Donate to COVID-19 Emergency Relief Funds
As our community faces an unprecedented pandemic, donor support is more crucial than ever.
Around the world, COVID-19 is bringing individuals, businesses and organizations together to combat the pandemic. We welcome our community’s partnership in addressing this health crisis. You can help support our health care heroes’ efforts by making a gift to one or both of our COVID-19 funds.
► The COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund helps our health care workers with resources to fight COVID-19, from equipment and technology to meals and special support for those on the front lines of the crisis.
► The Health Care Worker Emergency Relief Fund helps health care workers who need assistance with expenses and hardships related to COVID-19. These employees are facing the same uncertainties and lifestyle disruptions as all of us—while working tirelessly to support the community’s health.
In times like this, we’re reminded of how interconnected we all are. Thank you for your support.
♦ For FAQs about how to donate supplies for health care workers, click here. Please note that we are tapering off donations of food to our health care workers, ending them on May 15, 2020.
♦ For the latest information about COVID-19 and how you can care for yourself and your families, visit the UCHealth COVID-19 page.
♦ For news, best practices, and guidelines, visit cdc.gov.
Support that benefits all of us
During a crisis, we all benefit by supporting those who can make the most difference. COVID-19 impacts us all, regardless of age or economic status, and these COVID-19–focused funds will benefit us all. They will help provide critical resources, equipment and supplies to medical teams and will help our hardworking health workers as they fight the pandemic. These dollars go directly toward enhancing and supporting performance on the front lines.
Make a one-time gift by using the form on this page, by calling 970.237.7400, or by mailing a check payable to UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation, PO Box 1624, Fort Collins, CO 80522. On your check, please specify which of the two fund(s) you want to designate your gift to, and if designating to both funds, how many dollars to each.
Make a long-range impact with recurring automatic donations that you can cancel at any time.
For major gifts, matching gifts or corporate sponsorships, please contact us at 970.237.7400.
The CARES Act
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allows all taxpayers to take a charitable deduction of up to $300, even if you do not itemize. If you itemize your deductions, the CARES Act allows for cash contributions to qualified charities such as UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation to be deducted up to 100% of your adjusted gross income for the 2020 calendar year.
IRAs: Charitable rollover or Qualified Charitable Distribution
If you’re at least 70 1/2 years old, you and your spouse can each make a gift up to $100,000 through your IRAs. Call 970.237.7400 to speak with a foundation representative.
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All gifts to UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. Please consult with your tax adviser for information regarding your tax deduction. 100% of your donation goes to the cause you choose, with no overhead fees deducted. Thank you for helping to make northern Colorado a healthy place to live!
Any COVID-19 Emergency Response funds not used during the pandemic will be transferred to a fund for ongoing emergency response activities and readiness. Any Health Care Worker Emergency Relief funds not used during the pandemic will be transferred to the existing UCHealth Employee Hardship Relief Fund, which supports employees facing urgent needs on an ongoing basis, and to employee-focused mental health and counseling funds.
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