McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation
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About McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation

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Our guiding principle is to provide healthcare as we expect for our own family.

The Foundation supports this mission by raising funds for equipment, facilities and programs that impact patients who rely on our hospital for their healthcare needs. Contributions to McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation are tax-deductible and are used at McLaren Northern Michigan as designated by each donor.

You may support McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation by:

  • Becoming a supporter of the McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation with an annual gift.
  • Designating your gift for a specific fund or allowing the Foundation Board of Trustees to determine the most needed application of your donation.
  • Making a donation to memorialize or honor an individual, family, nurse, physician, volunteer or group.
  • Making a planned or deferred gift to maximize tax advantages and/or protect current or future income.

You Have Our Promise

As a McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation donor, you will have unwavering confidence that your gift will be optimized to provide superior patient care and knowledge that your generosity will impact you, your family and your community for generations to come.

Please join us by making an investment in the quality of healthcare for you and your family for generations to come. Give a gift today.

McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation Mission, Vision, and Value Proposition

Mission
To receive and administer funds to support the mission of McLaren Northern Michigan and support programs that enhance the well-being of the community.

Vision
McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation will exemplify the highest standard of philanthropic excellence exceeding industry benchmarks.

Value Proposition
As a donor of McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation, you will have unwavering confidence that your gift will be optimized to provide superior patient care and knowledge that your generosity will impact you, your family, and your community for generations to come.


McLaren Northern Michigan Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles

Our Mission:
McLaren Health Care, through its subsidiaries, will be the best value in health care as defined by quality outcomes and cost.

Our Vision:
McLaren Northern Michigan will be the recognized leader and preferred provider of health care services to the communities we serve.

Our Guiding Principle:
To provide healthcare as we expect for our own family.

Our Values:
Safety...of our patients and staff 
Excellence...in all that we do 
Respect...for everyone all the time 
Value...in all that we offer 
Enthusiasm...as our way of life

Our Staff

Dear Friends,

When you support the McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation, you make an immediate impact on the care you receive in your community.

Whether you respond to an appeal, attend a fundraising event or include the Foundation in your estate plans, every dollar you give to the McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation stays right here in northern Michigan. You can designate your donation to fund the area of greatest need throughout the hospital, a hospice program, equipment or emerging technology, a program critical to a patient’s recovery, the continuing education of those who care for patients or your own special area of interest based on your individual experiences or passions.

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We invite you to contact one of our dedicated staff members to help you select the gift-giving strategy that best meets your needs and philanthropic goals.

Warmly,

Patrick Schulte, Vice President & Chief Development Officer
Phone: 231.487.5035
Fax: 231.487.7798
Patrick.Schulte@mclaren.org

Meet The Team

Julie Jarema
Julie Jarema
Senior Director of Development

Phone: 231.487.4811
jjarema@northernhealth.org

Marci Singer
Marci Singer
Principal Gift Officer

Phone: 231.487.7202
msinger@northernhealth.org

Maurika Reed
Maurika Reed
Development Officer

Phone: 231.487.4805
mreed@northernhealth.org

Jennie Cope
Jennie Cope
Development Officer

Phone: 231.487.3009
jcope@northernhealth.org

Erinn Hill
Erinn Hill
Development Officer

Phone: 231.487.3507
ehill1@northernhealth.org

Mary Grace Otis
Mary Grace Otis
Annual Giving Manager

Phone: 231.487.3591
Mary.grace.otis@McLaren.org

Jennifer Doumanian, MPA
Jennifer Doumanian, MPA
Planned Giving Officer

Phone: 231.487.5020
Jennifer.doumanian@McLaren.org

McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation Board Members

Dear Friends

The McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation is governed by volunteer Trustees who call northern Michigan “home.” We are committed to ensuring that the funds raised by the Foundation further the McLaren Northern Michigan guiding principle: To provide healthcare as we expect for our own family.

Serving as Foundation Trustees, we have the privilege of seeing first-hand the incredible impact donor support makes on patients and their loved ones. The significance of each gift goes beyond a simple dollar value - it improves the lives of your neighbors, friends and family by ensuring that the care they need is available when they need it most.

Elise Hayes

We look forward to getting to know you and to matching your philanthropic investment with our funding priorities to ensure that McLaren Northern Michigan is here for you, your loved ones and our community.

Sincerely,

Elise F. Hayes, Chair

Executive Committee

  • Elise F. Hayes, Chair
    Robert (Ham) Schirmer, Vice Chair
    Matthew J. Frentz, CPA

     

  • Miriam Hollar
    Pamela L. Wyett
    Jennifer Woods, Interim CEO
  • Board of Trustees

  • Elise F. Hayes, Chair
    Robert (Ham) Schirmer, Vice Chair
    Matthew J. Frentz, CPA, Treasurer
    Miriam Hollar, Secretary
    Robbie Buhl
    Steven C. Cross
    Arthur G. Hailand
    Marilyn Kapp Moran
    Patrick Leavy
  • Deborah K. Nachtrab
    Julia M. Norcross
    Robert (Ham) Schirmer
    James Schroeder, PhD
    Darcie Sharapova, MD
    Tracy Souder
    Pamela L. Wyett
    Patrick J. Schulte, CFRE, Vice President & Chief Development Officer

     

  • Advisory Council

  • Patricia Anton
    Michael Bacon, DO
    Cindy Baiardi
    Lawrence Beck
    Robert Bleyaert
    Ermy Bonfield
    J. Steven Brown
    Fay Buhl
    David M. Corteville, MD
    Murray A. Cotter, MD, PhD
    David Crouse
    Gay Cummings
    Allen Damschroder, MD
    H. Gunner Deery, MD
    Stephen H. Eibling
  • Richard Hirrel
    William Hofmann
    Ann Irish
    Frederick Koehler
    William Meengs, MD
    William Meengs, Jr.
    Philip Millard
    Thomas Moran
    James S. Offield
    Michael Pettibone
    Borge Reimer
    Philip T. Smith
    Susanna Souder
    Ann Stallkamp
  • Finance Committee

  • Matthew J. Frentz, CPA, Chair
    Steven C. Cross
    Elise F. Hayes
  • Marilyn Kapp Moran
    Robert (Ham) Schirmer