The mission of loving to care at Saint Mary’s endures thanks to the generous support of our donors.

Every gift, no matter the size, creates a lasting impact for our community of residents and employees. There are many ways to give to Saint Mary’s – all of them make a difference!

Give Today

Support Saint Mary’s mission today by giving via cash, check or by donating online using your credit card. Gifts can be made in honor of someone special or in memory of a loved one and can be designated for a specific purpose based on the donors wishes.

Give in the Future

Leave a lasting legacy and ensure Saint Mary’s mission endures for years to come by making a planned gift. Planned gifts can include naming Saint Mary’s in estate plans, retirement plans, life insurance policies or charitable trusts.

Support Saint Mary's Follies

Become a sponsor, attend the event, or make a donation in support of Saint Mary's Follies, the annual fundraising event that benefits Saint Mary's while also honoring active seniors in the community.

Give Your Time

Become a volunteer and make a difference by giving your time. The Friends of Saint Mary’s, our group of volunteers, provide support to our Activities Department and enrich the lives of our residents.


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Get in Touch!

If you have a question about making a donation, wish to discuss the impact of your gift or other giving opportunities, or you simply want to get more involved with Saint Mary’s, the Development Office is here to help. We’re always happy to talk with those who are just as passionate about our mission as we are.

Emma Berkstresser, Director of Marketing & Development

eberkstresser@stmaryshome.org

(814) 836-4394

Brookelynn Nageotte, Marketing and Development Assistant

brookenageotte@stmaryshome.org

(814) 836-4393

Saint Mary’s Home of Erie is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our Tax ID number (FEIN) is 25-1073144. A donation to Saint Mary’s is purely voluntary and is tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. A contribution is not a requirement for employment; a business relationship or continuation of an existing business relationship; or a requirement for admission, expedited admission or continued stay at Saint Mary’s. All residents will receive the same standard quality care notwithstanding any donations or contributions received.

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