Harrisburg Medical Center Foundation, founded on June 13, 2001, is a not-for-profit corporation. Its major role is to raise and provide funds to further the mission of Harrisburg Medical Center and make a positive difference in the lives of individuals and the communities we serve. Providing progressive equipment, offering educational opportunities for staff, patients, and the community, building endowments that support special programs within our hospital and community are some of the Harrisburg Medical Center needs for which the foundation solicits funds.

Major Projects Supported

Some of the major projects the foundation funds support include:

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation – EKG & stress-testing equipment Mulberry Center & Bradford House - Library, Sensory Stimulation Board
  • Emergency Services – Fetal Heart Tone Doppler, heart monitor, and digital thermometers
  • Laboratory – B-Type Nutriuretic Peptide (BNP) Machine helps confirm a diagnosis of congestive heart failure, Infant Blood Draw Station, Phlebotomy Work Station, and a Plasma Thawer
  • Nutrition Department Equipment
  • Meditation Garden
  • Home Health Department – Ultrasound & Electrical Stimulator, Oximetry Machine-a non-invasive measurement of oxygen percent in the blood, a baby scale, equipment carrier, and a Fingerstick Protime Machine
  • Wound Clinic – Wheel chairs
  • Ambulatory Care – Blood Pressure Cuff/Pulse Oximeter
  • Medical/Surgical – Digital thermometers, blood pressure cuffs, and Roll-about IV Poles, Hospital Bed
  • Oncology & Infusion Unit – Vital Signs Monitor
  • Therapy Services – Fluido Therapy Machine
  • Special Care Unit – Hospital beds
  • Purchase of a bili blanket
  • $100,000 towards the purchase of Orthopedic Surgical equipment


There are many ways you can share your resources of time, talent, and finances with Harrisburg Medical Center. Remember any gift regardless of size will provide valuable support to HMC’s services and programs. You can:

  • Give a gift of cash, stocks, real estate, or life insurance
  • Remember Harrisburg Medical Center in your will
  • Support the Foundation’s annual events

Major Fundraiser Events

Support Groups

Caregiver Learning Circle

Caregiver Learning Circle is a free ongoing service sponsored by Harrisburg Medical Center Foundation and is staffed by Harrisburg Medical Center Behavioral Health Services. Monthly meetings are held to share, listen, and learn. Caregiver Learning Circle is formed for family and friends who provide support and care for individuals with dementia or other chronic debilitating illness. When:  Third Tuesday of each month Where:  HMC Foundation Office, 6 E. Clark Time:  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, questions, or concerns call or email: Elana Floyd-Kennett, LCSW at 618.273.1410.

Look Good…Feel Better

Harrisburg Medical Center Foundation in partnership with the American Cancer Society, National Cosmetology Association and the Personal Care Products Council Foundation provide women undergoing cancer treatment free participation in hands-on beauty and skin care techniques, assisted by area cosmetologists. For information or to register, please call Courtney Drone at 618.253.0403.

Harrisburg Medical Center Foundation Board



President & CEO of Harrisburg Medical Center
Blake Wilson
Courtney Drone
Executive Director

Laura Winkleman, M.D.
Planned & Major Gifts Committee Co-Chair
Charles Holland

Rod Wallace

Rod Wallace

Cameron Newbold - website

Cameron Newbold
 Jeff Smith - website
Jeff Smith

Tara Ferguson - website

Tara Ferguson

Chris Street

Jamie Hayes

Bric Steward