You can make a difference!
Supporters like you help Freeman provide life-saving healthcare in a variety of ways — some people choose to volunteer in areas such as the information desk, the gift shop,and surgery waiting areas. Others make generous financial gifts to Freeman, Bill & Virginia Leffen for Autism, or Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Your help makes Freeman what it is today. Thank you for all you do.
Ready to get involved?
- Make a donation
By making a donation today, you become a meaningful partner in our crusade to save lives, heal bodies, and prevent illnesses – not for a few, but for thousands, one of whom could be your friend, neighbor, coworker, or maybe even yourself or a family member. Click here to donate online.
- Volunteer at Freeman
Freeman volunteers make patients and their families more comfortable through personal attention, dedication, and a genuine desire to enrich the lives of others. Click here to learn more about volunteering at Freeman.
- Give blood
Did you know there is no substitute for human blood? Every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood, yet only 3 in 100 Americans donate. When you give blood, it makes a difference. With your selfless gift, you can save up to 3 lives. Nearly 1 in 5 people say that the main reason for not donating blood is that they’ve never thought about it. Consider it—when you give blood, it makes a difference. With your selfless gift, you can save up to 3 lives. Each day, it takes 275 blood donations to meet the needs of patients in the 36 hospitals supplied by Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO). Freeman regularly conducts blood drives in conjunction with CBCO. If you’d like to attend, please check our calendar of events. Donating blood is safe and takes less than an hour. People who are 17 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds and have not given blood in the past 8 weeks are encouraged to give blood. You may donate blood every 8 weeks, up to 6 times a year. Let others live through you – give blood.
- Register as an organ donor
Did you know 115,000 people are waiting on an organ transplant at any given time and a new name is added to the waiting list every 10 minutes? Each organ donor can save 8 people. Each cornea donation can restore sight to 2 people. Each tissue donor can improve the lives of as many as 75 people. It's quick and easy to register to become an organ donor at donatelife.net. For more information, please contact Freeman Development Office for more information at 417.347.6557.
Freeman Donor Council
Freeman Donor Council is a group of caregivers who devote their time to helping patients and families learn about organ donation. They also organize events and projects to honor those who gave the Gift of Life.
One such project, the Tree of Life installation on display in the lobby at Freeman Hospital West, recognizes the heroes who gave the Gift of Life. Families may choose to place a leaf inscribed with their loved one's name on the tree.