Why Give?

The Samaritan Hospital Foundation (SHF) seeks donors who share our goal of caring for our community.

By becoming a donor, you put your financial resources behind expanding the reach of community care and preventive services in Ashland County and surrounding areas. You will also build your own legacy of compassionate care and generosity for future generations.


Where Your Giving Goes

You can be confident your gift to the Samaritan  Hospital Foundation will go toward increasing the quality and reach of UH Samaritan Medical Center's services.

  • Previous projects include the renovation and expansion of the Emergency Department and the Acute Medical Surgical Unit and support for area organizations meeting the needs of children and families.
  • Renovation and expansion of the Birthing and Women’s Unit.
  • Annual scholastic awards to area applicants studying nursing or allied medical fields.
  • We have also purchased equipment to help patients with heart failure, Lou Gehrig’s disease, cystic fibrosis, autism, Alzheimer’s, and many other conditions. We have recently supported birthing and women’s health with a fetal monitor, a 4-D ultrasound machine, and a 3-D mammogram machine.

Our Impact

In 2016, the Samaritan Hospital Foundation gave over of $1,700,000 for equipment and programs at UH Samaritan Medical Center and also funded other health and wellness initiatives in the communities we serve. We are proud of the good we have done, but we can dream of so much more.

Your gift to the Samaritan Hospital Foundation can help us realize those dreams. It is a simple way to have a tangible impact on the lives of people in your community through improved technology, increased local access, and broader services.

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