Pen Bay Waldo Healthcare Foundation

The Pen Bay Waldo Healthcare Foundation provides support for Pen Bay Medical Center, Waldo County General Hospital and other Coastal Healthcare Alliance affiliates in Knox and Waldo Counties. The Foundation also supports MaineHealth Care at Home services at the Sussman House. Our aim is to build lasting relationships with donors and engage the community in long-term support that will sustain the healthcare of our region for many years to come.

About us

The Pen Bay Waldo Healthcare Foundation supports Pen Bay Medical Center, Waldo County General Hospital and other Coastal Healthcare Alliance Affiliates. The Foundation raises charitable contributions for approved capital improvements, vital programs, daily operating costs and future endowment needs to supplement institutional revenues from insurance payments, private pay patients and reimbursement from federal and state sources.

The Foundation works with many community partners who help raise donations in the community. From the Waldo County Hospital Aid’s yard sales and teas, to the book drives of Camden National Bank, to school drives for toys, to the Rockland Women’s Golf Association Golf Classic, our community partners are working with the Foundation to strengthen our healthcare system.

Ways to Give

A healthy Midcoast community depends on philanthropic contributions. Generous gifts to the Pen Bay Waldo Healthcare Foundation help us provide exceptional care to every patient, every day. You may designate your gift for Pen Bay Medical Center, Waldo County General Hospital, the Sussman House or even to a specific program or fund.


Make a Gift Now

The Pen Bay Waldo Healthcare Foundation welcomes gifts of all sizes and in many forms. We invite you to make a gift now by considering one of the following gift options:

  • Contact the Foundation at 207-301-6713
  • Make your check payable to Pen Bay Waldo Healthcare Foundation and mail to 22 White Street, Rockland, ME 04841.

Gifts of Stocks or Securities

Giving long-term appreciated stock offers you a two-fold tax saving. First, you receive a tax deduction for the full fair market value of the stock on the date of the gift. In addition, you avoid paying any capital gains tax on the increase in value of your stock. Please call Amy McNaughton at 207-301-6716 with questions regarding gifts of stock.

Matching Gifts

Corporate matching gifts are an easy way for people to maximize the impact of their personal donations to Pen Bay Waldo Healthcare Foundation. By taking advantage of your company’s matching gift program, you can generate an additional gift that may automatically double or triple your own donation.

To make a matching gift, check with your Human Resources Department to find out about its Matching Gift Program. Many companies will provide a form for you to complete and send to us regarding your donation. We will confirm your gift and return the matching gift form to your company, which will then send a matching gift to Pen Bay Waldo Healthcare Foundation.

Midcoast Cancer Classic

The 9th annual Midcoast Cancer Classic golf tournament will be held Friday, August 9th, 2019 at the Rockland Golf Club. In the past, over $185,000 has been raised to benefit local cancer support services at Pen Bay Medical Center, right here in Midcoast Maine. Both men and women are encouraged to participate in this fun-filled golf tournament that includes 18 holes of golf, cart, lunch, gifts and prizes.RWGAweb

You don’t have to swing a club to take part. Each year the Golf Classic also provides visibility and promotion to area businesses through sponsorship, and raises additional funds through our Dine Around raffle. You can make an in-kind donation to the Dine Around Raffle, Raffle Baskets or a one-time gift to provide additional support. However you choose to be involved, you’ll know you’re helping people in our community overcome the many challenges of living with cancer.

Sponsorship Levels Form

Dine Around Raffle

Sign Up Form

Foundation Staff

Lynn Cole
Senior Director of Campaign Initiatives

Sherry Gagne
Director of Prospect Management and Research

Jody Herbert
Development Information Specialist

Amy McNaughton
Director of Annual Fund & Development Operations

Deb Schilder
Director of Grants and Foundation Relations

Dayna Small
Administrator & Donor Relations Assistant 

Eleanor Willmann
Vice President of Development

Amanda Wood
Development Coordinator


Spring Stewardship Report

On the path to healing, gratitude and grief often go hand in hand. When Dr. Andrea Norfleet was diagnosed with a serious illness in 2012, she and her husband, Dr. Bill Norfleet, took early retirement to focus on Andrea’s well-being and spend more time together. Read more.

Recognize a Caregiver

The Pen Bay Waldo Healthcare Foundation supports the Grateful Patient Program at Pen Bay Medical Center. This special program allows grateful patients to recognize the quality care and support they received by acknowledging those exceptional caregivers. Learn more

Contact Us

Learn how you can help. Please call 207-301-6705 or email us.  Email Us

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