973 James St., Ste. 250
Syracuse, New York 13203
Since our founding in 1869, St. Joseph’s Health has been committed to serving the entire community—treating each patient holistically, compassionately, and regardless of circumstance. We envision a future where we can continue to elevate our level of care to ensure the health and well-being of the people in our community.
To achieve a higher level of care, we need to build and modernize facilities, install the latest medical technology, provide care to uninsured and underserved families, and fund staff education to stay abreast of the newest developments in medical care and treatment.
The Legacy of Caring campaign looks to advance treatment and outcomes in three areas at St. Joseph's Health: cardiac care, breast care, and nursing education. Find out how your support will benefit your community.
Will be raised to ensure the highest level of care in our community through the next decade.
Millions of people will experience the life-saving impact of our efforts: from our patients to our families and friends whose lives will be touched by the higher-quality care offered their loved ones throughout the next decade of excellence in the upstate region.
Sisters open St. Joseph’s Hospital – Syracuse’s first hospital – saying, “in the admittance and treatment of patients, no distinction shall ever be made because of theological belief, nationality or color.”
Women’s Auxiliary forms; and St. Joseph’s Hospital expands to 120 beds.
Training school for nurses opens, establishing St. Joseph’s Hospital’s now long-standing tradition of educating the next generation of excellence.
St. Joseph’s Hospital becomes a leader in cardiac care by performing the first open heart surgery in Central New York; Monsignor Toomey cardiopulmonary laboratory is set up on fifth floor.
St. Joseph’s Family Practice Residency Program becomes accredited; an outpatient primary care center opens, making access to quality healthcare easier for the whole community.
The North Surgery Center opens; Franciscan Management Services becomes incorporated.
St. Joseph’s Hospital becomes one of only 60 such hospitals in the nation designated a Magnet for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
St. Joseph’s Hospital acquires North Medical Family Physicians; Sculpture of Blessed Mother Marianne Cope, principal founder of St. Joseph’s, dedicated at the hospital; Renovations to mother-baby unit make it the first hospital in Syracuse with all private patient rooms.
St. Joseph’s principal founder, Marianne Cope, is declared a saint; the Ralph and Christina Nappi Emergency Services Building opens.
St. Joseph’s Hospital becomes a Member of Trinity Health.
The new Ralph and Christina Nappi Surgical Tower opens.
St. Joseph’s Health proudly names Leslie Paul Luke as 14th CEO.
Cash gifts and annual pledges allow the hospital to plan projects and investments. Gifts can be made by mail, phone or submitted online.
One important way corporations can give is by providing matching gifts that magnify the charitable giving of their employees.
Invest in the future of healthcare in your community without affecting your cash flow during your lifetime.
A tax-efficient way to support the hospital, you may transfer the securities from a brokerage account or send with a signed stock or bond power form.
The tax benefits of appreciated real estate gifts are for the full fair market value of the property and elimination of capital gains tax on your profit.
Working with you and your professional advisors, we can tailor gift plans to fit your specific needs, assets and goals.
By deeding the property to St. Joseph’s Health Foundation now, based upon your life possession, you may benefit from a sizable current income tax deduction.
An often-overlooked asset that can be used to fund a gift is life insurance. Your gift will entitle you to an income tax deduction and future premium payments will be tax deductible.
“This campaign will succeed only with your support. We look to our friends, supporters, and partners for your philanthropic involvement in the health and well-being of our community.
I ask that you please join me in furthering this campaign and, more importantly, supporting the patients that we compassionately serve every moment of every day. The ultimate success of the St. Joseph’s 150th Anniversary Campaign will depend on your generous investment in establishing the future of healthcare in Central New York.”