Areas of Need

Baystate Health Foundation

Area of Greatest Need Fund

Baystate Health's continued excellence in patient care, research and education depends on the generosity of individuals, corporations and foundations. We welcome your participation in Baystate's mission through your charitable gifts.

The Baystate Health Foundation supports all philanthropic efforts at each of Baystate Health's hospitals and ancillary services.

Baystate Children's Hospital

Friends of Children's Hospital Fund
Children's Cancer Hope Fund
Children's Miracle Network
Baystate Children's Hospital including NICU
Pediatric Research and Education 

As a member of a not-for-profit health system, Baystate Children’s Hospital relies on the generous support of our community to ensure that critically ill and injured children have access to the highest quality care. Charitable gifts from individuals, business partners and foundations help our expert staff treat, care and comfort our youngest patients and their families. We invest your support in many things that enhance patient care: new equipment and technology, a happy and bright environment, education and training for medical staff, and important research.

We invite you to partner with us as we continue our proud legacy of improving the health of children in our community. We are transforming futures and fulfilling dreams. You can join us in this important work.

Baystate Children’s Hospital is proud to be a member hospital of Children's Miracle Network. Since 1983, the Children's Miracle Network has helped support the work of its 170 member hospitals by raising over $3.4 billion across North America. In western Massachusetts, all funds raised through the Children's Miracle Network campaign support a wide range of vital patient care needs at Baystate Children's Hospital.

Baystate Franklin Medical Center

Patient Care Campaign
Wheeling for Healing 
Franklin Medical Center Oncology

Founded in 1895 as Franklin County Public Hospital, Baystate Franklin Medical Center has served the health care needs of generations of area residents, offering award-winning services and medical expertise close to home.

Since 1986, Baystate Franklin Medical Center has been an integral member of Baystate Health, benefiting from ready access to the full spectrum of specialists and services based at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield – western campus of Tufts University School of Medicine. In turn, Baystate Franklin is now serving as the community hospital teaching center for residents in Baystate Medical Center’s Emergency, Surgery and Obstetrics/Gynecology programs.

Gifts to Baystate Franklin Medical Center will help to fund key programs, services, and the purchase of needed medical equipment.

Baystate Mary Lane

Patient Care Fund
Mary Lane Emergency Department
Mary Lane Oncology

“I sensed immediately upon first entering the hospital that it was going to be a positive experience, and my instincts were correct.” This is but one of the many comments we have received, from a patient in our Emergency Department.

Whatever your need is - Oncology, Surgery, Emergency Services, Outpatient Services - the door is always open and the staff is ready and able to help. Please consider a gift which will assist us in keeping these services available and close by.

Baystate Medical Center

Patient Care & Anne Shaver Fund
Baystate Regional Cancer Center
Cardiovascular Program 

Giving to Baystate Medical Center enables you to invest in your community and ensure that you and those who matter to you have a resource for quality health care.

Baystate Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice

Patient Care Fund
Hospice Program
Alzheimer's Program
Home Care and Hospice Services

Baystate Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice brings over 90 years of care to the community. Our Home Care and Hospice staff make over 100,000 visits a year to bring high quality care home to our patients. We provide service to all types of patients from those who need rehabilitation to those who are facing their final days of life; our clinicians and volunteers compassionately care for all our patients. Your donation ensures that our staff will have the resources they need to continue with our long history of service to the community.

D'Amour Cancer Center

Judy Daly Sisters Fund
Baystate Regional Radiation Oncology Fund

The Baystate Regional Cancer Program and the D’Amour Cancer Center is the primary place in Western Massachusetts to receive quality and compassionate cancer care. The Cancer Program’s doctor and staff provide a coordinated approach to cancer care that gives our patients and their families the confidence in our state of the art treatment toward the greatest likelihood of success in their care. Your donation to the Baystate Regional Cancer Program ensures that our doctor’s and staff have the resources to continue to instill that confidence in our patients. 

Baystate Wing Hospital

Our 74-bed hospital, located in Palmer, provides you and your loved ones with a broad range of emergency, medical, surgical and psychiatric services. Our five medical centers in Belchertown, Ludlow, Monson, Palmer and Wilbraham offer extensive outpatient services to meet the needs of our communities.

Our system also includes the Griswold Behavioral Health Center, providing comprehensive behavioral health and addiction recovery services and the Wing VNA and Hospice. We are fully accredited by The Joint Commission and are a designated Primary Stroke Service by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.