As Riverside donors, you are the reason we are able to provide our communities with a higher standard of care. Your continued generosity has enabled us to further our mission of care through health, education and community initiatives, and we greatly appreciate your remarkable gift of support. In order to accommodate you, we have created a number of avenues for giving.
The Riverside Cornerstone Society was created to honor individuals who have chosen to make legacy gift commitments in support of medical excellence at the Riverside Health System. These gifts, which include bequests, charitable gift annuities and charitable trusts, acknowledge the belief in the Riverside mission through a very special and important form of financial support.
The Ruby Pope Drumm Legacy Society
In celebration of Mrs. Ruby Pope Drumm, this extraordinary society was created to honor individuals who support Riverside through transformational legacy gifts.
Ruby Pope Drumm was born June 21, 1925, in Newport News. Upon graduating from the Riverside School of Nursing, she joined the Air Force to pursue her career. Mrs. Drumm was passionate about nursing, and remembered her alma mater with a bequest of over $1,000,00 to provide an endowed scholarship for aspiring nurses.
Membership in the Founders Society honors your commitment to a higher standard of healthcare through the Riverside mission: to care for others as we would care for those we love. By committing a generous gift or pledge of $10,000 or more, you play a major role in the health and happiness of the many communities we serve.
The following levels of cumulative giving in the Founders Society are recognized:
Second Century: $100,000+
Your generous gift will help Riverside enhance well being and improve health over the next 100 years.
Your gift embodies the Riverside Care Difference principles of safety, healing, kindness and respect.
Your gift will provide care and services to our communities that will enhance quality of life.
Leadership Circle members are recognized for their dedicated commitment to healthcare at Riverside. These grateful patients, families, residents, team members and community advocates support important strategic initiatives through annual gifts. These annual gift donors are recognized on our Make a Difference Recognition Sculptures at their local Riverside hospital. Those who contribute at a certain level more join a prestigious group of Riverside supporters and receive special benefits, including invitations to Riverside events, lectures and openings.
Contributions at various levels can help support patient assistance needs, facility enhancements, educational scholarships, and various projects throughout the health system.