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Giving Societies

Our donors are a dynamic group of individuals who invest their compassion, gifts and leadership to help fulfill our mission at Baptist Health Foundation. They also contribute needed financial resources and time to efforts that allow them to achieve their own personal missions - to change people’s lives for the better through lifesaving medical services and support.

If you already have a desire to help others, or are looking for tangible ways to help and even save people’s lives, join us. Need an example?

Whether you help fund innovative programs, build new facilities or create educational opportunities for nurses, you are a vital partner in Baptist Health’s mission to improve healthcare in our community. Beyond the camaraderie and networking benefits, members experience a sense of accomplishment that happens when people unite to achieve a common goal.

Giving to Baptist Health Foundation
Our Giving Societies offer many donor levels, opportunities and benefits to members, from the Chairman’s Circle to our Young Philanthropists. Donors may make a pledge and pay over a designated time period, or make an immediate gift. Every dollar makes a difference. As your donations to Baptist Health Foundation accumulate, donor recognition levels increase. Here’s how you can contribute:

Giving Society Levels*

  • Chairman's Circle - $5,000,000 and above
  • President's Circle - $1,000,000 to $4,999,999
  • Arthur Vining Davis Club - $500,000 to $999,999
  • Tower Club - $250,000 to $499,999
  • Century Club - $100,000 to $249,999
  • Founders Society - $60,000 to $99,999

*Criteria for event donations applies

Additional Donor Giving Levels:

  • Pillar - $60,000 to $99,999
  • Fellow - $25,000 to $59,999
  • Benefactor - $10,000 to $24,999
  • Patron - $5,000 to $9,999
  • Young Philanthropists - $500 per year (ages 21-29), $1,000 per year (ages 30-45) or $2,500 per year (ages 46-50)

Methods of Giving

  • A cash, check or credit card donation.
  • A pledge structured for a predetermined number of years.
  • A gift of stock, real estate or tangible property.
  • Special planned gifts and gifts of insurance.

Donor Recognition
Our donors are critical to the mission of Baptist Health Foundation and to healthcare in our community. We take every opportunity to recognize and honor them for their commitment through the following:

  • Recognition at select special events such as the Annual Celebration of Generosity and the Giving Society Welcome Dinner, with guest invitation in the year the original pledge is made.
  • A distinctive award and/or pin signifying the donor’s level of generosity.
  • Donor Wall (giving level guidelines apply).
  • Preferred seating and special recognition at select Foundation events.
  • Special recognition in publications.
  • Invitations to private social functions throughout the year.

Hospital Privileges and Amenities for Giving Society Members
Each hospital offers a list of exceptional privileges and amenities, including:

  • Personal patient representative. Our Donor Services team coordinates personal service and helps facilitate administrative tasks, patient requests and preadmission assistance.
  • Giving Society card. Founders receive a membership card with a phone number that provides 24-hour access to the Donor Services team. By calling that number, members and their pediatric dependent children up to age 19, or age 23, if a full-time student, receive special attention.​
  • Giving Society Lounge. Members receive access to Giving Society Lounges located at Baptist Hospital, Homestead Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital.
  • Preferred parking. Preferred parking is available with your Giving Society card or parking decal.
    • Valet parking is complimentary for Giving Society members at Baptist Hospital (including Miami Cancer Institute and Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute), Doctors Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital.
    • Baptist Hospital has designated Giving Society parking on the first floor of Parking Garage #5, which is located by the Victor Clarke Pavilion on Baptist Hospital campus.
    • Homestead Hospital has designated Giving Society parking in the first parking lot in front of the hospital entrance.
    • Mariners Hospital and Fishermen’s Hospital have open parking.
  • Executive Health program. Preferred rates are extended to Giving Society members for Baptist Health’s Executive Health physical.
  • Physician liaison. The Giving Society administrator works closely with the designated physician liaison to ensure Giving Society members' needs are met.
  • Emergency care. If emergency care is needed, a Giving Society representative will be available to assist and/or support the family, as appropriate.  Please remember that our emergency rooms and hospitals must abide by the “triage system,” requiring that the sickest people be seen first by Baptist Health’s superb medical staff.
  • Special hospital amenities. The Foundation responds to Giving Society members’ inpatient requests and coordinates special amenities, including arranging for guest trays, fruit baskets, flowers and newspapers, for an additional fee.
  • Private duty nursing care. Nurses and nursing assistants are available upon request at preferred rates.
  • HealthNetwork. When away from South Florida, Giving Society members are eligible for the HealthNetwork program, which provides concierge services at some of the best health institutions in the U.S.

*Privileges and amenities are subject to change without notice.

To learn more about The Giving Society or Baptist Health Foundation, please contact the Foundation office at 786-467-5400 or Giving@BaptistHealth.net.​​

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