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Ways You Can Make a Gift

Your gifts make a difference!

Thank you for your generosity. By donating to the Ballad Health Foundation, you are helping patients and families in need right here in our region.

Below are a few convenient options for giving.

Online giving

Use our secure and convenient online donation option to make a gift to the area of your choice.

Make a Gift Online Now

Mailed gifts

Donations in the form of a check or credit card payment may be mailed to Ballad Health Foundation at the following address:

Ballad Health Foundation
1019 W. Oakland Ave., Suite 2
Johnson City, TN 37604

Giving by phone

You can call us at (423) 302-3131 to make your gift by credit card or to speak with someone.

Our staff is available to assist you during regular business hours, and you may leave a message at any time.

Honorary and memorial gifts

Any gift may be made in honor or memory of a special person or event, such as an anniversary or birthday. These thoughtful gifts provide a way to express your sentiments in a meaningful way that will also help ensure quality healthcare for local patients both today and in the future.

Make a gift now using the online giving form or mail your gift using the addresses above.

When making an honorary or memorial gift, please indicate the name of the person you wish to honor or memorialize and the special event, if applicable. We will send notification of your gift if you include those names and addresses. Your gift amount will not be disclosed.

For answers to other questions about making an honorary or memorial gift, please call (423) 302-3131.


We can help you include memorial gift information in the obituaries of your loved ones.

Some sample sentences include:

  • The family requests that memorial gifts be made to Ballad Health Foundation (Hospice Care, Heart Care, Niswonger Children’s Hospital, hospital name or other area), 1019 W. Oakland Ave., Suite 2, Johnson City, TN 37604 or online.
  • Gifts in memory of (loved one’s name) can be made to Ballad Health’s hospice program, 1019 W. Oakland Ave., Suite 2, Johnson City, TN 37604 or online.

Planned giving, stocks and property

Planned giving provides opportunities to support Ballad Health Foundation in your overall financial and estate plans, with a commitment made in the present that defers benefits until a future date.

Gifts of appreciated property can also be attractive as a way to avoid capital gains taxation on stocks or other property that has grown in value. These gifts can be made through a transfer of ownership prior to sale, and we can assist and arranging a broker-to-broker transfer.

For brokerage account information, please call (423) 302-3131.

Matching gifts

Many employers have matching gifts programs through which your generosity to Ballad Health Foundation, a non-profit organization, can be multiplied.

If your gift is eligible for a matching donation, please note that information with your gift or contact us at (423) 302-3131.

Designating your gift

When making a donation, you may state the purpose for which your gift should be used.

Please consider broad areas of support such as Niswonger Children’s Hospital, heart care, cancer care, hospice care, capital projects or hospitals to help ensure your desired purpose can be fulfilled.

Use of gifts

Because of support from our health system and our endowment, all of your gift will be utilized for the purpose it is intended.

Event-related transactions are subject to reductions for accounting purposes.

Gift receipts

We will send a letter to confirm your gift amount and for gift and tax purposes and an annual statement for income tax preparation purposes.