STEP – 奖学金, Technology, Education, and Programs

The STEP Program aims to support four key areas: scholarships, technology, education, and programs. 奖学金 help students and medical staff access higher education, while technology ensures access to the latest medical tools and resources. The Foundation invests in medical equipment and infrastructure to provide patients with the latest medical 治疗s. Education is central to the STEP program, empowering patients and families to manage their health effectively. 促进健康的项目, 减压, attracting and retaining top talent, 减少员工流失率, and achieving better patient outcomes. 通过在这些领域投资, the Oneida Health Foundation STEP Program contributes to the health and well-being of the community and its future.


Oneida Health offers the 癌症治疗 Fund for Oneida Health cancer patients undergoing 治疗. This program provides emergency financial support for personal expenses, 礼品卡, 医疗费用, 保险共付额. Patients can apply for the 癌症治疗 Assistance Application, which is available online and in print form. 劳里的遗产, an alternative financial support program, helps breast cancer patients with transportation, 假肢, 术后无袖衬衣, 假发, 伤口护理系统, 治疗, 程序, 测试, 处方”, 办公室访问, 健康需求. The 癌症治疗 Fund aims to help Oneida Health patients make difficult financial choices during difficult times, allowing them to focus on recovery.

For more information on how to submit an application for the 癌症治疗 Fund or 劳里的遗产, please speak to your Oneida Health provider.

“Stay Strong” Cancer 生存 Program

The Oneida Family YMCA and their Stay Strong Cancer 生存 Program is run in conjunction with the Oneida Health Cancer Center, a member of the Roswell Park Care Network. With their dedicated training space and post-治疗 focus, cancer patients have the opportunity to gain strength and mental focus after a life changing cancer diagnosis.

Cancer patients are referred to the Stay Strong program, which offers a 12-week YMCA membership, 组织类, 每周评估, allowing them to work at their own pace in a dedicated space at the Y away from the general public.

YMCA members access various programs and services, 包括瑜伽, 普拉提, 游泳, and the Wellness and Strength Center, to help patients achieve fitness goals, 增加肌肉量, 增加灵活性, 提高自尊. This program exists thanks to the YMCA and generous donations from the community.


By including a charitable bequest in your estate planning, you can ensure that your commitment to community health continues even after you’re gone. This thoughtful gesture allows you to support the Oneida Health Foundation’s initiatives that most align with your values and will make a lasting impact on the well-being of future generations.


Oneida Health Foundation provides over $30,000 annually in scholarships for college, 认证, and high school students entering the healthcare sector. The foundation believes continued support will elevate healthcare workers, 增加向上流动, and positively impact our local community and families.


There are many generous ways that you can bestow a gift to your community. Cash gifts are tax-deductible and can be made by check or credit card, or online. Online donations are secure and can be made through by clicking on the Donation button. In-kind donations of goods or services can also be made. Appreciated stock and/or mutual fund shares are cost-effective and can be deducted from stock or mutual fund values. Individual Retirement Accounts can be used for tax-free withdrawals, removing income tax penalties associated with charitable gifts. Matching gifts can increase the value of a contribution by utilizing a company’s matching gift program. 递延的礼物, 比如慈善Donate年金, 遗赠, 人寿保险礼品, 慈善剩余信托, 还有房地产礼物, benefit the future of Oneida Health. The Foundation Office can coordinate deferred gifts for the campaign’s benefit.


Our Foundation Director will be able to provide you with detailed information and personalized guidance based on your specific interests and goals. They can also answer any questions you may have and help you explore the various opportunities available to support our cause. If you would like to discuss your donation options, 企业赞助, 命名的选择, 或者遗产赠予, please feel free to schedule an appointment with our Foundation Director for a more in-depth and personal discussion.