The Senior Communities of Ferris Hills at West Lake and Clark Meadows at Ferris Hills offer first-rate senior living with both independent and enriched living opportunities. Whether it is gourmet meals, attentive staff, or engaging programs, Ferris Hills and Clark Meadows deliver a full lifestyle experience while also promising to deliver exemplary senior healthcare and housing. These one-of-a-kind senior housing options are the natural choice for those who want to remain at home in the Finger Lakes.

As part of a not-for-profit community health system, we rely on the kindness and generosity of our friends and family to help us maintain a vibrant home for our seniors. Gifts to Ferris Hills and Clark Meadows may support large projects like expansions for a large gathering space, or enhancements like new games, books, performers at happy hour or even a full orchestra concert.

Whichever method you choose, your gift will be acknowledged and designated to the area of your choice. Gifts of all sizes help Thompson’s Senior Communities meet the future and ultimately make our community stronger.

Make a Gift




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Annual Fund

Enables a swift response to grow services, expand spaces and improve equipment.
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Commemorate Love

Gifts in memory or gifts in honor show gratitude and appreciation for a person or event (like an anniversary or birthday) while making a direct, immediate impact.
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Donate Goods or Services

Non-monetary gifts are accepted based upon current needs of the health system. Tax deductibility is based on IRS regulations.
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Plan a Fundraiser

Individuals, organizations and groups hold their own events to benefit Ferris Hills / Clark Meadows.


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Legacy Gifts

Make a positive impact through a charitable gift and achieve tax benefits, as well as desired financial and estate planning objectives. These gifts are also referred to as planned giving because it is arranged in the present and allocated at a future date.
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Charitable Gift Annuities

Gift annuities and charitable remainder trusts can provide donors with an income stream and significant tax savings.
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Designate a portion of your assets in your will. It doesn’t cost a thing during your lifetime; it won’t affect your budget, change your lifestyle or put your family at risk. However, it does allow you to make a lasting impact.
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Gifts from Retirement Plans

Consider naming Ferris Hills/Clark Meadows as a beneficiary of an IRA, 401K or other qualified plan.



Please contact the Foundation at,  585-396-6155, or click her to make an online gift




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Credit Cards

Secure online giving at
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Call 585-275-8602 to make your gift over the phone
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Gifts of

Securities, Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds or Real Estate

Contact your financial advisor or the F.F. Thompson Foundation for more information
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Make check payable to the F.F. Thompson Foundation
Mail to:

The F.F. Thompson Foundation, Inc.
Gift and Donor Records
PO Box 270032
Rochester, NY 14627-0032