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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, Mary Free Bed strengthens the mind, trains the body and inspires hope in patients and families.

Mary Free Bed Foundation | Nonprofits in Grand RapidsThe 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.

Your 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

In 2014 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.

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.

How to Support the Foundation

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

• IRA Distributions

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.

Foundation Events

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

Hospital Foundation Gala – November 5, 2015

Hospital Foundation Gala 2015

Foundation Newsletter

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Contact the Foundation Staff

Mary Free Bed Foundation Staff - Nonprofits in Grand Rapids

235 Wealthy St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Timothy J. Pietryga
Vice President, Advancement

Darrow Goodspeed
Capital Campaign Director

Jocelyn Dettloff
Annual Fund Director

Sydne Harris
Development Coordinator