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Gift Clubs

Philanthropy plays a vital role in the critical work we do to change patients’ lives every day. Our ability to provide the finest possible health care to people throughout the community is directly linked to the high level of support we receive from loyal community members like you.

Swedish recognizes our generous donors by welcoming them into our gift clubs - the Summit Club and Founders Circle. The Summit Club includes individuals who donate $1,500 or more to Swedish. Donors of $10,000 and above annually are invited to join the Founders Circle.

Summit Club Benefits

Summit Club: Member $1,500 - $2,400

  • Admittance to a private hospital room when available and medically feasible. Please show your membership card at registration.
  • Complimentary valet parking (when available) at the First Hill and Cherry Hill main entrances and discounted parking at the Broadway parking lot.
  • Pre-registration forms for Swedish Medical Center to expedite the admitting process.
  • Invitations to special cocktail receptions as well as behind-the-scenes tours and events.
  • Invitation to our annual recognition event.
  • Complimentary passes to the Swedish Educational Forum, a series of educational lectures.
  • Recognition in Swedish Medical Center’s Annual Report.
  • Complimentary copies of Swedish Medical Center’s IMPACT magazine.

Summit Club Contributor $2,500-$4,999

All benefits above plus:

  • Personalized tour of a Swedish Hospital of your choice, with a Swedish expert

Summit Club: Patron $5,000 - $9,999

All benefits above plus:

  • Recognition on the Donor Wall at the First Hill, Cherry Hill and Ballard campuses.

Founders Circle Benefits

Founders Circle: Sponsor ($10,000 - $19,999)

All benefits of Summit Club plus:

  • Access for immediate family members to the Bentley Family Donor Lounge.
  • Free EBT (Electron Beam Tomography) coronary artery screenings.
  • Invitation to a special Founders Circle celebration.

Founders Circle: Benefactor ($20,000+)

All benefits above plus:

  • Recognition in Swedish Society, our top recognition society for individuals who have contributed $20,000 or more cumulatively.

Questions about these or other funds at Swedish? Please contact the Foundation at foundation@swedish.org or 206-386-6796.





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