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Philanthropic support through the UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation helps bring personalized care to every patient, accelerate new advances and provide a meaningful way for patients and loved ones to express gratitude.

Your gift stays local.
Your donation supports the lives of individuals in Steamboat and our surrounding communities and makes a positive, lasting impact in the quality of life here. Every dollar you give to the foundation goes directly to the funds you support and helps advance the health of your community.

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Gifts of Stock

The Foundation accepts gifts of stock. Please click here for instructions.

Grateful Patient

At Yampa Valley Medical Center, leading-edge care and compassion go hand in hand. Our patients often express their gratitude for this excellent care in a variety of ways – through their kind words, smiles, letters of thanks and financial contributions.  If you would like to acknowledge one or more of your caregivers, please share your story by emailing us at  

Saying Thank You- Giving can be an extension of the healing experience, and is a great way to express gratitude for care.  The Grateful Patient Program provides an opportunity to recognize the care you or a loved one received as a patient at YVMC.  You may honor staff, a physician(s) an area of care, or a clinical program while making a tangible, meaningful impact on our ability to care for patients.    Please click here if you wish to make a gift.  

Gifts in Honor Of and Memorial Gifts

Celebrate the life of a friend or loved one by making a donation in their honor or memory.  We will notify the family or honoree of your generous remembrance.  The amount donated through memorial or honor donations is kept confidential.  Click here to make a gift in honor of or in memory of someone special.   In return, you can be assured that your gift is supporting the exceptional programs and services at Yampa Valley Medical Center.

Obituary Information  

The Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation can help you include memorial gift information in obituaries.
Please contact the Foundation 970.871.0700 for assistance.

Planned Giving – Leave a Legacy

A bequest, large or small, is a meaningful way to provide support to Yampa Valley Medical Center. Every year, more donors are discovering the benefits of supporting YVMC’s care through their estate plans or the distribution from a retirement plan. Many people choose to support Yampa Valley Medical Center in the form of a planned gift. Please discuss how to arrange for a planned gift with your attorney and/or financial adviser, or please call us 970-871-0700. We’re happy to assist you.

Donor-Advised Fund (DAF)

Recommend a gift to the Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation through your donor advised fund.
A donor-advised fund is a type of giving program that allows you to combine the most favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to easily support your favorite charities. An increasingly popular charitable vehicle, DAF’s are an excellent way to both simplify your charitable giving and facilitate your strategic philanthropic goals.  Your financial advisor can help you learn how to set up a donor-advised fund.