Find out why our donors choose to support Grace Cottage Hospital in the stories below.

Bequest Benefits Endowment

Mary Moberly of Townshend let Grace Cottage know many years ago that her estate planning included the small hospital that she cherished so much. Mary died peacefully in Grace Cottage’s Hospice Suite on November 1, 2020, with her dog, Bella, and two of her dearest friends by her side.


One Heck of a Hospital

How a $1 parking donation led to a $300,000 Charitable Annuity

On Columbus Day weekend in 2013, Larry & Margaret DeMatteo of Milltown, NJ, decided to take a Sunday drive to see the foliage near their second home in Jacksonville, VT. They passed the Newfane Flea Market on Route 30 and pulled in to see what it was all about.


It’s a Wonderful Life Saved

97-year-old West Townshend resident Dick Jackson is very grateful that Norman Bills is a mailman who cares about his postal patrons; it’s why Dick is still here. And Grace Cottage played a part.


Priscilla Kay Smith’s Bequest

Priscilla Kay Smith, a bank teller and auditor who had served in the Coast Guard WAVES during WWII, moved to Vermont in 1946. She left a bequest to Grace Cottage when she died in 2019.


Eris Howe Helps Grace Cottage

Eris Howe’s “can-do” attitude was inspirational to all who knew her. Her bequest to Grace Cottage helps to assure that Grace Cottage can do its best to care for the community.


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If so, please contact us! We’d love to include your story here.