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Is this a monthly gift?   More Info What is a monthly gift? A monthly gift is a gift charged to your credit card every month. To create a monthly gift, you decide how much you would like to give every month and we will automatically bill your credit card for this amount.

You have elected to give a monthly recurring gift of $ totaling $ annually starting on 04/20/2014

Would you like to designate your gift?   More Info Would you like to designated your gift? When you designate your gift, you direct it to be used for a specific purpose or program at Children's. To designate your gift, select "Yes". A gift directed to "Where Most Needed" funds the basics we need to help kids, everything from keeping the lights on, to buying diapers, to repairing and replacing equipment. A gift directed to "Research" supports research efforts across the hospital. A gift for "Patient Care" funds the staff, equipment and supplies we use to care for our patients. A gift for "Community Health" supports our Kidvestment program of health education, outreach, prevention and intervention programs for children and families in low-income communities.

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Is this a gift in honor or memory?   More Info Is this an honor or memorial gift? An honor gift is a gift to honor someone's special occasion, like a birthday, anniversary, bar mitzvah or wedding. A memorial gift is a gift in memory of someone who has died. If you would like to notify someone that you have made a gift in their honor or made a gift to remember their loved one, we will send them a card and tell them of your gift to Children's Hospital Boston.

A "Honor Great Care" gift allows you to recognize a staff member for their great work in caring for a patient or family at Children's Hospital Boston. Identify the doctor, nurse, staff person or department as best you can and we'll contact them to share your recognition.

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Does your company match gifts?   More Info Can your gift be matched by your employer? Many employers have a matching gift program to help their employees' charitable contributions go further. Contact your human resources office to find out if your company has a program to match your gift to Children's.

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Is this a pledge payment?   More Info Is this gift a pledge payment? If you have previously pledged a multi-part gift to Children's Hospital Boston, you may make a pledge payment on-line. Please provide the following information on the gift form.

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  • Who do I contact with questions?

    We're here to answer all your questions. Call, email, or fax us.
    If you're in the neighborhood, drop by and say hi.
    Boston Children's Hospital Trust
    401 Park Drive, Suite 602
    Boston, MA 02215-3354

    Phone: 617.355.6890
    Fax: 617.355.6530

  • What is a monthly gift?

    A monthly gift is charged to your credit card every month. Simply decide how much you'd like to give and we'll automatically bill your credit card each month for this amount.

  • How do I cancel or modify my monthly gift?

    Your monthly gift will be automatically billed to your credit card each month unless you cancel it. You can cancel or modify your billing information or gift amount by contacting Mackenzie Clark at 857-218-3273 or

  • What is a monthly Dream Maker?

    When you give a minimum of $15 each month you become a Children's Hospital Boston Dream Maker. Dream Maker's receive a subscription to our newsletter Spirit of Giving, your own Dream Maker representative to answer questions, and a year-end statement that documents your generosity and the impact of your giving.

  • What is an unrestricted gift?

    An unrestricted gift is a contribution that can be used where it's needed most to help kids at Children's. This includes everything from crayons to cradles to keeping the lights on.

  • How do I designate my gift?

    To direct your gift to a specific purpose or program at Children's, select "Yes" on the drop down menu and specify what aspect of patient care you'd like to support. If you prefer to direct your gift towards a program or research effort not listed on the drop down menu, select "Other" and enter information where it says "Please specify". Contact us with any questions you may have about specific designations.

  • What is a tribute gift?

    A tribute gift is a gift to honor or remember someone. You can make a tribute gift for a special occasion, like a birthday, anniversary or wedding. You can make a tribute gift in memory of someone who has died.

  • How can I make a tribute gift?

    A tribute gift is a way to honor or remember someone. You can make a tribute gift for a special occasion, like a birthday, anniversary or wedding. You can make a tribute gift in honor of someone who gave great care or in memory of a loved one. If you wish to notify somebody of the tribute gift you've made, select "Yes" to send a personal note, fill out their contact information and we'll mail them a card.

  • How do I take advantage of my company's matching gift program?

    Many employers have a matching gift program to maximize employee's charitable gifts. Check with your human resources office for information about your company's policy. To make a gift with a company match select "Yes" and list your company name.

  • How do I make a major gift?

    Major gifts are significant gifts to fund key hospital priorities in research, patient care and community outreach. Gifts can be endowed or unrestricted. If you are interested in making a major gift to Boston Children's Hospital, please contact Elizabeth 'Libby' Roberts, Vice President, Campaign and Major Gifts, by phone: 857.218.3224 or email:

  • How do I include Boston Children's Hospital in my will or estate plan?

    The staff at Boston Children's Hospital will work with you to develop a charitable giving plan that meets your long-term financial goals and estate planning needs. Contact Laureen Cahalane to get started. Call at 617.355.8062 or email

  • How do I make a gift of securities?

    To make a gift of securities, you may either transfer your securities from a brokerage account to the hospital's account or send them to us with a cover note. Please include under separate cover a signed stock or bond power form. For more information please contact Ethridge King at 617.355.8868 or

  • What is a security code?

    A security code is a feature on most credit cards to help secure and validate online credit card transactions. It is a three or four-digit number that usually appears on the back of the card on or near the signature block. American Express card users will find it on the front of the card. The security code is not the raised account number on the card. It is typically printed on the card and appears as the last three or four digits after your account number. The security code verifies that you have the card in your possession while making a transaction.

  • Will I receive a tax receipt?

    When you give online, we send a gift acknowledgement to the email address you provide. For gifts where no goods or services were received in return, the acknowledgement will serve as your tax receipt. When you have donated by purchasing a ticket to one of our events, we will send you via snail mail a tax receipt with the value of your tax deduction.

  • How do I make an anonymous gift?

    At the time you make a gift to Children's, you can choose to remain anonymous on the donation form. This option appears on the second page of the donation form after you fill in your billing address, phone and email. Besides the text "I wish to remain anonymous" select "Yes" in the dropdown menu.