Create a Legacy of Love with a Planned Gift

Gift Planning


The Baystate Health Foundation Legacy Circle honors and celebrates those special individuals and families who create a lasting legacy of giving in their estate plans to help save lives and enhance care for the patients who rely on us for their health and well-being. 

This honorary society recognizes those who:

  • Have the foresight and vision to include a gift to Baystate Health Foundation in their will or trust
  • Name us as a beneficiary of a retirement plan, brokerage account, life insurance policy, bank account, or real estate
  • Establish a charitable gift annuity or trust
  • Make a future gift to Baystate Health through another arrangement in their estate plans

Your legacy gift may be the most significant gift you ever make, helping advance diagnosis, treatment and prevention while making a lasting impact for Baystate Health. 

Learn why some of our dedicated supporters chose to include Baystate Health in their will or other estate plans.

If you have included Baystate Health in your estate plans, please contact us or complete our intention form to let us know. We will keep you posted on news from the area(s) of Baystate you plan to support. We welcome you to join the Legacy Circle, a community of individuals committed to ensuring that Baystate Health has the resources it needs to meet the healthcare priorities of the future.


  • Recognition and listing* in Baystate Health Foundation’s annual honor roll of donors and website, if you wish
  • Invitations to special events and learning opportunities
  • Receipt of special Baystate Health Foundation Presidential mailings
  • Significant charitable tax deductions
  • Possible capital gains tax benefits
  • Possible lifetime income to you and/or loved ones
  • The satisfaction of supporting lifesaving and life-enhancing care

*Please know that you may always remain anonymous in your philanthropy; we will respect your wishes to not be listed publicly.

Membership in the Legacy Society creates no obligation. If at any time in the future you decide to change your plans, simply let us know.  

Have a question about creating your legacy with Baystate Health Foundation? Contact us

How Your Gift Helps

Your gifts to Baystate Health Foundation help us improve the health of the people in our communities every day, with quality and compassion. Your generosity provides Baystate Health with the resources to…

Provide the best possible clinical treatment and improve the quality of life for patients; Educate the next generation of physicians, nurses, researches and other care providers; Bolster access to care, education and preventative medicine for underserved communities.