Why donate to a pediatric hospital?

Your donation to our nonprofit institution makes it possible for us to provide exceptional, compassionate care for children. Generous philanthropy also advances our work to find new treatments and cures.

Discover our many ways to give, and select the option that’s best for you. Each one makes a difference.

More Ways to Give

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Start a Charitable Gift Annuity

Your gift earns you income and supports our mission to help every child grow up stronger.

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Boost Your Impact Through Employer Gift Matching

Your employer may match your charitable donation. Find your company’s  form and give now.

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Explore Corporate Opportunities

Allow us to customize a program that will mean the most to your company, employees and customers. When you partner with us, you improve the health and well-being of children in the Washington, DC area and beyond.

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Designate a Beneficiary

It’s easy to name Children's National as a beneficiary. You may specify what percentage of your assets you would like us to receive as a charitable gift.

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Endowed Gift

Make a gift that creates a legacy. It will provide funding today and ensure that Children’s National has the resources for future pediatric breakthroughs.

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Start a Fundraiser

Rally friends and family to raise money for Children’s National. Create a fundraiser that celebrates exceptional care or honors a special someone. No experience necessary!

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Honor a Loved One

Create a fundraiser in honor of a loved one to share with family or friends. Or, make a one-time gift by clicking the donate button above.

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Donate Items for Patients

Dr. Bear's Closet accepts new items that we give to patients and families during their hospital stay to provide comfort and meaningful distractions.

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Donate Real Estate

Your generous gift of a home, commercial property or land helps advance our work. It also has tax benefits for you.

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Start a Charitable Remainder Trust

Support our mission, receive tax benefits and collect income with a Charitable Remainder Trust. Or, you may create a Charitable Lead Trust, which has greater emphasis on charitable deductions. 

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Donate a Vehicle

When you gift a car, boat, motorcycle or RV, proceeds from the sale help us meet patients’ greatest needs. Our partner, Kids Car Donations, offers fast, free, convenient pick up.