Types of Giving

Be a Part of Giving Tuesday!
#GivingTuesday inspires personal philanthropy and encourages bigger, better and smarter charitable giving during the holiday season. This year, show that the world truly gives as good as it gets. The fourth annual #GivingTuesday is December 1, 2015.
Click here to give online.
What Will You Gain When You Give?
Celebrate the season by giving to La Rabida and supporting our patients like Gerry and Kiara, who received care at La Rabida after surviving a tragic house fire this year. Click here to view story.
Support Chicago's Most Vulnerable Children
There are many ways to give: purchase an engraved brick paver to make a gift that will last a lifetime; select La Rabida as your designated charity on AmazonSmile or give a gift from our Wish List; order holiday cards drawn by La Rabida patients; apply to be a volunteer; or simply make a donation to support the patients and families of La Rabida this holiday season. This year, ensure that the giving is as good as the getting.
Please consider kicking off your holiday giving season with an end-of-year charitable gift on #GivingTuesday. Thank you!

There are a variety of giving opportunities available for individuals, corporations, and foundations who wish to support the mission of
La Rabida

Make Your Gift Today
Your gift will help ensure the best care possible for chronically ill children and their families. Give online or call 773.256.5904.
Support La Rabida with AmazonSmile
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support La Rabida every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at AmazonSmile, you'll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to La Rabida.
Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. See "Eligible for AmazonSmile donation" on the product detail pages. You use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile. Click here and get started!
Planned Giving
Planned gifts, including bequests in wills, have helped improve the lives of countless children and their families. A well-designed planned gift can provide you and your family with meaningful financial benefits including tax savings and enhanced gifts for future generations. Today's gift commitments will impact generations to come. Our staff is committed to helping you find the gift that best meets your financial and philanthropic goals. To learn more about planned giving, please contact Gloria Alvarez at 773-256-5904.
Matching Gifts
For company matching opportunities, email development@larabida.org.
Stock Gifts
Make a contribution of marketable securities to La Rabida Children's Hospital by providing your financial institution or broker with the following information to get the process started:
Details for Financial Brokers/Institutions

  • The Routing or DTC number: CP87270TE
  • The Name of Stock
  • The Number of Shares

Your financial institution will make the transfer directly into our secure account. Call 773.256.5904 to alert Development when you make such a stock transfer. 
Tribute Gifts and Cards
Make a gift in honor or memory of someone dear. Contributors of $250 or more will be recognized in the hospital’s annual report and all gifts over $1,000 will appear on our annual donor wall. Click here to order a personalized Tribute Card
Engraved Bricks
Few things in life are written in stone, but your legacy at La Rabida will be preserved for posterity by purchasing a personalized brick. Click here for details.
Give In Kind Gifts
Gifts that benefit the day to day functions of a child:
  • To donate new clothing & shoes, call 773.256.5985.
  • To donate toys, books, activities, and games, call 773.256.5715.
  • To donate other items, call 773.256.5904.
For more details, email development@larabida.org or call 773.256.5904.

For More on Giving
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