Memorials and Tribute Gifts

Honor Someone Special With a Gift in Their Name

If you have a loved one who has been impacted by Columbia Memorial Health Foundation, establishing a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor them or celebrate a special occasion, such as a birthday, while supporting our mission. Your memorial or tribute gift will extend the legacy of your loved one and will make a difference.

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An Example of How It Works

John and his mother smiling When John's mother passed away, he knew he wanted to do something that would establish a lasting legacy for her. He remembered that during her lifetime she was always praising CMH Foundation for its tireless efforts to better the community.

John decided to make a gift to CMH Foundation in his mother's name using appreciated securities. Not only will his mother's legacy live on at CMH Foundation thanks to the gift, but John also qualified for a federal income tax charitable deduction and eliminated capital gains tax on the securities.

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Next Steps

  1. Contact Barbara Klassen at (518) 828-8362 or bklassen@cmh-net.org for additional information on creating a memorial gift at CMH Foundation.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you make a memorial gift to CMH Foundation through your estate, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal name: Columbia Memorial Health Foundation
Address: 71 Prospect Avenue, Hudson, NY 12534
Federal tax ID number: 14-1761112