Ways to Give
Give the gift of good health to your family, friends and neighbors by supporting
Cortland Memorial Foundation and helping Cortland Regional continue its
commitment to providing the most advanced technology and enhanced patient
programs and services to support our community today and for generations to come.
Help us continue our 125-year legacy of compassionate care.
The Grateful Patient Program
This program provides you the opportunity to say thank you to the caregivers
and staff who have made a difference to you or your family, when you needed
them the most. Contact the Cortland Memorial Foundation for more information, either by phone at 607-756-3757 or by email at
The Higgins Society was established in tribute to the clinical excellence,
compassion and volunteerism that three generations of Higgins family physicians
brought to our community since we first opened our doors in 1891. As one
of Cortland Regional’s first physicians, Dr. Francis W. Higgins
was there to volunteer his medical services to the community. Since that
time, three generations of Higgins physicians - Dr. R. Paul Higgins, Dr.
Edward F. Higgins and Dr. R. Paul Higgins, Jr., have shared the family’s
practice and carried on this great family legacy until their retirements.
Annual membership levels begin at $250.
Members of the Charles Gibson Legacy Society have expressed their commitment
to Cortland Memorial Foundation (CMF) through a very special and important
form of financial support - planned giving. Cortland native, Charles "Charlie"
Gibson treated this community as family. Involved, consistent, and loving
in his attentiveness to so many causes, many of our neighbors and friends
continue to enjoy a better quality of life in Cortland because of Charlie's
Throughout the year, the Foundation hosts fundraising events that support
its work, including the CMF Golf Classic, Higgins Society events and Harvest
of Gold. Visit this page for event updates.
CMF occasionally embarks upon special fundraising efforts to address emerging
or immediate healthcare needs in our community. We are currently wrapping
up our 125th Anniversary Campaign, which is focused on raising funds to support the
purchase of two, much-needed digital imaging units for the hospital. We
are still a few thousand dollars short of our goal, so please consider