Mosaic Foundation – Albany

FAQ's About Giving

What is the relationship between Mosaic Life Care Foundation, Mosaic Foundation – Albany and Mosaic Health System?

Mosaic Life Care Foundation and Mosaic Foundation – Albany are non-profit 501(c)(3) corporations organized under the laws of the State of Missouri. As such, the Foundation serves as the central repository for receiving and distributing philanthropic gifts on behalf of Mosaic Health System, Mosaic Life Care Foundation and Mosaic Foundation – Albany.

How do I include Mosaic Foundation – Albany in my will or trust?

Including Mosaic Foundation – Albany in your estate plan is easier than you may think. Visit our website to obtain sample language and to download a comprehensive estate planning kit.

If you have named Mosaic Foundation – Albany in your will or trust, please let us know so we can ensure that your gift is used according to your wishes. Notifying us of your plans will enable us to plan for the use of your future gift. However, if you prefer to remain anonymous, we will keep your name and gift in strict confidence.

For more information, please contact President, Julie Gaddie, PhD, at (816) 271-7571 or

How do I make a donation in honor or in memory of someone?

Visit our website to make a donation online. In the online form, please select the “in honor of” or “in memory of.” Alternatively, if mailing a check, please make it payable to Mosaic  Foundation – Albany and accompany with a note stating in whose honor or memory you are giving the gift. Mail the check to: Mosaic Life Care Foundation, P.O. Box 801530, Kansas City, MO 64180.

Who determines how my gift is used?

Unless your gift is designated for a specific purpose when made, your gift will be used toward the area of greatest need at the time of use, determined by Foundation leadership.

Is my gift tax-deductible?

Mosaic Foundation – Albany is a 501(c)(3) organization. Gifts made to Mosaic Foundation – Albany are tax deductible to the extent the law allows. Please consult with a financial professional for specific tax advice and guidance.

Can I make a gift online?

Yes. To make an online gift, please visit our donation page.

Can I make an anonymous gift?

Yes. If you request to make an anonymous gift, your name will remain confidential and will not be disclosed to the public. Your name will not be used or printed in any newsletters, marketing or advertising materials or annual reports.

Who do I talk with if I wish to organize a fundraiser to benefit Mosaic Foundation – Albany or Mosaic Life Care?

Please contact Jessica Taylor, philanthropy assistant, at (816) 271-7296 or

Contact Us

Julie Gaddie, PhD


(816) 271-7571

518 S. Sixth St.

St. Joseph, MO 64501

Laura Almquist

Community Relations Ambassador

(660) 726-1262

705 N. College St.

Albany, MO 64402