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Saint Joseph Berea Announces Inaugural Festival of Trees Fundraiser

BEREA, Ky. (Dec. 5, 2023) – Saint Joseph Berea is getting into the Christmas spirit with an inaugural Festival of Trees fundraiser. Twenty departments within the hospital are each sponsoring a uniquely decorated six-foot, LED pre-lit Christmas tree. Those interested in participating in a drawing for each tree will have the opportunity to purchase a ticket through Dec. 15 for a chance to win the tree of their choice. 

For a chance to win in this Festival of Trees, purchase tickets at Saint Joseph Berea’s gift shop, guest services area or in the administration office. Tickets are $1 each or $5 for six tickets and will be available for purchase until Friday, Dec. 15. The winner of each tree will be drawn and contacted on Monday, Dec. 18. Winners must pick up their tree no later than Friday, Dec. 22.

“In the spirit of the giving season, we are proud to launch our Festival of Trees fundraiser,” said John Yanes, president, Saint Joseph Berea. “Our caregivers are teaming up by department to spread holiday cheer within the hospital and humankindness throughout our community in this fun and festive event.”

All funds raised from the Festival of Trees will benefit the Patient Assistance Program through the Saint Joseph Berea Foundation, which supports programs and services at Saint Joseph Berea and other CHI Saint Joseph Health clinics and facilities in the surrounding area.

To learn more about the Saint Joseph Berea Foundation, visit

Click here to download photos of the Christmas trees.

About CHI Saint Joseph Health

CHI Saint Joseph Health, part of CommonSpirit Health, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with 100 locations in 20 counties, including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes, home health agencies and an ambulatory Care Center. The hospitals in CHI Saint Joseph Health are Flaget Memorial Hospital, Saint Joseph Berea, Saint Joseph East, Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph Jessamine, Saint Joseph London, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, and Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East. In total, the health system serves patients in 35 counties statewide. CHI Saint Joseph Health is dedicated to providing a wide array of services toward a goal of building a healthier future for all. CHI Saint Joseph Health embodies a strong mission and faith-based heritage and works through local partnerships to expand access to care in the communities it serves.

About Saint Joseph Berea

Saint Joseph Berea is a 25-bed critical access hospital located in Berea, Kentucky. Established in 1898 on the grounds of Berea College, the facility serves residents of Madison, Estill, Garrard, Jackson and Rockcastle counties. Saint Joseph Berearecognizes the importance of family, friends and familiar surroundings in the healing process and provides a breadth of services so that getting first-rate care doesn’t have to mean being far from home.

About Saint Joseph Berea Foundation

Saint Joseph Berea Foundation supports CHI Saint Joseph Health’s drive for excellence by inspiring donors to make a tangible difference through their philanthropic investment in outstanding patient care facilities and services, the education of caregivers, advanced clinical research and improved access to quality medical care.


Publish date: 

Tuesday, December 05, 2023

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