A gift to the Friends is a gift to your community
A gift to the Friends is a gift to your community
A donation to the Friends is an investment in the quality of life for central New York.

Who Are The Friends of Bassett?

The Friends is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing philanthropic support for Bassett Healthcare Network.

How we help

Campaign Updates

Friends Campaigns for John May Farm Safety Fund

Bassett Healthcare Network and the New York Center for Agricultural Medicine (NYCAMH) have created the John May Farm Safety Fund to help area farms become safer places to live and work. This new initiative enables you to assist local farmers reduce the risk of harm.  Read more

A NYCAMH representative begins a farm safety inspection with the farmer.

Recent News

Dr. Carolyn Wolf-Gould Wins Robert Wood Johnson Award to Expand Gender Wellness Center in Oneonta

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Anush Patel, M.D., Chosen as Streck Fellow for 2017 

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Valentine's Soirée Raises More Than $100,000 for Local Farmers

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Register for the June 23 President's Forum Breakfast

If you donate $1,000 or more and accept benefits, you are invited to President's Forum events. The first of these is a breakfast at the Otesaga Resort Hotel on Friday, June 23, beginning at 8:30 a.m. To register for this event online, click here. 


Get your Book Signed by the Author! 

On June 29, Dr. John S. Davis, M.D., will be signing copies of his book, Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, New York: 200 Years of Health Care in Rural America in the Louis C. Jones Center at the Farmers' Museum in Cooperstown from 5 to 7 p.m. The event is free of charge and open to the public, but we ask that you pre-register, please. Bring your book to be signed or purchase a copy at the signing. Reserve your space at the June 29 book signing now


Our Corporate Partners

The Friends works with area businesses and national companies who share our interest in supporting great health care. We extend a special thank you to our leaders in corporate sponsorship:

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Friends of Bassett Healthcare Network

Office Hours Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Address 1 Atwell Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326