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there’s more than one way to make a difference

Just like kids, giving comes in many shapes and sizes. You may want to give online, hold a workplace giving campaign, participate in an in-kind gift drive or shop to give. However you decide to give, we are thankful that you have chosen Dayton Children’s as your charity of choice!

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 to the extent the law permits. If you’d like to make a gift in a way not listed below please call 937-641-3405 to speak with a gift officer.

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.

give online

The easiest way to give to Dayton Children’s is right here… online! Visit our online giving page to give now. You can choose any amount to give and can even specify where you want it to go. If you don’t have a specific area you would like to give to it will go toward our miracle fund!

give by cash or check

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

Dayton Children's Hospital
Attn: Foundation
One Children’s Plaza
Dayton, OH 45404-1815

give monthly

By giving a monthly gift to Dayton Children’s you are ensuring a lasting impact on our patients! To set up a recurring gift please visit our make a gift page and choose the recurring/continuous gift option under type of gift. You will be able to decide when you want your gift to come out of your account each month.

text2give

You can text a donation using your cell phone. Send 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

matching gifts

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.

start a workplace giving campaign

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 Foundation at 937-641-3405 or send an email to getinvolved@childrensdayton.org.

give in honor or memory

Remembering someone significant in your life? Celebrating a birthday or special occasion? 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 make a gift please donate online

make a planned gift

Donors are encouraged to consider gifts that have a lasting legacy for Dayton Children’s. There are many different estate gift options available. For more information visit our planned giving section or contact Lindsay Ackley, Director of Major and Planned Gifts, at 937-641-3295 with any questions or for assistance.

shop to give

Dayton Children’s is proud to have the support of many amazing community businesses. Giving to Dayton Children’s can be as easy as shopping with one of our partners. Whether it’s buying a Children’s Miracle Network balloon, shopping on Amazon or at Kroger or buying a book from Kohl’s the options to give to Dayton Children’s by shopping are easy and accessible! Check out our shop to give section for more info.

give from our wish list

There is always a need for toys, games, books, movies, arts and crafts supplies, blankets, gift cards and educational materials for the child life department. Consider doing a wish list drive at your office, church, sorority/fraternity, classroom or with your family and friends. You can drop off items any time at the main information desk. Visit the wish list and start your collection today.

host an event

Throughout the years, Dayton Children’s has been blessed and strengthened financially thanks to the generous support of the community. Each year, dozens of individuals, groups and organizations host events to benefit the hospital. Our community’s financial support and volunteerism make it possible for us to care for every child needing our services, attract top pediatric specialists to our staff, purchase the most advanced technology and accommodate the community’s need for key services.

Learn more about hosting an event for Dayton Children's 

contact us miracle moments

For further questions about ways to give to Dayton Children’s please call 937-641-3405 or email us.

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When you give to Dayton Children’s you are helping to make a difference to kids right here in our region. Check out some of our miracle moments to meet some of the patients that your gift is helping.

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