Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the FY17 Mission Hospital Employee Giving Campaign?

Organized by the Mission Hospital Foundation, it is the annual fundraising campaign to encourage employees to contribute financially. One hundred percent of the proceeds benefit Mission Hospital. The campaign will run from September 1 through September 30, 2016.

2. How do I make a pledge?

Payment is accepted through payroll deduction, by check or credit card. A minimum $5 recurring donation or a $25 one-time gift is required for payroll deduction. Simply click here to make your pledge online OR download and complete the Pledge of Support form below and return it to the address below.

Pledge of Support Form

Mission Hospital Foundation
27800 Medical Center Road, MOB 2, Suite 330
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

3. Can I determine the use of my pledge?

Yes. You can support the following funds:

  • Areas of Greatest Need (priority needs of the hospital)
  • Employee Assistance Fund (provides support for employees going through difficult financial circumstances)
  • Mental Health and Wellness (provides support for adult and adolescent programs and services)
  • Nursing Education (provides funding for nursing education)
  • Other (fund selection of your choice)

4. When will payroll deduction begin and end?

The first deduction will occur 1/6/17. If you select a per pay period contribution, your pledge will continue until you notify the foundation to stop deductions.

5. How much should I pledge?

This is an individual decision. To receive this year's thank you gift (Mission Hospital sun shade) a donation of $100 or more is needed (one-time gift, or over 26 pay periods). Please see the chart below for an example of per pay period giving for one year.

Example:

$3.85 per pay period = $100 per year
$5 per pay period = $130 per year
$10 per pay period = $260 per year
$15 per pay period = $390 per year
$20 per pay period = $520 per year
$25 per pay period = $650 per year
$30 per pay period = $780 per year

6. Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes, your campaign donation is tax deductible to the full extent provided by federal and state law as long as you itemize your deductions. Gift acknowledgement letters will be sent out after the end of the campaign. Our Federal Tax ID is: 95-1643360.

7. Do you accept other types of gifts than cash?

Yes. Gifts of appreciated stock, mutual funds or securities are accepted. Please click here for the wiring instructions, or contact cathy.wakabayashi@stjoe.org.

8. Will the amount of my pledge remain confidential?

Yes, the amount will remain strictly confidential, though employees who participate in the campaign will be recognized on the Employee Giving Wall located near the cafeteria on the campus that is selected on your pledge form. You may indicate how you would like to be recognized when making your pledge.

9. Where are the Employee Giving donor walls located?

The donor walls are updated annually and are located near the cafeteria on both campuses. The Laguna Beach campus donor wall will be installed in early 2017.

10. Can I change my pledge? What if I leave Mission Hospital?

Yes, you can change your pledge at any time. If your circumstances change and you cannot fulfill your pledge, please contact the foundation. Any pledge will remain in effect as long as you are an employee of Mission Hospital, unless you want to continue it by making arrangements with the foundation.

11. Once I make my pledge, is there anything else I can do to help?

Yes! You can be an advocate and encourage others to give!

12. Who is eligible to win raffles and prizes?

There are several raffle prizes throughout the campaign.

  • First Time Donor Raffle: All first-time donors to the campaign will be entered into a special raffle for a Snack Attack Package.
  • Increased Giving Raffle: All employees who increase their total donation from the previous year will be entered into a special raffle for a Movie Package.
  • Thank You Gift: All employees that contribute $100 ($3.85 per pay period) or more will receive a Mission Hospital sun shade.
  • Lead Gift Prize: All employees that contribute $1,000 or more will be given the opportunity to have their car washed while at work. Specific date to be determined.
  • Weekly Raffle: Each week, all campaign participants will be entered into a raffle to win a $50 gift card. The gift card type changes weekly (Home Depot, Target, Ralphs and Amazon). If your name is not drawn the first week, it will remain in the drawing for the second week and so on. The raffle drawing will take place on 9/12, 9/19, 9/26 and 10/3, and the winner will be contacted by the foundation. The winner’s name will be announced on Mission Hospital Foundation Staffhub, mission4health.com/employeegiving page and in other communications. Note, employees cannot win more than one of the weekly raffles.
  • Grand Prize Raffle: All campaign participants will be eligible for the Grand Prize of a $250 Shell gas gift card, car care kit and a car wash while at work. The raffle drawing will take place on 10/3.
  • Department Participation Prize: Each department that achieves 90% employee participation will receive cookies for their department.

Thank you for support and your thoughtful consideration of the FY17 Employee Giving Campaign. Your Spirit of Giving is greatly appreciated!