Ways to Help

Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation is the tax-exempt charity providing philanthropic support for Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital.

Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation welcomes contributions that support our mission, regardless of size, from any individual, family, business, corporation, foundation, or similar source. If you're not sure how you want to give, or what you want to support, the foundation staff is available to meet with you to discuss your areas of interest, the medical center's vision, and options for giving.

One of the simplest ways to support Jersey Shore University Medical Center is with a financial contribution--whether you use cash, a check, or a credit card. Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, which means your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent provided by law.

Donate Online

Click here to make a donation via our secure website

Donate by Mail

Please make your check payable to the JSUMC Foundation and mail it to:

JSUMC Foundation
1345 Campus Parkway, Suite A2
Neptune, NJ 07753

Donate by Phone

Call the Jersey Shore University Medical Center fundraising staff at 732-751-5118.


Join the James F. Ackerman Federation

In addition to their philanthropic commitment, this dedicated group puts in countless volunteer hours, working directly with patients and also staffing Ye Olde Thrift Shoppe. For more information about the Federation or to volunteer, contact Linda Beese at 732-751-5104 or lbeese@meridianhealth.com.

Give a Gift From Our Wish List

Click here to see the items on our wish list


Other Ways to Give

For other ways to give, please click below to get more information:

Financial and estate planning, which includes legacy gifts, life insurance, securities, and real estate

Events, whether you want to support one of Jersey Shore University Medical Center's events or plan one of your own

How to donate items to Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Annual Gifts
Your gift of cash, check, money order, or credit card is the simplest method of giving and is not subject to gift or estate taxes. Your contribution will be greatly appreciated for any purpose consistent with the mission of Jersey Shore University Medical Center.

Establish a corporate partnership with Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Employee giving campaigns give businesses a chance to get their employees involved with Jersey Shore University Medical Center. We make it easy for you by helping you shape your program and speak to your employees about the impact their donations can make. Structure the program however it works best for your payroll deduction, an annual drive, or a corporate matching program. Contact Paul Huegel at 732-751-5118 for more information.

Make a matching gift
These gifts are an easy way to double or, in some cases, triple your gift to Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation. We are grateful to the many companies that provide financial support through their matching gift programs and we are especially thankful to the individuals who designate our hospital as their matching gift recipient. To find out if your employer has a matching gift program, or to request a matching gift form, please contact your human resources department.

Memorial and Tribute Gifts

You can perpetuate the memory of a loved one or a cherished friend with memorial gifts to Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation. Tribute giving provides you with an opportunity to recognize special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, the birth of a child, personal achievements, such as graduation or retirement, or to honor your physician or special caregiver at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. A letter to the honoree will be sent informing them that a gift has been made in tribute.

Marketable securities (including stocks, mutual funds and certain bonds) may help you make a larger gift at less cost. There can be many tax advantages for this type of gift.