FAQs

Your tax-deductible gift will help us continue to contribute to the health and well-being of our communities by providing the best care to every patient. There are many ways you can support Mayo Clinic Health System. Gifts of all sizes make a difference.

Why support Mayo Clinic Health System?

For over 100 years, we have been providing our communities with health care. We earned our reputation through our caring, dedicated, compassionate physicians and health care teams. As a nonprofit organization, we reinvest all earnings into providing patients with high-quality care. Reinvestment lays the foundation for everything we do.

Is there someone I can call about making a gift?

For questions or make a gift by credit card, please call 715-838-3219 weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. If you call at another time, please leave a message, and your call will be returned the next business day.

How do I make my gift in honor or in memory of a loved one?

A gift can be made in memory or in honor of a special person or event. When making your gift, please indicate the name of the person you wish to memorialize or honor, and provide a mailing address on the contribution form, in a short note or in the memo portion your check.

We will send a notification of your remembrance to the family of the person memorialized or honored. Your gift amount is not disclosed.

Can I include Mayo Clinic Health System in my long-term estate or financial plans?

We welcome gifts through your long-term estate or financial plans. By making gifts in this way, you partner with us to ensure our model of patient-centric health care continues for generations to come If you have any questions, please contact us.

Can I include information on memorial gifts to Mayo Clinic Health System in an obituary?

We can help you include memorial gift information in obituaries. Sample sentences include:

The family requests that memorial gifts be designated for bereavement services at Mayo Clinic Health System. Memorials can be made online at mayoclinichealthsystem.org or mailed to Mayo Clinic Health System, Development, PO Box 4105, Eau Claire, WI 54702.

Gifts in memory of Mr. Smith can be made to Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s disease research.

Is my donation tax deductible?

We are a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. To confirm that we have received your gift and for tax purposes, you'll receive a gift receipt.

How much of my donation will be taken out for administrative costs?

When you give to Mayo Clinic Health System, you can be confident that your gift will be used effectively and efficiently. One hundred percent of your donation will be applied to the area in which you designate.

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