Ways to give

There are many ways to express gratitude and celebrate the extraordinary care provided by the MedStar Health team.

Philanthropic initiatives

Through philanthropic investments and community support, our vision can become a reality.

At MedStar Health, we have a variety of philanthropic campaigns and initiatives we are inviting you to partner with us on. Click on a location to learn more. If you have any questions, please contact the philanthropy office at philanthropy@medstar.net.  

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- MedStar SiTEL

- MedStar Innovation Fund

- Quality of Life Fund

- Center for Healthcare Narratives

- International Training Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery

- Executive Masters in Quality, Safety, and Leadership

- New Investigator Fund

  • Margery E. Zylich Communication Fund
    Established to honor Margery E. Zylich for her exceptional work in the field of healthcare communications, the Margery E. Zylich Communication Fund provides education and professional development in the communication field for associates across the MedStar Health system. Margery served as vice president of Operational Communications and chief of staff for MedStar Health, one of the nation's top, integrated healthcare delivery systems, and helped shape Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region's healthcare landscape as the trusted communication counsel for MedStar Health's President and CEO, and Leadership Team.

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Medical/Surgical Pavilion at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

The Pavilion will support cutting-edge advancements in medical technology and our focus on providing exceptional care in the areas of transplant, orthopaedics, neurosciences, and surgical services.

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Surgical Pavilion at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

This state-of-the-art facility provides the optimal setting for our highly skilled surgical teams to perform minimally invasive surgeries and complex procedures.

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MedStar Heart & Vascular Outpatient Center at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital

This innovative Outpatient Center combines all cardiac and vascular services to provide a seamless, more convenient patient care experience.

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The Burn Center at MedStar Washington Hospital Center

This facility includes special features and amenities specific to burn patients, and enhance the way we care for our community.

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Oncology Pavilion at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

This new pavilion for oncology care will house cutting-edge collaboration between top doctors and nurses at MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute and trusted MedStar Montgomery caregivers.

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Partner with us

There are many opportunities to philanthropically partner with us. Below are ways to get involved through our system-wide initiatives

Corporate partners program

Gift planning

Grants, foundation relations, and grant-funded initiatives

Third party events and crowdfunding

Power to Heal Campaign

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The annual Power to Heal Campaign offers the opportunity to join in celebrating a growing culture of gratitude at MedStar Health through a gift in honor of a colleague, friend, or caregiver.


General Volunteer Requirements

  • Be at least 17 years old and not in high school
  • Commit to a minimum of 100 hours a year (4 hours per week)
  • Submit all application materials on time
  • Interview with a member of our Volunteer Services Department 
  • Complete Occupational Health clearance
  • Pass a background check
  • Attend a General Volunteer Orientation session
  • Specialized Program-based Orientation (if applicable)