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Ways to give

Ways to give

Help us offer hope, comfort and healing to children in the community and around the world by bringing your Love to the rescue.

Every gift to Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston is gratefully accepted and acknowledged. There are many ways to give to the hospital, which allow donors to contribute in a way that is meaningful and personal to them. The hospital works hard to make sure all gifts are used in the most efficient and effective manner. Being good stewards of our financial resources is important both for providing the best patient care today and for making sure we are able to continue our mission into the future.

To learn more about our amazing patients and the great impact your gift can have, read the latest issue of our Focus On Our Future Newsletter.

Direct donations

Your generous donations of all sizes are welcome and appreciated from individuals, businesses and foundations to Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston. For information about ways to give, please contact Shiva Damghany at 617-371-4746 or via email.

Mail checks to:
Development Office
Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston
51 Blossom Street
Boston, MA  02114

Credit cards

Credit card donations can be made online or processed by the development office over the phone by calling Shiva Damghany at 617-371-4746. If you would like your gift to benefit the Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston, please select the Boston hospital when you donate online.

Memorials or tribute gifts

Memorial or tribute gifts are gratefully received by the hospital for the benefit of our programs. Donors receive acknowledgement letters for their gifts. Notification letters are also mailed to honorees or the designated family member, informing them of gifts made in their honor or in memory of a loved one. Notification letters provide name and address information only. To establish a memorial or tribute gift, please contact the donor development office at 617-371-4941.


Gifts of stock or electronic cash transfers are coordinated with the development office in partnership with individuals and their financial institutions. For additional information and instructions, please contact Shiva Damghany at 617-371-4746 or via email.

Major and planned giving

Major and planned gifts are meaningful ways that individuals can advance programs and services of the hospital for the benefit of children. Careful planning and consideration is given to all such gifts in consultation with donors, their families and legal or wealth advisors to ensure that the donor’s wishes are met. Naming and recognition opportunities are available. For information on estates and trusts, beneficiary designations, and financial accounts and insurance, wills and real estate, please contact Shiva Damghany at 617-371-4746 or via email.

Corporate matching gifts

Many companies have programs through which they will match or even double the charitable donations made by their employees. Please ask your human resources department for the proper paperwork to share this benefit with the children who receive our critical services.

Fundraisers and special events

You can become personally involved in raising much-needed funds on behalf of Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston. When you attend or host one of our community fundraising events, start a fundraising page or donate to someone else’s fundraising efforts, you make an immediate and memorable impact on children and their families.

In-kind gifts acceptance policy

Our supporters have always been very generous with in-kind (non-monetary) donations to the Boston Shriners Hospital. Unfortunately, due to precautions necessary because of COVID-19, we are not currently accepting drop-off donations of toys or other in-kind gifts. Please consider visiting our Amazon Wish List. You may also search the Amazon Registry Lists: Go to “Find a Custom Gift List,” enter ”Shriners" or "Child Life" under name and select "MA" in the location drop down, then select the "Shriners Child Life Wish List 2020." Please include your name, email or address in the "Gift Message" box at checkout so we may thank you for your generosity. Please select "fewest shipments" to ensure your entire donation arrives to us in as few parcels as possible.

Thank you for your ongoing generosity! If you have any questions, please contact Ashley Loveless at 617-371-4941 or via email.

Contact information for development office staff

For all major gifts and to support pediatric burn care and research, including plastic reconstruction surgery, please contact:
Shiva Damghany
Director of Development

For leadership and major gifts and to support pediatric patient care and research in the cleft lip and palate program, please contact:
Carolyn Wahto
Senior Development Officer 

For in-kind gifts, third party fundraisers and assistance making any size gift, please contact:
Ashley Loveless
Development Assistant

For more information

Thank you for considering supporting Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston. Contact Shiva Damghany at 617-371-4746 or via email for more specific information on making a charitable gift to the hospital. Please mail your gift to: Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114

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.