The Gonzales Healthcare Systems Foundation partners with caring individuals, businesses, and community organizations who strive to ensure the best possible healthcare is available in and around the Gonzales area. Through these efforts, the Gonzales Healthcare Systems is able to maintain state-of-the-art medical equipment and highly-skilled physicians and nursing staff. Your tax-deductible gift lasts a lifetime and will benefit generations to come.

Click on the button below if you wish to make a secure online donation to the GHS Foundation. Thank you for your support!

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Gonzales Healthcare Systems Foundation is to cultivate fundraising and philanthropic ventures that improve the health and wellness of those served by Gonzales Healthcare Systems.

It is rare to give a gift that lasts beyond our lifetime as we care for others and offer hope for future generations.

This rare gift is found by giving to: Gonzales Healthcare Systems Foundation.

The Foundation is currently focusing on fundraising that will benefit a variety of exciting projects. For example, construction of the new thrive HEALTHPLEX broke ground on November 18, 2015; new imaging equipment is being purchased; and patient rooms are being upgraded.

Your contribution to GHS ensures continued growth of the foundation to benefit our patients and our community.

Gonzales Healthcare Systems Foundation has a variety of giving programs to meet your individual needs.


Below is a list of available options from which to choose:

Monetary Gift

A gift of cash is the simplest way to donate to the Foundation. Cash gifts are fully tax deductible up to 50% of your adjusted gross income. Cash gifts may also be pledged over many years.

Securities Gift

Gifts of marketable securities, including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, etc. are accepted by the Foundation. There are numerous tax benefits for these types of donations.

Insurance Gift

Donors may assign ownership to the Gonzales Healthcare Systems Foundation in a fully paid-up policy or designate the hospital as a beneficiary.

Real Estate Gift

Various types of property are accepted by the Foundation pending the approval of the Gonzales Healthcare Systems Foundation Board. This includes primary residences, land, automobiles or other property.

Charitable Bequests

A donor may wish to make a donation to the Foundation by including us in his or her will. A bequest is a lasting legacy that will help to ensure a healthy future for our community. If you need more information on bequests, please call the Foundation.

Planned Giving Opportunities

There are many planned giving options available, which can provide considerable tax and income benefits to donors. Examples include: charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts, charitable remainder unitrusts or charitable gift annuities. Please contact the Foundation office if you are interested in any of these estate-planning options.

Donor Recognition

Gonzales Healthcare Systems Foundation has established a timeless tribute to recognize individuals, businesses, foundations, and organizations that make financial contributions to Gonzales Healthcare Systems.

Gonzales Healthcare Systems Foundation can also customize giving programs to meet your individual needs. If you are interested in supporting Gonzales Healthcare Foundation, please call (830) 672-7581 to discuss the many ways in which your financial gift can be utilized to improve Gonzales Healthcare Systems services.

Hannah Siepmann Deschner Nursing Scholarship

Scholarships are available to persons interested in obtaining a Registered Nurse license, Nurse Practitioner or a Bachelor of Science or Master of Science in Nursing or a closely related field.  Persons returning to Gonzales Healthcare Systems after licensure are preferred.

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Lora Tschappatt Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Scholarships are available to persons interested in obtaining licensure as an LVN, Registered Nurse, or Advanced Nurse Practitioner.

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Gonzales Healthcare Systems Foundation Board of Directors:
Carolyn Orts, President
Andrea Seger, Vice President
John Lamprecht, Secretary/Treasurer
Patty Stewart, Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Commie Hisey, D.O., FAAFP, Advisor
Brian Fees
Barbara Koricanek
Janelle R. Lester
Dora Noyola
Sascha Kardosz
Roger Dyer
Darla Machacek
David Malaer
Britney Caka
Donna Koehler

Contact Information
Contact: Kelly Lindner
Number: (830) 672-7581 ext. 1005