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Giving Opportunities

Gifts For Life

For families, friends, neighbors, associates, and people you will never know.

The Catskill Regional Medical Center Foundation, Inc.
P.O. BOX 800
68 Harris-Bushville Road
Harris, NY 12742
845-794-3300 ext. 2104

“Giving expresses virtues of the heart and wisdom of the mind.”

The Catskill Regional Medical Center Foundation, Inc.

The Catskill Regional Medical Center Foundation, Inc. is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to render assistance to and raise funds for CRMC; to underwrite the costs of equipment for lifesaving, diagnosis, therapy, care and cure; to help support the delivery of health care to the needy, ill and infirm; to help support health screenings for health maintenance and disease prevention; and to help support community health care services.

The Catskill Regional Medical Center Foundation, Inc. is governed by a Board of Trustees, volunteers who contribute their time and talents to further the purposes of the organization. If you have an interest in serving on the Foundation Board please call 845-794-3300, ext. 2104.

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CRMC Foundation Board of Trustees:

Joan Farrow, President
Lewis Klugman, VP
Dr. Joseph Lauterstein, VP
Robert Ernst, VP, Treasurer
Debbie Berman, Secretary
Ira Gold
Hon. Anthony Kane
Dr. Ivan Katz
Steven Kaufman
Alex Rey
Mr. Lawrence Schafman
William Tochterman
Dr. Jeffrey Weinstein
Lisa Wiles

You do something great when you give for life.

Memorial and Tribute Gifts

There is no more fitting way to honor someone than by a gift to life in his or her name. The Foundation sends an appropriate card to the individual or family (without mention of the amount) and acknowledges your contribution. Gifts are recorded on the Century Club Roster.

The Catskill Regional Medical Center Century Club

The CRMC Century Club conducts an annual campaign for donor members. Gifts are recognized in the following categories: Life Member: $10,000; Guardian Member: $5,000; Benefactor Member: $2,000; Patron Member: $1,000; Leader Member: $500; Booster Member: $300; Sustaining Member: $200; Century Club Plus: $150; Member: $100; Friend, under $100.

The Endowment For Excellence

The Endowment for Excellence is a permanent fund established to provide income in perpetuity to underwrite the equipment needs of the hospital, to maintain state-of-the-art technology, and to attract and retain needed medical specialists.

Gifts to endowment may be made on a one-time basis or by pledge over a three to five year term. Gifts to the Endowment for Excellence may also be made by bequest. Gifts to the fund may be made in securities or other assets.


A bequest to the Catskill Regional Medical Center Foundation, Inc. will perpetuate the name of the donor in good works undertaken in his or her name. Bequests may be made for general or for specific services or projects. For special suggestions or to discuss areas of interest for specific bequest restrictions, donors or their attorneys should call the Foundation Office at 845-794-3300 ext. 2104.

Gifts of Insurance

You may contribute paid up insurance policies you no longer need to protect your family or you may name the hospital as owner of a new policy and make annual tax deductible contributions to cover the premium.

Tax Advantaged Gifts

All gifts to the Catskill Regional Medical Center Foundation, Inc. are tax deductible to the extent prescribed by law. Your attorney, accountant or financial planner can discuss the special tax benefits of donation appreciated securities, real estate, art, and other assets to the Catskill Regional Medical Center Foundation, Inc. Your advisors can also discuss the tax benefits of charitable trusts.