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Donor Stories

We have an amazing bond with our community when it comes to philanthropic support — from major gifts like the land on which Community Hospital stands to heartfelt checks for $10, sent by people grateful for their care.

Why do people give? Their reasons are as varied as the personal stories.

Video stories

Articles from our publications

Dr. William and Duncan LewisDr. William and Duncan Lewis

The Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula is being named in honor of retired neurosurgeon William R. Lewis, recognizing a lifetime of giving by Dr. Lewis and his wife, Duncan.

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Roger DahlBack in the swing

Patient Roger Dahl inspires therapeutic putting green after recovering from a serious injury in the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (IRU).

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MargueriteA living legacy

The Carol Hatton Breast Care Center was there when Marguerite McSween Fearn needed them the most. And now she has created a meaningful gift for those who will come after her.

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JessicaWhen a headache is not just a headache

After Jessica Hanham's diagnosis and treatment for ongoing headaches, her parents made a generous donation to Montage Health in a certain emergency doctor's honor.

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Grover familyMarilyn and David Grover pay tribute to their late son

Jeffrey Grover, who passed away from colon cancer in 2008, inspired his parents to donate in a unique way that honored his love of deep sea diving.

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Ways to Give

It’s easy to make a gift now — online, by phone, or by mail.



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Monterey, CA 93940

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