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. People 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 Zeiter, Vice President 
  • Wayne Rush, Secretary / Treasurer
  • Laurey Thompson
  • Steve Nebeker
  • Gretchen Downer
  • Scott McGann
  • Brad Turpen- Chief Executive Officer, Valor Health

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.

Foundation 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.

Valor Foundation Events, Current Projects, and Past Donations

  • Events– more information coming soon

Current Projects

  • 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.  

Donations

Valor Foundation seeks to build on a history of community philanthropy and generosity. We are forever grateful for the support of past and future donors.

Bronze Donors- Bronze-level donors generously donate $100-$500 annually.

  • Anita Taylor
  • Barry Mosses
  • Bob Shaw
  • Carol Baker Briggs
  • Colleen Bicandi
  • Dale & Patti Bowman
  • Dan & Judy HInman
  • David Little
  • Jerold Parker
  • Jim & Sandy Lancaster
  • Julie Fast
  • Lisa Zeiter
  • Merrit Aune
  • Richard & Carolyn Farber
  • Roland & Barbars Bright
  • Ron & Fran Carr
  • Ruth Robinson
  • Shelly Obermyer
  • Steve & Sue Beitia
  • Steve Nebeker
  • Steven Case
  • Terry & Ann Vahlberg
  • Vernon Himes
  • Wayne Rush
  • Wilma Long
  • Yvonne Holverson

Silver Donors- Silver-level donors generously donate $500-$1000 annually.

  • Alan Benson
  • Amazing Idaho Realty
  • Dennis & Ann Woody

Gold Donors- Gold-level donors have generously donated a cumulative amount of $1,000-$10,000.

  • David & Pam Shaw
  • Dr. Zachary Bastian
  • Dr. Bill & Lisa Vetter
  • Evans Realty
  • Gregory & Tonna Kershul
  • Judith Barbera
  • Larry & Gretchen Downer

Platinum Donors- Platinum-level donors have generously donated a cumulative amount of <$10,000.

  • The Knox Family
  • Valor Health Auxiliary
  • Brad and Teresa Little Fund- Idaho Community Foundation
  • Sanders Family
  • Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation 
  • Dr. James and Laurey Thomson

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.

Public Inspection of Annual Returns and Exemption Applications:

A private foundation must make the following documents available for public inspection and copying upon request. The IRS also makes these documents available for public inspection and copying. For additional information and copies, please contact the Foundation at (208) 365-3561 or by writing Valor Health Foundation, Attn: Administration, 1202 E Locust St, Emmett, ID 83617.