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Ways to Give

Dayton Children's relies on the generous support of our community to care for children of all ages, regardless of their family’s ability to pay. All donations, large and small, are put to good use at Dayton Children's. Many vital programs, services and state-of-the-art technologies are made possible through individual and community donations.  All contributions are tax deductible. 

Take a moment to explore the options below and learn how you can help us continue to provide the best care for our region's kids.

Giving from home

Visit our online donation center.

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If you are interested in making a cash, check or credit card donation by mail, please call our development office at 937-641-3405 or send to:

Dayton Children's Hospital

Attn: Development Office
One Children’s Plaza
Dayton, OH 45404-1815

For your convenience, you may also inquire by e-mail.

You can text a donation using your cell phone. Send the the keyword DCKids10 to 50555 to make a $10 gift or DCKids25 to make a $25 gift.  Please remember to say yes to the confirmation text message you receive on your phone. Charges will appear on your wireless bill, or be deducted from your prepaid balance.  All purchases must be authorized by account holder. Must be 18 years of age or have parental permission to participate. Message and Data Rates May Apply.  Text STOP to 50555 to STOP. Text HELP to 50555 for HELP. Full Terms: www.mGive.org/T. Privacy Policy

Giving from the office

Many companies will match donations for employees, their spouses or retirees. Complete your company's matching gift form and return it with your gift to Dayton Children's. Not sure if your company matches donations? Check the matching gift registry.

Companies may establish workplace giving campaigns using a payroll deduction. Dayton Children's can provide customized, co-branded campaign promotional materials and a customized website to make signing up simple for local and remote employees. For more details on establishing a workplace giving campaign, contact the development office at 937-641-3405 or send an email.

Special Occasions/Memorials

Celebrating a birthday or special occasion?  Remembering someone significant in your life? Gifts are gratefully accepted in honor or memory of someone special. Acknowledgement letters are sent to honorees or families without the gift amount listed. To mail in a gift, please use our tribute gift form or donate online now.

Arrangements may be made to make a special gift for a specific project or program. Outright gifts, multi-year pledges, stock transfers or property gifts are accepted. Call the development office at 937-641-3405 to speak with a development officer.

Planned Gifts

Donors are encouraged to consider gifts that have a lasting legacy for Dayton Children’s. There are many different estate gift options available. Contact Stephanie Llacuna, Planned Giving Officer at (937) 641-4278 with any questions or for assistance.

United Way and Combined Federal Campaigns

You can designate your United Way gifts to "Dayton Children's Hospital." The Combined Federal Campaign number is 19238.

Other Easy Ways to Help

Giving comes in many shapes and sizes and there are other easy ways to help. You may want to shop online, set up a checking account, participate in an in-kind gift drive or purchase an entertainment book.  Our Easy Ways to Help section offers a variety of ways you can support Dayton Children's in a way that is comfortable for you.

Dayton Children's accepts a variety of in-kind donations. Check our wish list to see what the current needs are.


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