Easy ways to financially support the Community Foundation.
We welcome your support of the Gift of Hope Community Foundation mission and vision. There are a number of ways you can contribute your time, expertise or financial resources to our community through the Gift of Hope Community Foundation:
Make a personal promise
You can save a life.
Make a commitment to serve others and create a lasting legacy by sharing all the wonderful parts of YOU. Sign up today to be a donor today.
Register for Organ & Tissue Donation
Join the National Marrow Donor
Program registry bethematch.org
Make an appointment to donate blood
Donate your time & expertise
Make a financial contribution
Even the smallest gift helps.
We are incredibly grateful for any financial contribution to our mission and vision. Even the smallest gift helps us provide life-changing care and support to others. Through the Foundation’s Charitable Gifts Program, you can select the initiatives and programs that are most meaningful to you
Gift of Hope Charitable Gifts
Gift of Hope Corporate Partners
We are incredibly grateful for each and every financial contribution to our mission and vision. Even the smallest gift helps us provide life-changing care and support to others. Through the Foundation’s Charitable Gifts Program, you can select the initiatives and programs that are most meaningful to you:
Donor Family Support Services
Gift of Hope cherishes families who, even in the face of devastating loss, found the strength to make a gift of save the lives of others.
Financial contributions to Gift of Hope’s Donor Family Support Fund ensures that Gift of Hope has the resources necessary to provide unparalleled care and support for donor families. Our support services include:
- Compassionate in hospital care and support
- Bereavement assessment and referrals
- Donor family and recipient connections
- Donor family celebration events
Work Place Giving
Caring for donors and donor families requires close collaboration between Gift of Hope and hospitals and health care providers throughout Illinois.
Financial contributions to Gift of Hope’s Health Care Provider Partnership Fund support the following Gift of Hope activities:
- Continuing medical and nursing education related to organ and tissue transplantation
- Chaplaincy and Social Service fellowships
- Development of IT solutions to provide improved patient and family care
- Medical and scientific research related to organ and tissue donation and transplantation
Donor Registration & Community Outreach
Gift of Hope is dedicated to increasing awareness of the miracle of organ and tissue donation, educating families about the donation process, and encouraging everyone to share their wishes with loved ones and join a donation registry.
Financial contributions to the Gift of Hope Community Outreach Fund support several activities, including:
- Community education and awareness campaigns
- Donor Registry drives and events
- Gift of Hope Volunteer Network
- Connections with Community Partners
In the course of proving organ and tissue donation services to the community, Gift of Hope is very aware of the problems that impact the families we serve. For example, many individuals become organ and tissue donors as the results of violence, suicide, or opioid abuse. To assist the community in addressing these and other critical concerns, Gift of Hope supports a variety of innovative special projects.
Financial contributions to the Gift of Hope Special Projects Fund may be made to the Fund generally, or earmarked for one or more of Gift of Hope’s Special Projects.
- Gift of Hope Community Center [please provide link]
- Illinois Transplant Fund [illinoistransplantfund.org]
- Learn about other special projects [please provide link]