Ways to Give

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Gifts in Memory or in Honor of loved ones, family members or friends are a special way to acknowledge someone in your life while making a difference. Gifts may be made in remembrance of loved ones or friends, or to recognize a special occasion, i.e. the outstanding care provided by a physician or nurse, a birthday, an anniversary or a holiday. When the Foundation receives such gifts, a special letter of recognition is sent to the person or family of the donor’s choosing. The donor will also receive a letter acknowledging the tax-deductible contribution.

Community Cares The ELIH Foundation has launched our Community Cares Campaign. Part of this campaign is the Businesses Giving Back incentive program. We've partnered with local businesses to offer select services for customers by donating a percentage of the monetary value of a select service to SBELIH. Suffolk Security Systems will donate $50 for every sign on as well as match gifts to the hospital up to $5,000. Click HERE to participate in the raffle or make a matching gift. Mattituck Environmental Services will donate two months of service to SBELIH for every new sign up for waste removal. Peconic Recycling will donate 50% of revenue from weighed materials (cardboard and metal) to SBELIH. For more information on how your business can join the Community Cares Campaign or details on individual specials, please call the Eastern Long Island Hospital Foundation Office at 631.477.5164 or email Linda Sweeney, Vice President of Foundation/External Affairs at linda.sweeney2@stonybrookmedicine.edu.

Gifts of Cash may be made to the Foundation by cash, check or credit card. Checks should be made payable to Eastern Long Island Hospital Foundation and mailed to 201 Manor Place, Greenport, NY 11944, while credit card contributions can be made by calling the Foundation Office at 631.477.5164 or on our website. VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover are accepted. Cash should be hand delivered to the Foundation Office at 222 Manor Place, located in the building across the street from the hospital, second door from the left.

Gifts of Securities may be reassigned directly to ELIHF or they may be transferred through your broker. Gifts of appreciated stocks, bonds, or mutual funds may be an excellent choice for funding charitable gifts and may offer significant tax benefits for the donor without impacting cash flow. Please call 631.477.5164 for transfer instructions. 

Pledges can be paid over a period of time. 

Matching Gifts enable donors to double or even triple their contributions. Many employers offer opportunities to match charitable gifts of their employees and retirees, including spouses. Matching gift forms, which are usually available from a business or organization’s Human Resources Department, should be completed by the donor and mailed to the ELIH Foundation Office at 201 manor Place, Greenport, NY 11944.

The Breakwater Club was established to honor especially generous donors who make a gift of $2,500 annually for five years. Membership benefits include exclusive recognition and event reservations. For more information, please call the ELIH Foundation Office at 631.477.5164.

Planned Giving allows donors to give a bequest gift, beneficiary designation, charitable gift annuity, charitable remainder trust, charitable lead trust, gifts of real estate or a gift of retained life estate. For more information or to inform us of your planned gift, please contact the ELIH Foundation Office at 631.477.5164.

Major Gifts allow donors to provide major support and to make a particularly significant contribution to our efforts. Please contact the ELIH Foundation Office at 631.477.5164 for more information.