Valor Health Foundation

The Valor Health Foundation was formed in May 2019 and is comprised of a group of people from various walks of life who are passionate about helping to grow and support a robust healthcare system for Gem County and the surrounding area.

Meet our Foundation Board:

  • Robert Shaw, President
  • Lisa Vetter, Vice President 
  • Wayne Rush, Secretary / Treasurer
  • Laurey Thompson
  • Al Dimmick
  • Lisa Zeiter 
  • Travis Farnsworth 
  • Brad Turpen 
  • Steve Nebeker

We are focused on moving from hospital-based “sick care” to outpatient based proactive management of health, providing exceptional hometown quality, customized experiences, convenience, and improving health and wellness across Gem County.

VHF Vision and Mission

Our Vision is to support Valor Health’s mission as the preferred health care system in improving the wellness and health of all generations in our region, today and into the future.

Our Mission is to engage and educate community members in order to raise and invest philanthropic resources to support the mission and vision of Valor Health.

Upcoming VHF Events, Current Projects, and Past Donations

  • VHF Events– more information coming soon
  • Current Projects– The Foundation’s goal in the short-term is to raise funds for much-needed upgraded EKG machines and an upgraded autoclave for surgical instrument sterilization. Long-term goals are centered around moving from hospital-based “sick care” to outpatient-based proactive management of health, providing exceptional hometown quality, customized experiences, convenience, and improving health and wellness across Gem County.  
  • Thank You to Our Past Donors and Recognition– VHF seeks to build on a history of community philanthropy and generosity:
    • The Knox Family
    • Valor Health Auxiliary
    • Brad and Teresa Little Fund- Idaho Community Foundation
    • Sander Family

Interested in Making a Donation?

There are many ways to donate to the VHF and to improve healthcare in Gem County.

  • Gifts of Cash or Credit Card
  • Noncash Assets
  • Memorials
  • Insurance Annuities
  • Stocks/Bonds
  • Property Deeds
  • Trusts

Donations are tax-deductible. Thank you for donating to the Valor Health Foundation.

For more information contact our Foundation Directors through Valor Health at (208) 365-3561 or by writing Valor Health Foundation, Attn: Administration, 1202 E Locust St, Emmett, ID 83617.