FAQ's About Giving

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

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

How do I include Mosaic Life Care Foundation in my will or trust?

Including Mosaic Life Care Foundation 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 Life Care Foundation 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 Jerry Pickman, CFRE, at (816) 271-6792 or jerry.pickman@mlcfoundation.com.

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 Life Care Foundation and accompany with a note stating in whose honor or memory you are giving the gift. Mail the check to: Mosaic Life Care Foundation, 518 S. Sixth St., St. Joseph, MO, 64501.

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 Life Care Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. Gifts made to Mosaic Life Care Foundation 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 Life Care Foundation or Mosaic Life Care?

Please contact Laura Holthaus, philanthropy assistant, at (816) 271-7296 or laura.holthaus@mlcfoundation.com.