The Foundation for Vassar Brothers Medical Center

The Vassar Brothers Medical Center Foundation raises philanthropic funds from friends across the community who wish to support the Medical Center’s mission of providing compassionate healthcare to the people of the Mid-Hudson Valley.

Report on Giving

Vassar Brothers Medical Center’s history of providing excellent and compassionate healthcare has been made possible by a tradition of generous community support. That support has enabled the Medical Center to purchase the latest technology, update its facilities, and attract topflight healthcare professionals – and all for one common purpose: to provide the people of this region with the very best in healthcare.

Download the Report on Giving 2017

Vassar Brothers Medical Center Capital Campaign

A message from the Chair of the Campaign for Vassar Brothers Medical Center.

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The Vassar Brothers Medical Center Patient Pavilion

Just two years ago, Vassar Brothers Medical Center broke ground on a 752,000-square-foot patient pavilion — an addition to the campus that will transform how patients in the mid-Hudson Valley experience hospital care. Scheduled to open early in 2020, this new pavilion will allow Vassar Brothers to provide a healthcare experience that addresses patient need at every level: patient and family comfort; ease of access to compassionate, well-trained caregivers; state-of-the-art facilities and treatment technology, and ready access to a broad range of primary and advanced clinical services.

Learn more about the Vassar Brothers Medical Center Patient Pavilion project


The success of this $550 million transformational project depends upon generous support from every segment of the VBMC family and community. All whose lives have and will be touched by the Medical Center have a great stake in this extraordinary project — and an unparalleled opportunity to join in support of it.

Won’t you join in this transformational effort?

Download the Vassar Brothers Medical Center Pavilion Campaign brochure

Robert R. DysonThe new patient pavilion is an extraordinary gift to our region. That is why I have agreed to lead this dedicated $25 million capital campaign. With $12.5 million already raised, we now turn to friends across the community for help raising the next $10 million. And for some added incentive, here is my promise: If you can help us reach that goal in the next twelve months, my family’s foundation will provide a capping gift of $5 million. This historic project is the most significant contribution ever to our region’s health and well-being—and it deserves the generous support of everyone in our community.

Together, we can make it a success.

Robert R. Dyson
Chair, The Campaign for
Vassar Brothers Medical Center


2018 Diamond Gala

View photos from the 2018 Diamond Gala.

Watch the 2018 Diamond Gala Honoree Videos.

Save the Dates for 2019

Throughout the year, the Foundation for Vassar Brothers Medical Center hosts several fundraising events designed to support the Medical Center’s top capital and programmatic priorities. Sponsorship support and participation from our physicians and dentists, businesses in the region and individuals who value the Medical Center assure the success of these events and, therefore, the ongoing progress of the Medical Center.

  • Sporting Clays Shoot: TBD
  • Diamond Gala: Saturday, September 28, 2019 (FDR Library, Hyde Park, NY)
  • Golf Invitational: Monday, October 7, 2019 (The Links at Union Vale, LaGrangeville, NY)

Past Events

2018 Diamond Gala: Saturday, September 15 (FDR Library)

2018 Golf Invitational: Monday, September 24 (The Links at Union Vale, LaGrangeville, NY)

2018 Sporting Clay Shoot: Friday, June 29 (St. Hubert's Lodge, Marlboro, NY)

Event Photos

2018 Diamond Gala

2018 Sporting Clay Shoot

2017 Sporting Clay Shoot

2017 Diamond Gala

2017 Golf Invitational

2017 Live After 5!


VBMC Foundation Staff

Ann Armater
Executive Director, Foundation for VBMC
Senior Vice President, Development, Health Quest

Jeanine Thompson
Development Manager

Tiffanie A. Duncan
Research & Grants Management Administrator

Silvana O'Keefe
Development Assistant

Contact us at:

Phone: (845) 790-9360
The Foundation for VBMC office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.