COVID-19 Relief Fund

Donations to the Drew Memorial COVID-19 Relief Fund will be used to assist employees, as well as purchase equipment needed to continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

Many of our dedicated Drew Memorial staff members have experienced significant financial hardships at home due to a spouse’s reduced hours or lost job, as well as increased childcare expenses while schools are closed.

In addition, Drew Memorial Health System has struggled to procure adequate testing machinery and mediums in an effort to conduct onsite testing to better prepare ourselves for future outbreaks. Testing equipment and machines are currently on back order with suppliers and are at a minimum $50,000 per machine, with an additional equivalent amount for testing mediums.

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Your contributions will help our staff members successfully care for patients without the further worry of financial resources for their homes and families, and provide appropriate testing and personal protective equipment to ensure the safest care possible for our patients and service community.

There are many ways you can support our doctors, nurses, staff and patients during this critical time. Please read through the list below for additional specific needs. We thank you in advance for standing strong with Drew Memorial!

– Masks
– Gloves
– Gowns
– Safety glasses
– Meals/snacks for employees
– Hand lotion
– Hand sanitizer
– Notes/words of encouragement for employees

If you would like to learn more about how to donate, please contact Stephanie Norris at or 870-460-4888.

Other Ways to Give

Memorials & Honorariums

A memorial gift to the Foundation offers a special way to express your sympathy and condolences, and honor gifts can be made for any and all occasions. When you give an honor or memorial gift, the honoree or deceased’s family will receive an acknowledgement letter. The letter will not disclose the amount of your gift.

When sending memorial or honor gifts, note whether the gift is in memory or honor of someone and to whom we should send the acknowledgement letter. Please indicate both the name and address. You will receive a receipt for your tax-deductible contribution.

Cash Gifts

Gifts by check, cash or payroll deduction are welcome at any time. Every contribution is used as directed by the donor. You may choose to have your gift designated for a specific project or it may go into the general fund to be used where most needed.

Non-Cash Gifts

Individuals and families may wish to contribute to the Foundation by making a non-cash gift by donating property or by naming the Foundation as the beneficiary of an insurance policy, trust or will.

About the Foundation

The Drew Memorial Health Foundation, formed in 1992, serves as an avenue through which people can financially support the endeavors of Drew Memorial to provide state-of-the-art medical equipment and quality medical care for the people of Drew County and Southeast Arkansas. Gifts to the Foundation enable us to enhance and improve the health care services provided by Drew Memorial through facility improvements, equipment purchases, services and scholarships. The Foundation relies on the generosity of donors to maintain a distinguished standard of excellence within the medical community.

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the Foundation is the uniting entity for our generous friends, assuring hope for the future of quality medical services for the citizens of Drew County and Southeast Arkansas.