DMH Foundation

The DeSoto Memorial Hospital Foundation was established in January 2001 in an effort to continue providing excellent health care in the 21st century. The Foundation is designed to provide funds to DeSoto Memorial Hospital for equipment, special projects and renovations.

Mission

To be the fundraising arm of the hospital;
To promote the availability of quality healthcare at the hospital;
Provide funds for capital equipment, building renovation/expansions and new services of the hospital; Provide funds for scholarships to local individuals pursuing higher education in healthcare occupations.

Vision

To help ensure the hospital has the resources to continue serving the community with the latest medical technology and services available.

Purpose

To raise charitable funds as a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation, and to direct all of those funds to DeSoto Memorial Hospital.

Goals

To inform the community of the Foundation's progress and fundraising events;
Advise the community of Hospital services and future goals;
Play a vital role in giving citizens an opportunity to engage in promoting quality healthcare.

For more information on how you can support the Foundation's efforts or become a member, please call 863-494-8402.

Foundation Fundraisers

  1. Texas Hold'Em (February/March)
  2. Golf Tournament (November)

Foundation Achievements

The Foundation has purchased:

  1. An automatic slide stainer for the Laboratory
  2. Two new birthing beds, an ice machine, end tables, curtains, and paint for the OB Department;
  3. A urodynamic machine for the OB/GYN office at DMH,
  4. Privacy doors for ER and ICU,
  5. An ice machine for the Chemotherapy and Senior Life Improvement Departments,
  6. A Stortz largnscope for the Emergency Department,
  7. A G5 Vibramatic Percussor for Respiratory Therapy
  8. DMH Website