Frequently Asked Questions about CARE for our Community's FutureWhat is CARE for our Community's Future?
CARE for our Community's Future is a public fundraising campaign designed to support UnityPoint Health – Meriter's Healthcare Workforce Initiative, an ambitious effort to address the mounting healthcare worker shortage. Although this is an issue our entire nation is facing, the dedicated specialists at Meriter are working to address the problem locally through a suite of creative, expertly designed solutions.
Your gift—of any amount—will bring our community closer to ensuring no patient is ever turned away from the care they need.
Can I designate my gift to a specific initiative or program within the suite of solutions (for example, scholarships, Pathways programs, education facility renovation, etc)?
Will 100% of my gift through CARE for our Community's Future support Meriter's Healthcare Workforce Initiative?
Is there a minimum gift amount?
No! Your gift in any amount that is meaningful to you makes a difference. That's the power of collective giving: many people coming together to support a cause.
Can I make a gift by phone or mail?
Is it safe to make a gift online?
Is my gift tax deductible?
A gift receipt will be mailed to you from Meriter Foundation within two weeks of when the gift is received. Please consult your tax advisor to confirm whether your contribution is tax deductible.
Can I make a gift of stock?
Can I make a gift via my donor-advised fund, or make a qualified charitable IRA distribution?
Can I make a gift through Meriter Foundation in support of one of the other exceptional programs or departments at UnityPoint Health – Meriter?
Who can I contact regarding my giving-related questions?