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Unity Health Foundation

1555 Long Pond Road, Rochester 14626
(585) 723-7050

Developing financial support for Unity Health System's programs, services, and related community needs.


Letter from Annette Leahy
President, Unity Health Foundation

Annual Appeal Donation Form

 It's not often in our lives that we get a chance to make a real difference, become part of something meaningful that has a direct benefit to others, share a common goal, and shape the future

Building on a 20-year history of charitable giving in Rochester and western Monroe County, St. Mary's Foundation and Park Ridge Foundation successfully united as Unity Health Foundation in August 2001. The tax-exempt, not-for-profit Unity Health Foundation develops financial support for Unity Health System's programs, services, and related community needs.

Our Mission
Unity Health Foundation supports the ability of Unity Health System to fulfill its mission by actively encouraging charitable support and providing responsible management of its assets.

The Foundation is governed by a 30-member volunteer board of directors comprised of individuals from the Greater Rochester community. Members are elected for up to two three-year terms. The Foundation is a member of the Rochester Grantmaker's Forum and the Greece Chamber of Commerce. An annual audit is prepared by Ernst and Young, LLP.

What do donations support?
Unity Health Foundation serves the vast array of programs and services provided by Unity Health System. These include:
  • Unity Hospital
  • Behavioral health and chemical dependency programs
  • Community outreach
  • Senior housing
  • Preventive health care services
  • Physical rehabilitation services
  • Programs and services for seniors
  • Child care programs
  • Women's health services
  • Emergency Services

Support from the community is essential in helping Unity Health System continue to set the pace and maintain standards for excellence in health care.

Why support Unity Health Foundation?
As a contributor to Unity Health Foundation, you help open the door to a wonderful future for the people Unity Health System serves. Donating to Unity Health Foundation is also a wonderful way to recognize a caregiver, family member, or friend.

Today, more than ever, we need people who recognize that strong, healthy families are critical to a strong, healthy community. And, at a time when health care needs are at an all time high, gifts from individuals, businesses, and organizations will help us invest additional resources where they can bring the highest and most enduring returns now and for future generations.

Your charitable gift can do immeasurable good by bringing services to those truly in need, expanding outreach efforts, building needed health care services, and improving the health of our community.

Our team earned The Joint commission's Gold Seal of Approval.
Unity Health The Charles J August Joint Replacement Center
1555 Long Pond Road   |   Rochester, NY 14626
(585) 368-4545