Memorial Giving

Memorial Giving

Memorial gifts are a meaningful way to honor the memory of a loved one. These gifts have a lasting impact on our community and allow Vanderbilt Health to continue providing the best in personalized care. 

Donors can choose the program that their tribute gift will benefit and we will notify the person or family as specified by the donor. Gift amounts are confidential. 

How to make a tribute gift

  • Send a check made payable to Vanderbilt University Medical Center to: 

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center Development
    Gift and Donor Services
    3322 West End Avenue, Suite 900
    Nashville, TN 37203

    Please include a note with the individual's name and the area of gift designation. 

  • Call 800-288-0028 to make a gift using a credit card. 

CREATE A MEMORIAL PAGE

Create a dedicated fundraising page to honor a loved one and tell their story. This easily customizable page can be shared with friends and family to encourage memorial giving, which helps raise awareness and support innovative research and care at Vanderbilt Health.

Create a memorial page     Example Memorial Page

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In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Gifts can be mailed to:

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Development
Gift and Donor Services
3322 West End Avenue, Suite 900
Nashville, TN 37203

Checks should be made payable to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Please include a note with the check or indicate on the memo line that the gift is made in memory of <Name>.

Gifts can also be made online at VanderbiltHealth.org/giving. Please select the checkbox next to “Dedicate my donation in honor or in memory of someone.”