Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital Foundation

How You Can Help Support the Cottage Emergency Response Fund

Your gift directly supports immediate efforts to care for patients and protect healthcare teams across Cottage Health. Thank You for partnering with us to respond to this evolving pandemic and ensure we can provide the highest level of care to our communities in the weeks and months ahead.

Make a Difference for Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital

You can donate to the Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital Foundation online, over the phone, or by mail.

  • There are several ways to give. That includes cash, securities, real estate, in your will and through an endowment. Some planned giving options offer you benefits as well.
  • Because we are a not-for-profit organization, all gifts are tax-deductible

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Tanya Gonzales, C.F.R.E.
Development Officer

Since 1988, the Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital Foundation has played a key role in promoting high-quality health care with a personal touch for the people in our community. We couldn’t do it without your gifts.

With the newly rebuilt Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital, we have many reasons for thanks. The two-story hospital has more space for surgery and an Emergency Department that is twice as big as before. Our expanded Ridley-Tree Center for Wound Management is another point of pride.

Looking to the Future

While the rebuilding was needed to meet earthquake standards, our foundation’s leaders saw it as an opportunity. They rallied the community to raise more than $14 million for the $124 million project so the Goleta Valley would have a first-rate hospital for many years to come.

Now the foundation’s focus is on the hospital’s technology, family assistance fund and the Restorative Garden. Ensuring that GVCH will continue to have state-of-the-art medical technology is a major focus of the Foundation's priorities.

In addition, helping families facing financial crisis due to hospitalization or treatment is a new and compelling priority for the Foundation Trustees. Lastly, the Restorative Garden will enhance the healing environment at GVCH.

2022 Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital Foundation Board

  • Anne Pazier, Chair
  • Antoinette McCauley, Vice Chair
  • Tony Vallejo, Treasurer
  • Kristen Zimmer Deshler, Secretary
  • Eric Seale, Immediate Past Chair
  • Jeff Cole
  • Susan Epstein
  • James Kyriaco
  • Kristen Miller
  • Samantha Onnen
  • Nevin Parker Pallad
  • Martin Plourd
  • Mega Stichter
  • Julio Soares, MD
  • Jack Turney

Here for You 24/7

Dr. Robin Malone standing in front of Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital’s Emergency Department

Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital’s Emergency Department is here for you and your family 24/7.

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Supporting Miles for Moms

Miles for Moms Video

We look forward to cheering together in person at the 5K finish line next year. Please save the date for May 7, 2022. Until then, stay safe and be well.

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Cottage Caregivers

Cottage Health caregivers share their gratitude for community support.