Opportunities for Giving
Create your legacy with Jefferson's Ferry today.
A gift to the general fund will allow Jefferson's Ferry to use your donation where it is most needed. Gifts of $5,000 or more are considered "Major Gifts" and will earn a spot on our donor wall prominently displayed in the heart of the George F. Rice Community Center.
Resident Assistance Fund
Imagine thinking you have all of your assets in line and then unexpectedly, they are all gone. What do you do? Through the generosity of donors like you, the Jefferson's Ferry Foundation is able to provide residents of Jefferson's Ferry with financial assistance should they run out money through no fault of their own. By designating your donation to this fund, you will help bring those residents who are struggling peace of mind.
Capital Improvements Fund
The world is ever-changing and we are always looking for ways to enhance the lives of our residents. These funds will be designated to any necessary building improvements within Jefferson's Ferry, including the Vincent Bove Health Center. Your gift will help us to provide a lasting state-of-the-art facility for future generations to come.
The Jefferson's Ferry Foundation has pledged to raise $1 million towards helping our residents continue to age successfully. Construction of the new Wellness Center has already begun and is expected to be completed the end of April 2016, providing residents with a more easily accessible location. Successful Aging features programs and services dedicated to increasing the participants' overall health and well-being, offering them a sense of purpose and encouragement to interact with people and contribute to life in a meaningful and purposeful way.
Employee Education and Assistance Fund
Our staff plays an important role in the excellent care and service that is provided by Jefferson's Ferry. We like to encourage our staff to better themselves through educational classes. This fund allows us to provide our staff with tuition reimbursement, textbooks and also financial hardship loans in times of dire need.
A tribute gift is an excellent way to honor or remember a loved one. This can be done through our Commemorative Tree or Celebration of Life Tree program. Tribute gifts can also be made in any amount to the fund of your choice. No gift is ever too small.
These beautiful Aristocratic Pear trees line Mather Drive near the Vincent Bove Health Center. Each tree comes with a lifetime guarantee and a brass plaque with the wording of your choice. The cost for each tree is $2,500 and includes a custom-worded plaque.
Celebration of Life Tree
The Celebration of Life Tree has engraved plaques placed on it which resemble a Tree of Life. It contains both memorial plaques and celebratory plaques. Each plaque costs $350 and can be engraved with the words of your choosing.
Are you looking for a way to commemorate a loved one or perhaps just a way to leave your mark on Jefferson’s Ferry? Look no further. Our benches are a wonderful way to beautify the community with your personal touch for years to come. The cost per bench is $1,000 and the engraving can be up to 35 characters. Click here for a map of available benches.
Amazon Smile Program
Do you shop on Amazon? If so, you can make a contribution to Jefferson's Ferry Foundation effortlessly. Simply select Active Retirement Community, Inc. as your charity of choice and Amazon will contribute .05% of your purchase to Jefferson's Ferry. Please note that not all purchases are eligible. CLICK HERE for more information.