Employee Giving

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YOU make WMed a better place.

Meaningful Giving starts with you. 

Together, we save lives, advance research, and train the next generation of physicians. Today, we ask you to make another kind of commitment to WMed - A GIFT.

Your gift helps us realize our potential to improve the health of our community and helps ensure that we recruit the best students who desire to become outstanding clinicians, leaders, educators, advocates, and researchers. You may direct your gift to the endowed scholarship or general fund, or to an academic department to help enhance resident education. Every gift is important — and the work you care about will benefit.

That’s why your gift matters — every gift, any amount, anytime.

Special 10th Anniversary Benefit to 2021 UMake WMed Donors

A special benefit that is being offered to WMed faculty and staff donors of the 2021 WMed Live: A First Decade Celebration event is recognition as a UMake WMed donor for the 2020-21 fiscal year.  

Additionally, WMed faculty and staff donating to the WMed Live event at $1,000 and above will not only be recognized as VIP Sponsors for this special celebration, but they will also be recognized at one of the five Dean’s Circle leadership levels of: $1,000, $2,500, $5,000, $10,000 and $25,000 or more and be recognized on a permanent tenth anniversary commemorative display at our flagship W.E. Upjohn building.

How Do UGive?

Payroll Deduction Gifts

It's automatic and convenient, and your gift is spread out through specified pay periods. Start or adjust a payroll deduction by filling out the Employee Giving Pledge Form and sending it to the payroll department.

Employees can also manage their gifts using the WMed Employee Self-Service (ESS). Through ESS, you can make new, recurring, or one-time payroll deductions, adjust your current giving amounts, or cancel deductions at any time.

One-time Gifts

One-time gifts are welcome by check or credit card. 

  • Make your gift by credit card
  • Please send your check payable to WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine and indicate your area of interest on the memo line. Mail it to:  WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, 1000 Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49008.