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Ways to give

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 — Springfield 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 ensure 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 continuing our mission into the future.

Direct donations

Direct donations are welcome from individuals, corporations and foundations to Shriners Hospitals for Children — Springfield. For information about giving programs, please contact Karen Motyka, CFRE, director of development at 413-787-2032 or by email.

Mail checks to:
Development Office
Shriners Hospitals for Children — Springfield
516 Carew St.
Springfield, MA 01104

Credit cards

Credit card donations can be made online or processed by the development office over the phone by calling 413-735-1368.

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 development office at 413-735-1368.

Workplace giving and matching gifts

Many companies offer employees the opportunity to give to charities through a convenient payroll deduction plan, sometimes doubling or tripling the impact of the gift. Contact your human resources department for more information.

Stocks and securities

Giving the gifts of stock and securities may result in capital gains tax savings and an immediate charitable deduction. For transfers, instructions or additional information, please contact Karen Motyka, CFRE, director of development at 413-787-2032 or by email.

Planned giving

A gift to Shriners Hospitals for Children — Springfield in your will or trust, or by beneficiary designation, can ensure happy and healthy tomorrows for children.  Some legacy gifts, such as a charitable gift annuity, can provide reliable income to you or a loved one for life. Your long-term commitment to our mission ensures our ability to deliver expert specialty care regardless of the families’ ability to pay. For more information, please contact Karen Motyka, CFRE, director of development at 413-787-2032 or by email.

Major and directed use gifts

Major and directed use gifts are meaningful ways that 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 and legal or wealth advisors to ensure that the donor’s wishes are met. Naming opportunities and recognition are available. For information, please contact Karen Motyka, CFRE, director of development at 413-787-2032 or by email.

Fundraisers and special events

Fundraisers and special events are wonderful ways to support the hospital and may be organized by individuals, groups or businesses. Interested in hosting your own third-party fundraising event? You may begin by completing the Host Your Own Event form. For questions, please contact our public relations department at 413-755-2307 or by email.

In-kind donations

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 the donation to the hospital. To learn more about the hospital’s current needs or to view a list of acceptable donation items, please see our donating toys and other items page. For more information, contact the public relations department at 413-755-2307 or by email.

For more information

Thank you for considering supporting Shriners Hospitals for Children — Springfield. Contact the development office at 413-787-2032 for more specific information on making a charitable gift to the hospital.

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.

   
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