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The Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, a nonprofit in Grand Rapids, restores hope and freedom through rehabilitation for people who are at some of the lowest points of their lives. Through expert knowledge and compassionate care, DonateNow2Mary Free Bed strengthens the mind, trains the body and inspires hope in patients and families.

The Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation secures resources to support the hospital in returning people to the most function, the most ability and the most independence. Your financial support helps patients and their families experience transformative rehabilitation.

The Mary Free Bed Foundation is one of the nonprofits in grand rapids michigan that focuses on helping children and adults to experience hope and freedomYour donation to the Foundation helps children and adults to:

• Experience innovative therapies
• Use state-of-the-art rehabilitation equipment
• Learn to use adaptive equipment to resume a favorite hobby
• Learn to drive or return to driving after injury or illness
• Support or benefit from our Charitable Care Fund

Last year, we supplied $10 million of charitable care to our patients.

On behalf of our patients, whose lives are better because of the therapy and services received at Mary Free Bed, thank you.

You can raise money for Mary Free Bed while shopping at no additional cost to you.

Through Amazon Smile, visit https://smile.amazon.com/ and select Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation.

Through Goodshop, visit https://www.goodsearch.com/goodshop to register and select the Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation, then search thousands of stores.

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Or, support our pediatric patients by purchasing items on the Foundation’s Amazon Wish List.

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The Mary Free Bed Foundation is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit. Donations made to the Foundation are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Ways to Give

There are a number of ways you can offer financial support to the foundation, including:

• By credit or debit card anytime through our secure, online donation site

• By check made payable to the Mary Free Bed Foundation
..Mail to: The Mary Free Bed Foundation
Mail to: ..235 Wealthy St. SE
Mail to: ..Grand Rapids, MI 49503

• Matching gifts—does your employer match charitable contributions?

• Stocks or securities–contact the Foundation, foundation@maryfreebed.com

• IRA Distributions–contact the Foundation, foundation@maryfreebed.com

• Moved to Share–Acknowledge someone or a department at Mary Free Bed by making a gift. Click here for more information.

1891 Legacy Society - Planned Giving

The 1891 Legacy Society was created to honor those Mary Free Bed supporters who have chosen to leave a legacy for the future of Mary Free Bed by making a planned gift.

Please click here for information about the 1891 Legacy Society and Planned Giving at Mary Free Bed.

A Mary Tour - 2017 Tour Dates

Join us for a tour of Mary Free Bed, including the expansion and renovations. Space is limited and reservations are required. Contact Sydne Di Cesare – 616.840.8137 or foundation@maryfreebed.com.

Wednesdays, 11 am
Jan. 18
Aug. 16
Nov. 15

Tuesdays, 11 am
Feb. 14
April 11
June 13
Sept. 12

Tuesdays, 8:30 am
March 14
May 16
July 11
Oct. 10
Dec. 12

Foundation Events

Sponsoring and attending our events is a wonderful way to support the foundation’s mission.

Upcoming 2016 tour dates – see our new West Addition, learn about our history and how we restore hope and freedom through physical rehabilitation. Space is limited. Please reserve a space by calling Sydne Di Cesare at 616.840.8137 or by emailing foundation@maryfreebed.com.

Contact the Foundation Staff

Mary Free Bed Foundation Staff - Nonprofits in Grand Rapids

235 Wealthy St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616.840.8137

Timothy J. Pietryga
Vice President, Advancement
616.840.8130
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Darrow Goodspeed
Major Gifts and Donor Relations Director
616.840.8196
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Jocelyn Dettloff
Annual Fund Director
616.840.8204
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Sydne Di Cesare
Development Administrative Assistant
616.840.8137
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