Ways to Give
Become a Friend
It’s easy to become a member of the Friends. Any person interested in advancing the mission of South Shore Hospital may become a member of the Friends. Consistent with the mission and policies of the hospital, membership in the Friends is available without regard to race, gender, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
Give the Gift of Membership to The Friends of South Shore Hospital
All memberships in The Friends of South Shore Hospital offer several fundamental rewards, such as:
- The knowledge that you are helping South Shore Hospital achieve its mission of Healing, Caring and Comforting
- A lasting connection with the region's premier medical center that provides a variety of opportunities to get to know leaders within the Hospital, as well as other residents of the South Shore with a similar interest in being affiliated with South Shore Hospital, its programs, and its service to the region.
Different levels of membership in The Friends include the following specific benefits:
Friend of South Shore Hospital -- $25 per year (or 240 volunteer hours)
- Free subscription to Focus on Friends - the monthly newsletter of The Friends, full of information about events and opportunities for involvement in Hospital programs and activities.
- Inclusion in special "employee-only" shopping and discount events at the Cottage Shop.
- Discounts on outpatient rehab and Community Health programs at Hospital facilities.
- Discounts on day and overnight trips to enjoyable destinations, hosted by Friends affinity groups.
- Discounts at over 70 participating area merchants.
- Free subscription to our community magazine, a journal for your health and healthy living.
- Free daily newspaper, visitor meal coupon, and other guest service benefits when admitted to the Hospital.
- Friends of South Shore Hospital gift item.
Couples Membership -- $40 per year
- Basic Friends membership for 2 adults in same household
Family Friend of South Shore Hospital -- $100 per year
- Includes all benefits above for all members of your immediate family
- Family discount for special Friends group trips to family-focused destinations and activities
Best Friend of South Shore Hospital -- $200 per year
- Family membership as above
- Invitations to periodic special, in-depth guided tours of specific programmatic areas and strategic initiatives of interest within the Hospital followed, by social event and discussion with clinical leader from that program.
- Invitations to special presentations from clinical and administrative staff on latest medical and health issues, technology, procedures, advice and Hospital initiatives.
- Automatic single entry in all Friends-sponsored $5 raffle events held in Hospital dining room for sports tickets or other special events.
Lifetime Friend of South Shore Hospital -- $500 pledge
- Lifetime Best Friends membership
- Current Lifetime members "grandfathered"
How to Apply
Simply download and complete an application. You can download this document in Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not have Acrobat, you can download it for free at Adobe.com (button below.)
Then submit your application and membership dues to our mailing address at:
The Friends of South Shore Hospital
55 Fogg Road, Box 29
Weymouth, MA 02190
Please make checks payable to: The Friends of South Shore Hospital.
A membership card will be sent to you after your application and dues are received.
Our actual office is located at:
The Friends of South Shore Hospital
30 Reservoir Park Drive
Rockland, MA 02370-1055