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Welcome to North Lincoln Hospital Foundation 

The North Lincoln Hospital Foundation is committed to encouraging and supporting Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital and its patients, as well as the health and well-being of those who live and work in the community.

Since our inception in 1983, we have provided nearly $2.9 million to purchase medical equipment for the hospital, enhance program services, provide financial support for patient and community wellness programs, and help low-income individuals obtain medical care. We cannot do this without the generous contributions from our hospital staff, friends, neighbors and businesses. For this, we are truly grateful!

To learn how you can support the North Lincoln Hospital Foundation and its many programs and services, or how the foundation can help you with a health or wellness need, please call us at 541-996-7102.

Support Your Hospital Foundation

Thank you for choosing to support your hospital foundation. Your donations play an important role in helping us improve the health of our local communities. If you would like to make an online credit card donation, please fill out the form below.

If you would like to honor a Champion of Care, please use the comment box under the “Designation” section to leave a personalized message for your Champion of Care and select “Tribute Gift” to enter the name of the caregiver you would like to honor.


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North Lincoln Hospital Foundation 3010 NE 28th Street Lincoln City, OR 97367
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays

Mission & Leadership

The mission of the North Lincoln Hospital Foundation (NLHF)  is to promote excellence in health care by supporting Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital and initiatives for the health and well-being of the community, through charitable giving.

Helping to accomplish this mission is the volunteer NLHF Board comprised of business owners, physicians and other community leaders. In collaboration with foundation staff, board members bring their unique perspective and common desire to better their community through the good works of the North Lincoln Hospital Foundation.

2017 North Lincoln Hospital Foundation Board

President: TC Evans

Vice President: William Koehn

Secretary: Cecelia Buggenhagen

Treasurer: Mark Nicholson

Immediate Past President: Ann Butler

Trustees: Kathleen “Kitty” Bushman     Dr. Michael Cheek     Bettye Ruth Gamester
Benjamin Graham     Jean Majoska     Dr. Lesley Ogden     Zach Poole
Dennis Regen     Mark Sanders     Duane Silbernagel     Charlene Vandervelden


North Lincoln Hospital Foundation Staff

Executive Director: Mark Bauer, JD

Development Specialist: Leslie James

Department Assistant: Elaine Lynch

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Giving Programs & Donor Recognition

Learn more about our giving programs and how we recognize our generous donors who collaborate with us to build healthier communities together.

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  • Support for cancer patients
  • Tuition assistance for Samaritan Early Learning Center
  • Prenatal parenting class supplies and curriculum
  • Parish nurse training course
  • Book Buddy Bags for Samaritan Early Learning Center
  • Disaster preparedness food supplies
  • Transportation and prescription assistance
  • Aquatic and gym vouchers
  • Mammography screenings
  • Lifeline services

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Current Priority Projects

  • Medical Equipment Purchases in 2016
    $175,000 for cardiac ultrasound machine and $19,000 for video laryngoscope glidescope for use in emergency department, surgical services and ICU    
  • Quality of  Life Donations for Hospice Patients
    Funding for non-medical, life-enhancing support such as travel for family members, massages and music    
  • Mary Decker Scholarships in 2016
    Three $1,000 scholarships awarded to students pursuing a health care career
Steve and Jerri Tubbs enjoying the outdoors.
As longtime residents of Albany and part-time residents of Lincoln City, our lives have intersected with Samaritan Health Services for many years. As we started to think about leaving a legacy, we were first drawn to help with the Samaritan Evergreen Hospice House project and have since become aware of the critical importance of Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital in meeting local needs. It is very rewarding to see our contributions put to use locally and to make a difference in the lives of our own community.
Steven and Jerri Tubbs, Samaritan Society Members Turf Merchants, Inc.