Improving the health and wellness of the communities we serve

The Hi-Desert Memorial Health Care District Foundation is an IRS designated 501(c)3 charity and as such donations to the Foundation are tax deductible; Tax I.D. 45-2777252.

To make an online donation in support of the programs supported by the Foundation, CLICK HERE to access PayPal's secure donation page.


The Hi-Desert Memorial Health Care District Foundation supports the healthcare District’s mission to improve the health and wellness of the communities of the Morongo Basin. In fulfilling that mission, the Foundation seeks to improve access to healthcare for Morongo Basin residents and has identified several opportunities to partner with government, agencies, service organizations and individual citizens.

The Foundation will continue to develop programs and support services for our residents as need and opportunity is identified. Our vision is a healthy Morongo Basin.

The Foundation is accountable to the District's Board of Directors and provides monthly financial reports. We endeavor to be transparent in our fiscal responsibility and those who partner with us through financial contributions.

We invite you to participate with us as we work towards the improved health and wellness of our communities, whether by participating with us on projects of interest, or by making a personal donation to the Foundation, there is opportunity to make a difference in the well-being of our communities.

The Foundation is currently focused on raising funds in support of the free non-emergency LIFT Transportation program. CLICK HERE To learn more about this project and how you can support this vital service in our community.

Contact Joe Ruddon for more information about the Foundation: 760.820.9218 or email him at