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Philanthropy has always been the foundation of our success.

HSS relies on the generosity of individual donors, to continue its commitment to providing the best patient care possible. Your support will enable us to pioneer new treatments and improve lives – one patient at a time.


Committed to outstanding care Our specialists work together as a team – collaborating on the best approaches to treat complex conditions in ways that others simply can’t. With a 99th percentile rank for “likelihood to recommend”, patient satisfaction is best-in-class. Every dollar in support of our experts means advancing care that much more.

A trusted name around the world People travel from all over the U.S. and from nearly 80 countries to seek treatment at HSS. The treatment made possible by collaboration across all specialties is what sets HSS apart – it is also why we are the country’s leading orthopedic hospital. And, our patients trust us just like the pros trust us – HSS is the Official Hospital of the World Champion New York Giants, as well as of five other New York area professional sports franchises and The PGA of America.

Innovative approaches to joint preservation and restoration Each day, scientists and researchers work together in laboratories throughout the HSS campus to develop preventative treatments for a broad spectrum of common and complex diseases. The Hospital’s nearly 300 medical staff tackle bench-to-bedside research – private support from donors makes this possible.

A reputation earned one patient at a time At HSS, we focus on delivering an exceptional experience, outstanding care and outcomes that help patients return to their active lives. Our team relies on the generosity and commitment of individuals who truly understand how philanthropy makes a difference.


Making excellence possible Your ability to make a difference has never been more rewarding or easier. Outright gifts. Making an online gift is the easiest and most cost-effective way to make a difference. Simply visit www.hss.edu/giving To make a gift by check, please make it payable to Hospital for Special Surgery and mail to: HSS Development Department 535 East 70th Street New York, NY 10021 Gifts of stock. Donating stock is another wonderful way to support our work. In most cases you will avoid paying capital gains tax, while receiving a charitable deduction for the full market value of the stock. To make a gift of stock, please call (212) 774-7248. Planned gifts. Planned giving provides crucial support for HSS and can offer significant financial benefits to the donor. To speak with someone about making a planned gift, please call (212) 774-7248 or visit www.hss.edu/legacy.


PLEDGE FORM Donor Name(s) as you wish it to appear in the Benefactors’ section of the HSS Annual Report:

NAM E

AD D R E S S

CITY

T E LE P H O N E

STATE

ZIP

C O U NTRY

E MAI L

S I G NAT U R E

■ I/We give to HSS a total of $ ________________________________________ ■ I/We pledge to give to HSS a total of $ _______________________________

designated for_____________________________________________________ ■ It will be paid in installments of $__________________________ per year

for a period of_____________ year(s), beginning ________________________ I wish this gift to be: ■ In honor of: ■ In memory of:

NAM E

Gifts should be made payable to Hospital for Special Surgery. Please send this form with your gift to:

Hospital for Special Surgery Development Department 535 East 70th Street New York, NY 10021 If you choose to make a contribution by credit card, please include the following:

Card type: ■ Visa ■ MasterCard ■ American Express

NAM E AS I T AP P E AR S O N CAR D CAR D N U M B E R

E X P I RATI O N DATE

S I G NAT U R E

If you wish to contribute securities, or if you have any questions, please contact the Development Department at 212.774.7248 or groter@hss.edu. Completed form can also be faxed to 212.794.1309. Please note that capital support will be added to the future capital expansion fund of the Hospital to help underwrite the major capital projects in the Hospital’s strategic plan. Contributions that are used for the new HSS research building at 71st street (“S” building) will be allocated over the life of the facility to offset periodic leasehold-related facility expenses. Gifts to Hospital for Special Surgery are tax deductible as allowed by law. All gifts and pledges will be acknowledged in writing. Thank you for your generous support of HSS.


Excellence: it starts with you