At Shriners Hospitals for Children, the health and safety of our patients, families, volunteers and staff is our top priority. With the rapidly evolving situation regarding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), we are closely monitoring updates and alerts from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and are actively following their recommendations.

Please note that Shriners Hospitals for Children does not administer COVID-19 testing or treatment at this time. If your child has an upcoming appointment and you or your child are exhibiting a cough, fever, chills, shortness of breath or flu like symptoms, please contact your local Shriners Hospitals for Children location to reschedule the appointment.

What to expect at Shriners Healthcare for Children  — Florida.

 For the latest updates about COVID-19, please visit the CDC website.

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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 with your generosity.

Every gift to Shriners Healthcare for Children — Florida is gratefully accepted and acknowledged. There are many ways to support our care that allow donors to contribute in a way that is meaningful and personal to them. The staff 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 for providing the best patient care today and for making sure we are able to continue our mission into the future.

Direct donations

Direct donations to Shriners Healthcare for Children — Florida are welcome from individuals, businesses and foundations. For information about giving programs, please contact Alicia Argiz-Lyons, director of development at 813-975-7118 or via email.

Mail checks to:

Shriners Healthcare for Children — Florida
12502 USF Pine Drive
Tampa, FL 33612

Credit cards

Credit card donations can be made online or processed by development over the phone by calling 813-975-7119.

Memorials or tribute gifts

Memorials or tribute gifts are gratefully received 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, contact Alicia Argiz-Lyons, director of development at 813-975-7118 or via email.


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 Alicia Argiz-Lyons, director of development at 813-975-7118 or via email.

Major and planned giving

Major and planned gifts are meaningful ways that individuals can advance programs 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 advisers to ensure that the donor’s wishes are met. For information on estates and trusts, beneficiary designations, and financial accounts and insurance, wills and real estate, please contact Alicia Argiz-Lyons, director of development at 813-975-7118 or via email.

Corporate matching gifts

Many companies have programs through which they will match the charitable donations made by their employees. Please check with the company you work for to find out about availability of matching gifts.

Fundraisers and special events

Fundraisers and special events positively support our facility and patient care, and may be organized by individuals, groups or businesses. Please see our Fundraising Events page for more information.  

In-kind donations

In-kind gifts support programs throughout our facility. Special toys and activities can make a patient’s experience 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 Healthcare for Children — Florida can accept only brand-new toys, stuffed animals, games and crafts. We cannot accept unused toys such as Beanie Babies that have been part of a collection.

Due to limited storage and specific patient needs, we ask donors to choose items included on our wish list. Donations can be delivered to our facility during the hours listed below. Please complete our in-kind donation form when you deliver your donation.

Donations accepted Monday–Friday; 9 a.m–4 p.m.
Shriners Healthcare for Children — Florida
12502 USF Pine Drive
Tampa, FL 33612

To learn more about the hospital’s needs, please contact the development office at 813-975-7119.

For more information

Thank you for supporting Shriners Healthcare for Children — Florida. Contact the development office at 813-975-7119 for more specific information on making a charitable gift to our mission.

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