Everyday is a Gift Fund

Hospice of the West may utilize non-tax deductible contributions to support patients who may need hospice services, equipment, medical supplies, medications, food, or clothing that is not within their financial means. Sometimes after an extended illness, ones personal finances can be depleted and your generous donation will help people who are struggling or who dont have health insurance.

Your kindness and support is very much appreciated as we at Hospice of the West are dedicated to providing and promoting the best quality of care to patients and families facing end-of-life issues.

Although the Everyday is a Gift Fund at Hospice of the West is not a 501 (c) (3) organization, your gifts are used to provide hospice services, medications or supplies to those who dont have the ability to pay.  We appreciate your non-tax deductible contribution to this meaningful fund.


For tax-deductible donations given to Hospice of the West, we partner with the following charitable organizations:

Hospice of the West is able to forward tax-deductible monetary contributions and gifts to three outstanding tax-exempt, charitable organizations that we support: VMLC Charities, the fundraising arm of the Veterans Medical Leadership Council (VMLC), Banner Alzheimers Foundation and Barrows Neurological Institute – Muhammad Ali Parkinsons Center.  Donors may direct Hospice of the West to forward their generous contributions to one of these 501 (c) (3) organizations:

Veterans Medical Leadership Council

The mission of the Veterans Medical Leadership Council is to improve the health and welfare of veterans and their families in Arizona. They advocate for initiatives that enhance the quality of veterans health care and services in Maricopa County, and to raise funds for patients and programs at the VA Health Care System and the State Veterans Home that fall outside federal and state funding guidelines. VMLC Charities programs support: The Returning Warrior Fund, Post-Deployment Clinic, Homeless Veterans, US Vets, VA Veterans Day Parade, Arizona Standown, Central Arizona Shelter Services, Justa Center and Mary Ellens Place. VMLC Charities and VMLC are both local, all-volunteer, tax-exempt non-profit organizations whose mission is to improve the health and welfare of veterans and their families in Arizona. For more information on VMLC and VMLC Charities and its mission, as well as the great impact they have made in the community, please visit http://arizonavmlc.org/.

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute / Banner Alzheimer’s Foundation

Banner Alzheimers Institute (BAI) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the goal of ending Alzheimers disease without losing another generation. It is helping to launch a new era of Alzheimers research—detection, treatment and prevention at the pre-symptomatic stage—and to establish a comprehensive model of care that can be the national standard. BAI was founded in 2006 by Phoenix-based Banner Health, one of the countrys largest nonprofit health care systems. For more information, go to www.banneralz.org.

Banner Alzheimers Foundation (BAF) is the philanthropic resource for Banner Alzheimers Institute. Established by the nonprofit Banner Health in 2006, BAF is dedicated to securing charitable contributions in support of BAIs mission to end Alzheimers disease without losing another generation and to set a comprehensive standard of care for patients and families. For more information, visit www.banneralz.org/waystogive.

Barrows Neurological Institute – Muhammad Ali Parkinson’s Center

The Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center and Movement Disorders Clinic (MAPC) at Barrow Neurological Institute was established in 1997. The mission of the center is to provide excellence in treatment, research and education for people and families affected by Parkinsons disease and other movement disorders ensuring that they enjoy the best quality of life they can. The center is recognized as a Center of Excellence by the National Parkinson Foundation.

The MAPC offers various services for both Parkinsons disease and other movement disorders, throughout the continuum of care. Services (in both English and Spanish) are offered in diagnosis and evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, support groups, education, as well as recreation therapy, expressive arts and exercise programs. The Ali Care Program offers financial and social support to those in need. All of the community outreach services are available to anyone with Parkinson disease regardless of where they obtain their medical care. For more information, go to www.thebarrow.org/Neurological_Services/Muhammad_Ali_Parkinson_Center/index.htm.


We are honored to forward your generous contribution to the non-profit organization you have selected or to the Everyday is a Gift Fund.  The non-profit organization you choose will provide you with documentation for tax purposes. We will also be sending any necessary acknowledgements to the family of our patient to whom you sent in your generous donation for. 

Thank you again for your support of Hospice of the West and the Everyday is a Gift Fund.

Mail-in Donation:

To make a contribution to the Everyday is a Gift Fund, please send your donation to:

Hospice of the West
21410 N 19th Ave. Ste 100
Phoenix, AZ 85027