Donor Recognition Societies

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Donor Recognition Societies

Dayton Children's is grateful for the support of our donors, who serve as our partners in caring for children and families throughout our region. By making a gift, you have shown a strong commitment to our hospital and our goal to provide the highest quality of health care for sick and injured children, regardless of their family's ability to pay. Dayton Children's acknowledges this generosity and loyalty through donor recognition societies, donor walls in our main lobby, and donor recognition events.

The Annae Barney Gorman (ABG) Society - Gifts for the Future

Named for one of Dayton Children's founders and early ambassadors for children's health, the Annae Barney Gorman Society recognizes those who have made future gift commitments to Dayton Children's through their estate plans and notified us of their intentions. Planned gifts can be designated toward a specific need at the hospital. Unrestricted gifts are earmarked to the Dayton Children's Foundation endowment. Income from the endowment funds a variety of programs and medical research to ensure that Dayton Children's will continue to deliver the highest quality of medical care to children in the region.

Donor Recognition Societies

The Elsie T. Mead Society - Leadership Gifts

The Elsie T. Mead Society is named for one of Dayton Children's founders and visionaries, Elsie Talbott Mead, who always believed "children needed their own hospital."  The Elsie T. Mead Society recognizes cumulative giving of $10,000 or more from individuals, corporations, foundations and organizations


Donor Recognition Societies

The Barney Circle - $1,000 Annual Giving Society

The Barney Circle recognizes loyal donors who contribute $1,000 or more annually to Dayton Children's Hospital. The Barney Circle also honors our hospital's unique heritage. Through the years, the Barney Community Center evolved to be the thriving pediatric facility known today as Dayton Children's. Barney Circle members are invited to renew their generous support each year to maintain their name in this prestigous giving society.


For more information about donor recognition societies and giving opportunities, please contact the development office at 937-641-3405.



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