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The support of people committed to furthering pediatric care makes great things possible at MassGeneral Hospital for Children. Your tax-deductible gift will help fund critical initiatives in patient care, medical research and caregiver education.
Making an outright gift to MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) allows your donation to be put directly to use for pediatric patients and their families. A cash gift is the most common and convenient method of donating to MGHfC. It’s easy to make a secure donation online, or, if you prefer to donate by check, please make your check payable to The Massachusetts General Hospital and mail it to:MassGeneral Hospital for Childrenc/o Massachusetts General Hospital Development Office 125 Nashua Street Suite 540Boston, MA 02114 You may also choose to make an outright gift through a donation of appreciated securities, closely held stock or another financial vehicle. If you would like to learn more about these and other alternative giving options, please call or write to:Ellen Heath PlapingerSenior Director of DevelopmentMassachusetts General Hospital Development Office 125 Nashua Street Suite 540Boston, MA 02114 Phone: 617-726-0402E-mail: email@example.com
Many companies match charitable gifts made by their employees, retirees and directors. Please consult your company’s Human Resources department to learn how your workplace matches charitable contributions to hospitals, and how you might be able to increase the value of your individual donation in this way.For more information about matching gifts, please contact:Gabe ManchonAssistant Director of Development ServicesPhone: 617-724-8458Fax: 617-726-7661E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
A gift to MGHfC is a meaningful and enduring gesture to remember a loved one, honor a friend or family member, or thank an outstanding caregiver.You can make a secure donation online, or, if you prefer to send a check, please note the name of the person being remembered, honored or thanked, that the gift is for MGHfC, and send to:MassGeneral Hospital for Childrenc/o Massachusetts General Hospital Development Office 125 Nashua Street Suite 540Boston, MA 02114
MGHfC offers donors a number of options for making a considerable gift to the hospital that also offers the donor significant benefits. If you are interested in making this type of donation, you may wish to make a planned gift by:
To learn more about making a planned gift or bequest, please contact:Elizabeth MurphySenior Director of Planned Giving Massachusetts General Hospital Development Office 125 Nashua Street, Ste. 540 Boston, MA 02114 Phone: 617-643-5777 Fax: 617-726-7661 E-mail: email@example.com Be sure to mention that the gift is for MassGeneral Hospital for Children.
You may also support MGHfC by creating an endowed fund, forging a permanent bond between yourself and the hospital. Endowed funds are carefully managed for growth and are preserved forever. They provide crucial annual income to an area of the hospital selected by the donor, whose gift forms a legacy that will protect the mission of MGHfC and lend urgently needed support to caregivers in individual departments. Endowed funds may also serve as distinguished tributes to loved ones by bearing their names.A minimum of $100,000 is required to establish an endowed fund.To learn more about creating an endowed fund, please contact Ellen Heath Plapinger, Senior Director of Development, at the address above.
Holding a special event is a unique way to raise money for MGHfC. If you are interested in organizing a fundraising event to help pediatric patients, get started by visiting the Special Events page on the Mass General Development Office site.A member of the hospital’s special events staff will be happy to contact you regarding your proposed event for MGHfC.
Whether your goal is to educate and spread awareness of pediatric illnesses, to organize special events and raise much-needed funds, or to lend a listening ear and a comforting shoulder to patients and their families, MGHfC welcomes your personal involvement. Learn more about getting involved.
Supporting the children and families at MGHfC can also be fulfilled through the Child Life Department Wish List. Your family, child or company may be interested in donating gifts including toys, arts and crafts, or the like in honor of a birthday, holiday or other special event. The Child Life specialists have created a Wish List to meet the needs of the children and families in both the inpatient and the outpatient settings of the hospital. Learn more.
If you would like to learn more about supporting MGHfC, please call or write to Ellen Plapinger, Senior Director of Development, at the address above.
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