Donor clubs and societies have been established within McLaren Greater Lansing Healthcare Foundation in appreciation of our donor’s commitment. You are cordially invited to become a member of one of these distinguished groups by making a charitable contribution to the Foundation. Whatever the size of your gift, or whatever method you choose to make your gift, you can make a significant difference.
Annual Giving Clubs
Annual Giving is the cornerstone of McLaren Greater Lansing Healthcare Foundation’s philanthropic support. Your membership in one of our Annual Giving Clubs is an important investment in the health of your community, your neighbors, your family and yourself. We invite you to renew or establish your commitment to the McLaren Greater Lansing Healthcare Foundation by joining one of our Annual Giving Clubs and making a yearly gift.
|THE CORNERSTONE CLUB
THE KEYSTONE CLUB
THE TOWER CLUB
|$100 – $499 ANNUAL GIFT
$599 - $999 ANNUAL GIFT
$1,000+ ANNUAL GIFT
Membership in the giving societies assists McLaren Greater Lansing Healthcare Foundation and McLaren Greater Lansing in enhancing their mission of being the best value in healthcare as defined by quality outcomes and cost.
||$10,000 - $24,999
During the time of the Renaissance, the Signet ring was a symbol of endorsement and a mark of distinction. As a member of the Signet Society, you lend your own mark of distinction to McLaren Greater Lansing. Through the Signet Society’s generosity of spirit and deed, McLaren Greater Lansing has emerged as a leader in medical advancement and innovation.
||$25,000 - $49,999
The McLaughlin Society is named after Mr. & Mrs. C.J. McLaughlin, the parents of Dr. Harriet Jarret. In 1941, Dr. Jarret and her physician husband, Lawrence, purchased a home on the corner of Townsend and St. Joseph Street from automotive tycoon and noted industrialist R E Olds. They turned their home into a medical facility that became known as the place people would come to have babies and to be treated for ailments and injuries. In 1942, the hospital was dedicated as McLaughlin Osteopathic Hospital, later to become Lansing General Hospital, and now McLaren Orthopedic Hospital.
||$50,000 - $99,999
The McRee Society is named after Edward B. McRee, who served with distinction as our hospital's first president and CEO from 1961-1995. Mr. McRee is revered by many in the community and is credited with guiding the hospital through the early steps toward cardiac excellence. So much of McLaren Greater Lansing bears Ed McRee’s mark. Because of his legacy, the McRee House, McLaren Greater Lansing’s home away from home for our patient’s families, would bear his name.
||$100,000 - $249,999
The Belen Society is named after Miss Lucile Belen, a well-respected Lansing businesswoman, educator, fundraiser, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. Miss Belen was a longtime hospital supporter and the first recipient of the Community Healthcare Leadership Award. In 1981, the hospital initiated an annual employee award for managers or supervisors and named it the Belen Award for Excellence in Management. As a further tribute, an outpatient pavilion at McLaren Greater Lansing was named the Belen Pavilion for her 23 years of leadership on the hospital’s Board of Trustees.
||$250,000 - $499,999
The Breslin Society is named after Jack Breslin, a much loved and respected member of the Lansing community. Jack was a star athlete for Michigan State University and served as interim president of MSU. He served as both Chairman of the Board of Trustees the first Development Council, beginning the tradition of philanthropy for the hospital. In recognition of his dedicated service, Mr. Breslin was awarded the Community Healthcare Leadership Award.
||$500,000 - $999,999
The Anderson Society is named after R E Olds Anderson, a man who demonstrated the highest ideals of volunteerism and philanthropy. Olds Anderson was deeply committed to the health and well being of mid-Michigan residents. For 15 years, he served tirelessly in several capacities at the hospital, including Chairman of the Foundation Board, Chairman of the Development Council, Chairman of the Major Gifts Committee as well as a Trustee for the Hospital Board. In his honor and memory, McLaren Greater Lansing’s R E Olds Anderson Cardiac Rehabilitation Center bears his name. The center helps patients achieve and maintain cardiac fitness through a program of exercise and education.
||$1,000,000 or more
The Grand Society recognizes the generosity of donors who make a commitment of $1 million or more, or a documented planned gift of at least $1.5 million to McLaren Greater Lansing Healthcare Foundation. McLaren Greater Lansing’s relationship with each donor is revered and our goal is to maintain an association that reflects our appreciation and gratitude. In addition to financial contributions, the knowledge and experience of donors at this level are highly valued.
Donors are accorded the appropriate level of recognition with deep appreciation of the McLaren Greater Lansing Healthcare Foundation family. The following outlines some of the benefits received by donors in our giving societies and annual giving clubs.
Acknowledgement letter sent to the donor
Acknowledgement of support in the Foundation’s annual report, newsletter and website
Invitations to select Foundation events
Information and mailings about the Foundation
Planned Giving (The Heritage Circle)
The Heritage Circle recognizes and honors individuals and families who, through their estate plans, have established a planned gift benefiting McLaren Greater Lansing. Through a planned gift, donors can experience the satisfaction of incorporating their own values, goals and visions with the hospital’s future. These forward-thinking individuals are partners with us in planning for the future of health care in mid-Michigan. A Heritage Circle commitment provides McLaren Greater Lansing Healthcare Foundation with the vital resources needed to fulfill our mission for future generations.
All donors who provide McLaren Greater Lansing Healthcare Foundation with a signed Statement of Support indicating their future planned gift, are eligible for recognition in the Heritage Circle. Your planned gift may also qualify you for recognition in one of the McLaren Greater Lansing Healthcare Foundation’s donor societies.