Charitable Gift Planning Advisory Council Discusses Beebe’s Financial Health at Annual Meeting

Members of Beebe Healthcare’s Charitable Gift Planning Advisory Council met at Beebe Medical Foundation Beebe Healthcare’s Charitable Gift Planning Advisory Council recently held its annual meeting at Beebe Medical Foundation. The council, which was created in 2017, is comprised of local professionals who work in charitable gift planning, including estate planning attorneys, financial advisors, CPAs, insurance representatives, and funeral directors.

The council hears from Beebe’s leaders about projects, plans, and services, and discusses ideas and strategies for increasing support for Beebe through planned gifts.

“I participate in Beebe’s Charitable Gift Advisory Council because Beebe plays such a huge role in Sussex County and many of my clients are looking for worthwhile charitable foundations to donate to both during life and after death,” said council member Kathleen Delacy, Esq.

During the meeting, members heard from Beebe Healthcare’s Vice President of Finance and CFO Paul Pernice. He provided the group with an overview of the strong financial health of Beebe and shared a number of statistics and facts. Members learned that Beebe spends close to $81 million on its Community Benefits program, supporting its mission as a community, not-for-profit healthcare system.

“Beebe is committed to reducing the cost of healthcare in our community and is developing new facilities and programs to create more efficient access points for patients,” Mr. Pernice said. “Beebe has a long history of reinvesting in the community and relies on the community’s philanthropic support to make this work.”

Professionals interested in learning more about Beebe’s Charitable Gift Planning Advisory Council should contact Gift Planning Officer Diane Barlow at (302) 644-2900 or dbarlow@beebehealthcare.org.

To receive a free Estate Planning Guide, please go to www.beebemedicalfoundation.org or contact the Beebe Medical Foundation at (302) 644-2900 or write to foundation@beebehealthcare.org. Gifts to Beebe Healthcare are tax-deductible as allowed by law and channeled through Beebe Medical Foundation.     

Beebe Medical Foundation was established in 1989 with the sole mission to raise philanthropic support for Beebe Healthcare. The Foundation is located at 902 Savannah Road, Lewes, DE 19958. To learn more about how you can give, contact Beebe Medical Foundation at (302) 644-2900 or go towww.beebemedicalfoundation.org.

For more information about Beebe Healthcare, go to www.beebehealthcare.org. To find out how Beebe Healthcare is Creating the Next Generation of Care for the community, go to www.nextgenerationofcare.org.

 

Caption: Members of Beebe Healthcare’s Charitable Gift Planning Advisory Council met at Beebe Medical Foundation to hear about Beebe’s strong financial health from Vice President of Finance and CFO Paul Pernice.

Front left to right – Ken Reese, Jay Middleton, Beebe’s VP of Finance and CFO Paul Pernice, and Dan Stegall.

Middle left to right – Jason Bentley, Alison Houck, Linda Lessey, Beebe Medical Foundation President and CEO Judy Aliquo, and Beebe Medical Foundation Financial Analyst Justen Albright.

Rear left to right – Todd Roselle, Beebe’s General Counsel Bruce Leshine, Beebe Medical Foundation Gift Planning Officer Diane Barlow, Bill Purnell, Beebe Medical Foundation Vice President of Development Tom Protack, and Keith Parsell.