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Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization with the mission to improve the delivery of healthcare in the Sarasota area through the acquisition and utilization of philanthropic funds.

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Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation, Inc.


Sarasota Memorial and the community are always in need of funds to enhance the level of patient services, provide more advanced training for healthcare providers, and support initiatives to educate the Sarasota community about healthcare issues.

Q. What type of gifts can be given?

A. Commonly, gifts of checks (cash) or stocks are given. Many people choose to provide a most personal and thoughtful gift by including the Healthcare Foundation in their will or estate plans.  There are other avenues available through annuity programs and trusts. Gifts may also be made online.

Q. Is my gift tax deductible?

A. Generally, yes.  However, the IRS has instituted a gift substantiation rule that requires disclosure if you receive any goods or services in return for your contribution.

Q. Is someone available to answer my questions regarding making a gift?

A. Yes.  The Healthcare Foundation office is open Monday through Friday during regular business hours.  Our telephone number is (941) 917-1286, or you may e-mail President & CEO Alexandra Quarles, CFRE, at

Q. Where is the Healthcare Foundation's office?

A. After nearly 25 years in our current location, we have moved our business office from 1838 Waldemere Street to 1515 South Osprey Avenue - Building B in the Pine Tree Center at the northeast corner of Waldemere Street and South Osprey Avenue.

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records.  If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request,
do not send electronic mail to this entity.  Instead, contact Sarasota Memorial Health Care System Public Relations Offices by phone or in writing:
1700 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida 34239 | 941-917-9000 or 800-764-8255.
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