307.672.1000 • 1401 West 5th St. Sheridan, WY
307.672.10001401 West 5th St. Sheridan, WY



Generous individual, corporate and foundation donors make a difference in the lives of our families, friends, and neighbors every day. Their support of rural healthcare, strategic healthcare initiatives, capital projects, and specialized patient care programs at Sheridan Memorial Hospital help us meet the growing healthcare needs in our rural community. Established in 1977, The Foundation has been a driving force to expand healthcare for over forty years. Many of the services currently offered at Sheridan Memorial Hospital would not exist without these generous private donations.

There are no operational deductions from your gift, 100% of every donation goes toward the intended philanthropic project. Dollar for dollar, there is no greater impact for our community than improving the lives of fellow community members through a gift to the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation. All gifts to The Foundation are tax deductible but please consult with your tax advisor for more information regarding your gift. Thank you for considering a donation.

Your Gifts at Work

  • Intensive Care Unit, $3.1 million, 2016
  • Cardiac Catheterization Lab, $1.9 million, 2012, made possible with a transformational family gift from the Lorraine S. Husman Trust
  • Welch Cancer Center, Just over $6 million, 2012
  • Watt Dialysis Center, $1 million,2009, funded with a gift from the Joseph H. and Arlene Watt Foundation
  • Bob Bishop Dialysis Endowment, $400,000, funded with a gift from Robert Bishop
  • Griffith Emergency Department, $3 million, 2006
  • Home for Life, $1 million for cancer diagnosis and treatment equipment, 2000Home for Life, $1 million for cancer diagnosis and treatment equipment, 2000
  • New Patient Wing, $3 million, 2000 
  • Established Clinical Education Nursing Scholarship Endowment, $450,000, 2002, provides scholarships for Sheridan Memorial Hospital staff members who complete nursing education and certification programs and update critical clinical skills for exceptional patient care
  • Direct Hospital Support, Annually, various programs including: Diabetes Education; Dialysis, Equipment, Wound Care; Hospice; Cancer Screening, Breast Boutique and Patient Comfort Care, Transitional Care Unit, Patient Assistance GAP Program; Wyoming Rehab, and others
  • Annual Foundation Membership and Memorial gifts help fund additional unplanned patient care needs
  • The Partners in Pink, annual breast cancer awareness event, since inception $480,000, established in October 2009 as a community campaign to bring early cancer detection education and digital mammography equipment to Sheridan Memorial Hospital.  That first year over 650 individuals and businesses helped to raise $250,000!  The Whedon Cancer Detection Foundation made a major contribution of $100,000 toward this project. The success of that initial event has carried over to an annual breast cancer awareness effort for our community.  Proceeds continue to support early breast cancer detection, cancer care, breast health and mammography.
  • Employee Partner Program, established 2004, over $320,000 has been raised through regular payroll deduction for significant patient care improvement projects.  The Partners celebrate annually and select a project or program to support with their gifts.  Our employees have made contributions toward the Griffith Emergency Department, Nutritional Services, Digital Mammography Equipment, and most recently our Partners made the largest accumulated gift toward Sheridan Memorial
  • Hospital’s state-of-the-art Intensive Care Unit which opened in December 2016.

Donor Recognition

Donors are recognized in a number of unique ways including foundation publications and media. When a donor's cumulative gifts reach $1,000, $10,000 or $25,000 the donor's name (or the memorial name) is engraved on a plaque and placed on the Wall of Honor near the entrance of the hospital.


Annual Membership ~ Join over 1,300 others and become a foundation member today.  Annual membership fees are as follows:
  • $100/person
  • $150/couple
  • $250 - corporate

Membership Benefits

  • Recognition in foundation publications
  • Annual wellness blood screening
  • Free annual blood pressure screening
  • Invitations to participate in hospital & foundation special events
  • Daily newspaper delivered during hospital stay
  • The greatest benefit is knowing you play an important role in maintaining vital healthcare services in our rural community!

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