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Why Support VIM


For the working uninsured who need and deserve healthcare, but can’t afford it, VIM provides access to comprehensive, high-quality medical and dental care at no cost to those who qualify. Unlike government funded clinics, VIM is funded 100% by philanthropy, and staffed largely by credentialed volunteers. Our work is made possible thanks to generous, compassionate donors.  Every precious gift is carefully stewarded and appreciated. 
Philanthropy, partnerships, and volunteerism are the foundations of our healthcare center. Your gift to VIM will transform the lives of patients in need. Without VIM, these patients will suffer, fall through the cracks, and face serious health issues due to lack of care. Your donation supports the most vulnerable among us and builds a healthier community for all of us. 

“When medical care is freely accessible to all, our local businesses are more productive.”
 
VIM in Schuylkill & Carbon Counties relies on the generous support of loyal donors, foundations, local businesses, and former patients. When you support VIM, you invest in a more equitable health care system. You make a lasting impact on the sustainability of the region. You save people’s lives.
 
Become a Business Sponsor, Supporter or Partner
VIM offers numerous opportunities for our business community to support or sponsor our programs and events—and we
love to promote our business partners every chance we get.

  • Make a Yearly Contribution- VIM keeps patients out of the hospital and on the job—helping them manage chronic conditions,

  • identify potentially serious conditions before they become critical, and reduce the spread of communicable diseases.

  • We provide patients with

  • the tools to maintain their own health through exercise programs, nutrition counseling, and lifestyle changes.

  • Sponsor an Event or Fundraiser- From galas to fun runs to intimate dinners, VIM in Schuylkill & Carbon Counties provides

  • opportunities for the public to come together to provide lifesaving care for their neighbors.

 

  • Provide In-Kind Services- VIM’s patients are part of the fabric of our community – they are the people who labor on our farms, cook

  • in our restaurants, serve tourists from around the world, and build homes and bridges – work that keeps our counties, economy thriving.

  • From exercise or nutrition classes to job training, childcare, housing, furniture, clothing, cultural experiences, and more, you can provide

  • opportunities for our patients that empower them to lead healthy lives.

 
 

  • Hire Our Patients- Our patients are wonderful. Most are foreign born and many have fled to the area to build a new life for

  • themselves and their families. We ensure that they are healthy, safe, and can come to work. When you hire one of our patients,

  • everyone wins.

 

  • Buy Equipment, or Rent us your Office Space- We thrive by the generous financial support of businesses that are able to

  • donate to us, thus keeping our Operating Expenses at a minimum (most VIM Facilities are leased for low/no cost).

 
 
Ways To Give to VIM in Schuylkill & Carbon Counties
Your generosity is the easiest and most significant way to make a difference in the health, well-being, and lives of our patients, enabling VIM to continue as the premier provider of healthcare to our neighbors most in need.
Every gift, regardless of size, is important and greatly appreciated.
 
 
 
There are many ways to support VIM, with the easiest being an online donation
DONATE NOW  ONLINE www.vimintheskooks.org
 
 
Check by Mail
 
Make your check payable to VIM in Schuylkill & Carbon Counties 
336 N. Front St Minersville, Pa. 17954
570-623-1113                                                           P
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stock, Bond, Mutual Fund Transfers
 
With your gift of appreciated stock, shares of mutual funds, or other securities, you may reduce or eliminate capital gains tax while benefiting VIM.
 
For wiring instructions and account information:
Email us: bobalonge@gmail.com
 
 
Donor-Advised Funds (DAF)
 
A donor-advised fund is a simple, flexible and tax efficient way to give to your favorite charities, including VIM.  It also serves as a meaningful way to strengthen your family’s tradition of philanthropy.
 
 
Workplace Giving & Employer Matching
 
You can give to VIM through most workplace fundraising drives.
 
Your employer may match your financial contribution to VIM, whether you give at work or on your own. Please contact your Human Resources Department for instructions.
 
 
 
Volunteering
 
Volunteers are the heart and soul of VIM. Our volunteer licensed healthcare professionals and support volunteers embody a “Culture of Caring” that is shared with our patients through the provision of compassionate, culturally competent and dignified care.
 
 
 
Planned Giving
 
Compassionate Giving for a Better Tomorrow
 
The VIM Cornerstone Society recognizes and honors individuals who have included VIM in their long-term financial and estate plans, through a bequest provision in their will, by establishing a life-income gift, or through another form of a deferred gift. A planned gift to VIM as part of your estate plan provides a meaningful way of extending your personal legacy and assuring VIM’s sustainability.
 
 
 
Individual Donors
VIM is fully funded by philanthropy. VIM donors weave the healthcare safety net for our shared community. The individuals who make financial donations to support our mission make it possible for VIM to provide comprehensive healthcare to 5,000 patients in the Schuylkill & Carbon County Region who cannot afford health insurance.
 
 
Community Health Partners
 
Partnerships are powerful at VIM! Collaborative relationships with local healthcare systems, the county health department, local non-profits and national associations make our full mission possible. We bring the community together to help our vulnerable neighbors stay healthy.
Institutional Supporters
The many institutions that support VIM help us to achieve our mission. The foundations, businesses, schools, clubs, religious organizations, and community organizations are all partners of VIM and help us bring healthcare, hope, and healing to our patients
 
Giving in Practical Terms

  • SPONSOR$100+ per Month

  • SUPPORTERS- $500 + Per Month

  • PARTNER- $1,000+ per Month

 

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