Advancing Excellence: Touching Lives

Compassionate Treatment. Healing Faith.

“Rooted in God's love, we treat illness and promote wellness for all people.” This simple mission statement has defined the legacy of St. Joseph’s/Candler for more than 200 years. At St. Joseph’s/Candler Foundations, we are committed to providing philanthropic support so that the health system can fulfill its mission.

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Charitable resources are necessary to treat illness and promote wellness for all people. It is through the financial investment of your generous gifts that St. Joseph’s/Candler continues to provide unparalleled excellence in a compassionate and healing environment.

The Greatest Need - COVID-19 Support

We are grateful to the numerous businesses and individuals reaching out to offer assistance during the COVID-19 crisis. The small acts of kindness to help our physicians, caregivers and staff caring for our patients has been remarkable. We are touched by the generous spirit of people wishing to support the greatest needs of our patient care at this time. 

To meet the requests, we have established the ability to Make a Gift for the Greatest Need. Donations will be directed to support the emerging needs at St. Joseph’s/Candler related to this ever changing crisis. 

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Advancing Excellence: Touching Lives

Building on our strengths, while preparing to face the future, St. Joseph’s/Candler has developed a strategy which ensures continued access to clinical services and programs, while ensuring the financial strength of our system for the continued availability of healthcare services across the many communities we serve.

We successfully completed Phase I of our current initiative, Advancing Excellence: Touching Lives, by raising $5.1 million in two years. Phase II just began and includes projects to enhance the patient experience by supporting the following areas of St. Joseph’s/Candler:

Advancements at St. Joseph’s Hospital

  • Emergency Department - Ambulance Entrance
  • The Heart Hospital - Electrophysiology Lab and Advanced Interventional Procedure Lab
  • Institute for Neurosciences - ongoing support for Movement Disorders Program and other neurological related disorders

Advancements at Candler Hospital

Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion

  • Howard Hand in Hand Support for Children
  • Nurse Navigators
  • Research and Clinical Trials
  • Cancer Survivorship Patient Support
  • Expansion of services in Hilton Head Island and Bluffton

Mary Telfair Women’s Hospital

  • Neonatal Level II Nursery Equipment
  • Telfair BirthPlace room renovations
  • Mammography


A Partnership with Savannah and the Low Country

We are proud to call the Low Country of Coastal Georgia and South Carolina home, caring for our friends and neighbors, and providing the best healthcare possible. As St. Joseph’s/Candler looks to the future, we invite you to invest in our faith-based, charitable mission.

Like the hospitals we support, the St. Joseph’s/Candler Foundations are 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations, making your gift tax deductible as allowed by law. We sincerely appreciate your time, interest, and consideration, and look forward to recognizing your generous support.

Why I Give

Why do our generous donors contribute to the St. Joseph's/Candler Foundation? The reasons are many. Here are a few:



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Contact Us for More Information

For more information about giving opportunities for the St. Joseph’s/Candler Foundations, please call our main office at (912) 819-8683. We look forward to talking with you. Thank you for your interest in supporting us so that we can ensure that our community continues to have access to the very best healthcare services, technology and programs available.

If you’d simply like our mailing address, please send any written communications or designated contributions to:
St. Joseph's/Candler Foundations
Heart & Lung Building
5356 Reynolds Street, Suite 400
Savannah, GA 31405

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Please consider making a gift to St. Joseph's/Candler through our Foundations Office. Gifts to St. Joseph's/Candler make a significant difference to our patients and our communities.

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