Donate through the Pine Rest Foundation

Your philanthropy strengthens communities, restores families and saves lives. We will help you find a way to make an impact that is most meaningful to you and your family. Annual gifts, endowment gifts and capital gifts each improve our quality of care.

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Help patients receive direct access to affordable behavioral healthcare through a donation to the Patient Assistance Fund.

$1,326,782 in assistance was provided to those with financial need in in 2014.

Patient Assistance Fund

Reducing Hospitalizations and Suicides

Pine Rest is piloting projects to help reduce wait time for urgent access to psychiatric care at our outpatient clinics which will provide a much needed lifeline to those with a mental health emergency.

Addressing the Psychiatry Shortage

This summer, Pine Rest welcomed its third class of psychiatry residents bringing the total number of psychiatrists completing their education at Pine Rest to 25.

Psychiatric Residency Program

Dementia CausesCollaborating on Research

Pine Rest participates in research on depression, schizophrenia, dementia, bipolar disorder, bioethics, epidemiology, inflammation, smoking cessation, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and platelet function, and have worked on projects involving pharmacogenomics, electroconvulsive therapy, new depression screening tools and psychotropic medications, biomarkers of depression, and the impact of forgiveness and spirituality on treatment outcomes.

Some of our recent research collaborations have included partnerships with Duke University, Fuller Theological Seminary, Mayo Clinic, McLean Hospital (Harvard Medical School Affiliate), Michigan State University, National Institutes of Health, University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Pittsburg, Van Andel Research Institute and Washington University Saint Louis.

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“I am forever grateful to those who have donated to the Patient Assistance Fund in order to help people like me create a life worth living.”

-Grateful Patient

  • Tue Nov 15th 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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    2016 Pine Rest Foundation Fall Dinner

    Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids MI

    Our 2016 Pine Rest Foundation Fall Dinner will feature the former Michigan Department of Community Health Director, Jim Haveman, as the Van Den Berg Leadership Award Recipient. For sponsorship information please contact Dana Stenstrom at or 616.258.7575.
  • Mon Jun 5th 2017 All Day
    Golf ball with Pine Rest Foundation logo | 2016 Pine Rest Foundation Golf Classic at Lost Dunes

    2017 Pine Rest Foundation Golf Classic

    Point O’ Woods Golf & Country Club, Benton Harbor Michigan

    Please save the date for the 2017 Pine Rest Foundation Golf Classic. This year’s event raised over $110,000 to benefit Pine Rest’s Patient Assistance Fund. We are grateful to our many sponsors and players who made this event successful. So many individuals are forced to choose between covering the costs of basic needs – food, shelter, and clothing – and paying for critical mental health care. Thank you for helping Pine Rest provide access to treatment to those in need regardless of their ability to pay by participating in this golf outing.

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“We saw God opening a door to a fully engaged life for Paula through the Patient Assistance Fund.”

-Berta and Paul VandeLune