About Us

Founded in 1977, the Hospital Foundation was established to seek, receive and manage private gifts in support of the mission of Madera Community Hospital.

Philanthropic generosity is the most rewarding and impactful resource funding to advance technological capabilities & innovation for our hospital.

Board of Directors

  • Jane Kautz -President
    Retired Educator
  • Jim Chin, PhD - Treasurer
    Retired Education Administrator
  • Timothy Welch - Secretary
    Central Valley Community Bank
  • Melissa Bushey
    Madera Community Hospital
  • Carol Fernandez, RN
    Madera Community College Center
  • Michael Fitzgerald, Esq
    Richard A. Ciummo and Associates
  • Gwendloyn Fries, RN
    Madera Community Hospital
  • Peter Garcia, RN
    Madera Community Hospital
  • Carin Hodge
    Noble Credit Union
  • Omair Javaid
    World Financial Group
  • Art Padilla
    JBT Food Tech
  • Martin Vale
    Cedar Creek Senior Living


A gift is a statement of caring. It is a gesture of friendship, love, peace and/or respect. Celebrating a special occasion, memorializing a loved one or expressing sympathy with a gift to the Madera Community Hospital Foundation is an enduring contribution toward advancements in community healthcare services.

A tribute gift to the Madera Community Hospital Foundation aligns your appreciation for those you choose to honor with the value and respect you have for our hospital.

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