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

Bassett Medical Center's ICU Waiting Room Gets Upgrade

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Stewart's Holiday Match Gift Helps Bassett's School-Based Health Program 

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Friends of Bassett President's Forum Breakfast is June 22

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Join us on Friday June 22 for the first President's Forum Breakfast

Donors of $1,000 or more are welcome to join us for a President's Forum Breakfast on Friday, June 22, 2018, at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, NY, sponsored by Carter Conboy.

Breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m.  Dr. Mun K. Hong, chief of cardiovascular services at Bassett Medical Center, will speak on "Everything You wanted to know about high blood pressure but were afraid to ask." Invitations mail at the end of May. You may RSVP online

Friday, July 13, is the President's Forum Reception

Bassett's annual reception to thank donors who give $1,000 or more to support Bassett Healthcare Network will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York. Invitations mail mid-June. You may RSVP by phone at (607) 547-4799 or online

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