Mission: The wyoming medical center foundation enhances excellence in healthcare delivery at wyoming medical center by securing private philanthropic resources, cultivating enduring relationships, and delivering superior donor stewardship.
Programs: This fiscal year the wyoming medical center (wmc) foundation reached its goal of raising $3 million towards wyoming medical center's new mcmurry west tower. The mcmurry west tower opened in october serving surgical and labor and delivery patients as well as providing a new cafeteria and front door to the hospital. The foundation is currently raising funds for a new wellness center within the mcmurry west tower. The wellness center is a $1. 2 million project. To date, the foundation has secured the lead donor to the wellness center with a gift of $300,000. The wellness center will provide integrative medicine approaches to chronic disease patients to lower overall risk. The wmc foundation continues to raise funds to support the masterson place, a 30 bed hospitality home utilized for patients and families who travel to casper, wyoming to receive medical treatment and need a place to stay. This past fiscal year the masterson place served 5,700 patients and families. The masterson place offer families a $40. 00 rate. For those patients that are unable to afford the $40. 00, the wmc foundation provides scholarships to cover their stay.
angels cancer care program: the angels cancer care program objective is to continue to serve cancer patients undergoing treatment with a number of needs such as gas cards, food cards, hotel vouchers, prosthesis, wigs and more. Long-term, the angels cancer care program plans to continue to serve patients along with providing education on cancer prevention. In 2015 the angels cancer care program plans to fund 100 women who are uninsured with a free screening mammogram. The angels cancer care program has a rich history of addressing varied concerns of cancer patients. These include offering emotional support, financial assistance, transportation and medication retrieval. The angels cancer care program educates the community about the program while raising much needed funds to support patients currently undergoing treatment with food and gas vouchers, wigs, prosthesis and more. In 2014, the angels cancer care program served a total of 111 patients with direct patient needs and over 1,000 patients with such items as thanksgiving dinners, christmas cookie trays, monthly meals at the masterson place, etc. The angels cancer care program hosted three events this year, the trojan trek, country for cancer and the reindeer run raising a total of $42,000.