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Ways to give

Ways to give

Ways to give

Every story of hope at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Galveston is made possible thanks to generous gifts from donors like you.

For more than 50 years, we have been bringing Love to the rescue for the most critically burn injured children from the heart of Texas, across the United States and from around the world, by providing highly specialized acute, reconstructive and rehabilitative care. And we do it all regardless of the families' ability to pay. Our world-class physicians, clinicians and researchers are committed to continuously advancing burn care, education and research.

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Galveston relies on the generosity of donors to continue improving the lives of children.

There are many ways you can give. Donations of all sizes, whether they're recurring or one time, make a difference. With your gift, you help provide the very best care for children.

Ways to give

  • Make an annual monetary commitment through our annual giving program. For information on how to get started, contact our donor development office at 409-770-6853 or by email.
  • Give a one-time cash donation or monthly gift charged automatically on your credit or debit card.
    • You can give online using our secure form.
    • You can give through the phone at 409-770-6853 or by email.
    • Mail a check to the below address:

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Galveston
Attn: Donor Development Office
815 Market St.
Galveston, TX 77550

  • Enroll in your company's matching gift program.
    • Many companies offer their employees the opportunity to give to charities through a convenient payroll deduction, sometimes doubling or tripling the impact of the gift. Contact your human resources department for more information.
    • See if your company participates.
  • Give in honor or memory of a loved one.
    • Celebrate the life of a friend or loved one by making a gift in their name online or by contacting our donor development office at 409-770-6853 or by email.
  • Request a corporate gift, event sponsorship or in-kind gift from your place of employment.
    • We would love to discuss the best way for your organization to partner with us. Contact our donor development office at 409-770-6853 or by email.
  • Include the Galveston Shriners Hospital as a beneficiary in your estate.
  • Establish a charitable gift annuity or charitable remainder trust.
  • Host a fundraiser at your local home or business.
    • Start planning!
    • Community fundraising toolkit:
      • Is your family, organization or company looking to build camaraderie and instill the spirit of giving? Consider adopting us as your charity of choice by organizing a simple fundraiser. Our “Fundraiser in a Box” program includes three easy-to-conduct fundraisers along with additional information, including “how-to” descriptions and sample forms that can be easily personalized. We can mail the kit to you – just contact our donor development office at 409-770-6853 or by email.
  • Create a fundraising page

Pledges

A pledge allows donors to make a larger donation over a period of time. Our fundraising efforts are significantly enhanced by these types of gifts. Donors can extend pledge payments over a two to five year time period and reminders can be sent at agreed upon intervals. To make a pledge to support Shriners Hospitals for Children, contact our donor development office at 409-770-6853 or by email.

Stocks and securities

Your gifts of stock or securities are greatly appreciated. These gifts may result in capital gains tax savings and an immediate charitable deduction for you. For transfer instructions or additional information, contact our donor development office at 409-770-6853 or by email.

Volunteer

One of the most personal gifts you can offer is the gift of your time. Please visit our Volunteer page to learn more.

Shop

You can support Shriners Hospitals for Children — Galveston while you shop! Surprise your friends and family with extraordinary gifts and help provide life-changing care to children. Start shopping!

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Galveston is a fully qualified 501(c)(3) charitable organization under IRS regulations. Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent provided by law.

In-kind donations

Special toys and activities can make a patient's experience at our hospital less stressful. You can provide the gift of new toys, crafts, games and other items for kids of all ages – from infants to teens.

Because the health and safety of our patients always comes first, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Galveston can only accept brand-new toys, stuffed animals, games and crafts.

Due to limited storage and specific patient needs, we ask donors to choose items that are most needed by our hospital. Please view our wish list.

   
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