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Ways to give

Ways to give

Giving to Shriners Hospitals for Children

There are many ways to support Shriners Hospitals for Children through gifts of time, talent and treasure. Learn more about how you can help below.

Make a donation today

Gifts can be made in honor or memory of a loved one and can be made as a one-time donation or on a sustaining basis.

Make a gift online now using your credit card or PayPal account.

Make a planned gift

Planned giving opportunities: Learn more about how to give through bequests, charitable remainder trusts, annuities and other planned giving vehicles.

Appreciated assets: Make a gift of securities, real estate or other appreciated assets.

Give through a foundation

Shriners Hospitals for Children accepts grants from private, corporate and community foundations and gifts made through Donor Advised Funds given through banks and financial entities. Either through an application process or a simple request letter, Shriners Hospitals for Children is pleased to provide any information trustees need to consider our hospital system or specific location for funding.

Shriners Hospitals for Children works closely with foundations and financial institutions to ensure donors have the information needed to make sound philanthropic decisions. We are committed to working with foundations and financial institutions during the application process and follow-up reporting. Thank you for your interest in Shriners Hospitals for Children and learning about how grants help us carry-out our mission.

Download the 2018-2019 Annual Giving Report

For more information, or to request Shriners Hospitals for Children apply for grant funding, please contact:

Catherine McDonough
Manager, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Give to a special campaign

National and local campaigns are run to build financial support for special initiatives, including the construction or renovation of facilities.

Host an event

Many dedicated individuals, schools, companies and community groups organize events for our benefit. To get started, please submit our fundraising approval form.


Giving your time to a charitable organization is one of the most rewarding things you can do. Contact the Shriners Hospitals for Children location nearest you to find out more about volunteer opportunities.

Non-monetary gifts

Interested in donating something else? Learn more about donating skin, equipment, airline miles, toys and other non-monetary gifts.

  • Toys, clothing and other personal property
  • Cars
    • Turn your car or other vehicle into a means of support for Shriners Hospitals for Children. Donating is easy and your gift will qualify for tax deduction. For more information, visit the Shriners Car Donations website.
  • Airline miles
    • Contact the airline directly to learn more about its procedures for donating miles to Shriners Hospitals for Children.
  • Skin
    • Many people generously offer to donate skin leftover from a medical procedure for the burn victims we treat. Unfortunately, we cannot accept these donations and recommend you contact a tissue bank in your area, your local community hospital or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Hair
    • We also cannot accept donations of hair and recommend you contact Locks of Love, a public nonprofit organization that provides hairpieces to children suffering from long-term medical hair loss.

For more information

Thank you for considering supporting Shriners Hospitals for Children. Contact our Office of Development at Shriners International Headquarters for more specific information on making a charitable gift to Shriners Hospitals for Children. Shriners Hospitals for Children is a fully qualified 501(c)3 charitable organization under IRS regulations. Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent provided by law.