Planned Giving

Planned giving is visionary giving. For over 140 years people like you have seen a future where the next generation of children is healthier than the last. They have made this vision a reality with legacy gifts and bequests to Boston Children's Hospital.


A Healthy Future for All Children

Boston Children's Hospital opened in 1869 and received its first bequest from a Boston philanthropist's estate. Today, we offer the most advanced and innovative patient care, research, medical training, and community outreach. We have the world's largest pediatric research program and the largest neuroscience program. We are a pioneer in tissue engineering and founded the angiogenesis field of cancer treatment. We share your vision for a healthier future for all children and work every day to make it happen.


What is Planned Giving?

Planned Giving is the thoughtful process of arranging a gift to a charitable organization, like Boston Children's Hospital. It focuses your philanthropic goals and maximizes your tax saving and estate benefits. It's a gift that may be used today to care for our young patients or it may be planned now for Boston Children's Hospital to receive in the future.


How Does a Planned Gift to Boston Children's Benefit You?

A planned gift may save you taxes, increase your spendable income, preserve your assets and allow you to use your gift during your lifetime. All while making a difference in children's lives.


Donor Spotlight

Laura Menge, a development writer at Boston Children’s Hospital Trust, never thought of herself as someone who could afford a planned gift. Now, only 33, Laura has designated Boston Children’s Hospital as a beneficiary of her Roth IRA. She’ll collect her Roth payouts when she retires, but upon her death, the remaining sum will go, tax-free, to Boston Children’s.
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To find out more about planned giving or a gift of securities:

Contact:Laureen Cahalane
Phone:617-355-8062
Email:Laureen.Cahalane
@chtrust.org