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Ways to give

Ways to give

Every gift matters and the many paths to giving allow donors to contribute to Shriners Hospitals in a way that is meaningful to them.

All donors receive an acknowledgement letter from the medical center.

Direct donations

Direct donations are welcome from individuals, businesses and foundations to Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center — Lexington. For information about giving programs, please contact development by email or at 859-268-5768.

Mail cash and checks to:

Development Office
Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center — Lexington
110 Conn Terrace
Lexington, KY 40508

Credit cards

Credit card donations can be made online or processed by the development office over the phone by calling 859-268-5770.

Memorials or tribute gifts

Memorial or tribute gifts are gratefully received by the medical center 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 development by email or at 859-268-5770.

Fundraisers and special events

Fundraisers and special events positively support the medical center and may be organized by individuals, groups or businesses. To find out how you can participate, please contact development by email or at 859-268-5770.

Create a fundraising page

Create your own fundraising page online and get personally involved in raising much-needed funds on behalf of Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center — Lexington.

In-kind donations

Due to limited storage space, we are unable to accept in-kind donations, including, but not limited to, toys, stuffed animals, personal care items, pillowcases and/or items that need to be laundered. In addition, we are unable to accept donations of medical equipment, such as wheelchairs, walkers, standers or prosthetic/orthotic devices. For individuals who still want to bring a smile to our patients, we encourage you to consider making a special donation to the Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center — Lexington fund for toys and personal care items for our patients and their families. Cash or checks may be mailed to our development department with "fund for toys" in the check memo field or noted in the accompanying letter. For additional questions, please contact the development department by email or by calling 859-268-5770.    


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 development by email or at 859-268-5768.

Major and planned giving

Major and planned gifts are meaningful ways that individuals can advance programs of the medical center 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 donors’ wishes are met. Naming opportunities and recognition are available. For information on estates and trusts, beneficiary designations and financial accounts and insurance, wills and real estate, please contact development at 859-268-5768 or by email.