“We envisioned a better kind of medicine and a better kind of world.”
- Dr. Charles F. Menninger, co-founder (1862-1953)
Become a Member of the Charles F. Menninger Society
The mission of the Charles F. Menninger Society is to acknowledge and honor individuals whose leadership and generosity support the lifesaving purpose of The Menninger Clinic.
Why supporting mental health is important:
One in four people suffer from a mental disorder.
Treatment success rates for serious mental illnesses range from 70 to 90 percent, while treatment success for heart disease ranges from 40 to 50 percent.
Mental health problems account for five of the 10 leading causes of disability worldwide.
Clinical depression is the number 1 cause of disability worldwide.
When you make a gift to the Annual Fund
, your generosity helps patients regain their lives through our innovative programs, provides the foundation for us to educate future mental healthcare professionals and gives experts the opportunity to conduct critical research. Your Annual Fund gifts are carefully allocated by our governing board to support our mission.
Charles F. Menninger Society Annual Giving Opportunities
Your gift can provide support for vital programs and initiatives such as:
Peer Support $100 - $499
Educational materials for those seeking information on mental health
Hope $500 - $999
Advanced onsite education for trainees and staff
Strength $1,000 - $2,499
Raising public awareness about the impact of stigma
Wellness $2,500 - $4,999
Empowerment $5,000 - $10,000
Developing more effective life-saving treatments for people at risk for suicide
Please keep in mind that you can increase the impact of your gift if your employer matches it.