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Ways to give

Ways to give

A kind, generous and engaged community is the heart and soul of Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California, where each patient’s path to success is fueled by donations and driven by excellence in treatment, teaching and research. Every child who seeks care is welcomed into a pediatric medical center where every doctor’s visit, every surgery, every physical therapy session and every patient activity is provided regardless of the families ability to pay. It is a gift made possible by generous individuals from all walks of life who believe people can make a positive difference in the lives of others.

Individuals support the Northern California Shriners Hospital in many ways and are acknowledged individually for their gifts.

Direct donations

Direct donations are welcome from individuals, businesses and foundations to Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California.

Mail cash and checks to:
Development Office
Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California
2425 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

Credit card donations: Credit card donations can be made online or processed by the business office over the phone by calling 916-453-2037.

Memorial 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.

Special events and fundraisers

Throughout the year, the Northern California Shriners Hospital hosts a number of special events that raise important money to support our hospital. You can help us raise funds by participating in one of our hospital-sponsored events or by planning your own third-party fundraiser. You can also create a fundraising page online to get personally involved in raising much needed funds on behalf of the Northern California Shriners Hospital. Learn more.

Toys and other gifts-in-kind

Toys and other gifts-in-kind support programs throughout the hospital. Donors will be asked to complete a gift-in-kind form when they deliver their donation to the hospital.

Major and planned giving – Philanthropic and Dream Makers Legacy Societies

Planned giving is a meaningful way individuals can advance programs of the hospital for the benefit of children. Careful planning and consideration is given to all such gifts in consultation with donors, their families, legal or wealth advisors to ensure that donor’s 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 Alan Anderson, director of development by phone, 916-453-2008.

Be a part of the next generation in medical discovery. With a variety of deferred gift options, you can provide sustained support for advancing research and patient care at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California while tailoring a program to fit your specific tax and estate planning needs.

Please explore some of the options below:

Gifts of stock or electronic cash tansfers: You can gift stocks and make electronic cash transfers to Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California. These gifts are coordinated with the development office in partnership with individuals and their financial institutions. For additional information and instructions, please contact 916-453-2321.

Bequests: Maintain full control of your resources during your lifetime and reduce your taxable estate by remembering Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California in your will or living trust.

Charitable gift annuities: Provide a lifetime income to you and/or a loved one and earn a current income tax deduction with a gift of cash or property to Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California.

Gifts of life insurance: Earn an immediate income tax deduction and a possible premium deduction by designating Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy.

Gifts of real estate: Transfer the burden of managing a property and the expense of taxes by giving a gift of real estate to Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California.

Gifts of retirement plans: By naming Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California as the beneficiary of your retirement account, such as a 401(k) or IRA, you can avoid passing on heavy income and estate taxes to your heirs.

Endowments and named gifts: Special giving opportunities underscore your strong personal commitment to creating a world-class medical center.

Naming opportunities: Named gifts are meaningful and lasting ways to support Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California. By lending your name, or the name of another individual, group, or family to buildings, facilities and equipment you are helping to ensure the long-term growth of our academic, research, and clinical care programs. Please contact us to discuss available opportunities that are closely aligned with your interests. Ask about the Endowed Chair Program that ensures that academic and professional excellence continues in perpetuity, fostering productivity and progress in many vital areas of medicine and science.