3 status. Donations of any amount are always welcome and may be forwarded to:
Attn: Sarah Harris
25 Jacobs Gulch
Kellogg, ID 83837
The Foundation Board meets the third Wednesday of every month (excluding July and December) at 12:15 in Classroom One at SMC. This is an open meeting and guests are always welcome to attend.
Scholarships are offered to Silver Valley students who are continuing their education in a health related field. An employee scholarship program is also available to employees who are pursuing further education in health care.
“Summer Wine” is North Idaho’s premier fundraising event supporting the SMC Foundation in their mission to obtain funds to meet the healthcare needs of the Silver Valley. The special invitation affair consists of wine and micro-brew tasting, live and silent auctions as well as live music. The 2018 event will be held Thursday, July 19th at the SMC Community Outreach Center overlooking the beautiful Pinehurst Golf Course.
The SMC Foundation is very appreciative of all gifts and looks forward to continuing to play a major supporting role in the hospital’s future. The Loving Tree program received gifts throughout the year as memorials or to honor special people or events. The name of the person honored is placed on the Loving Tree plaque located in the main lobby of the hospital. The beautiful History/Donor Wall which was commissioned for the hospital when it was built recognizes gifts of $1,000 or more.