Monetary Donations - William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
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William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital


Monetary Donations

Donation Designations

We accept monetary donations in any amount, and use them to purchase items and provide services that directly benefit our Veteran patients. You will receive an acknowledgment letter and receipt of your monetary donation, provided your current contact information is included with the donation. The donation program is managed by VA staff which means there are no administrative fees for our program and that 100% of your donation goes to the benefit of our Veterans. 

Donors can allocate their monetary donations for general use, in which case it goes towards the fund that has the greatest need, or towards one of a few specific funds. Please click here for a full list of funds for the Madison VA hospital. 

If you would like to allocate your donated funds to a specific need/department that is not listed, please email us to ensure there is an established need for the donation.

Checks should be made payable to:  “Madison VA Hospital”, and mailed to:

Wm. S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
Community Relations (135)
2500 Overlook Terrace
Madison, WI  53705

AT&T Pioneers VAVS Rep Marv (right) and Deputy Rep Jerry (left) present Community Relations Deputy Manager Mary Merlin (center) with a check for the Akira R. Toki Craft Room

"Giving back to Veterans is part of the AT&T Pioneers spirit. We hope that the crafts bought with our money will make Veterans' stay at the hospital a little bit more enjoyable." -Marv (AT&T Pioneers VAVS Rep, 16 years)

The courtyard garden in the Community Living Center (CLC) at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital 

Donated funding was used to purchase many of the plants, pots and gardening tools for the new courtyard garden in the Community Living Center (CLC).

Memorial Donations

Memorial donations should indicate the name of the Veteran that is being honored by the memorial. If you would like of copy of your donation acknowledgment to be sent to the Veteran’s family, please include their contact information along with the donation.


We are authorized to accept donations of trusts, devises and bequests, as long as we can reasonably expect to use such donations in accordance with both the donor’s wishes and our needs. Because restrictions vary, please contact us with specific information if you think the Madison VA Hospital is an appropriate recipient. 

Deductibility of Gifts

The Wm. S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital is owned and operated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) which, in turn, is part of the executive branch of the United States government. As a federal agency, VA is specifically authorized to accept gifts, devises and bequests. A contribution or gift to the VA is a deductible charitable contribution for the purposes of Internal Revenue Code, under section 115. This is a subsection of the same statute that also allows deductions for charitable contributions to Section 501(c) nonprofit organizations.

The Department of Veterans Affairs does not provide donors with any goods or services in consideration in whole or part for their contribution.