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Ways to Give to Shriners Children’s Greenville

Your Donation Changes Children's Lives at Shriners Children’s Greenville

Shriners Hospitals for Children is a 501( c )(3) non-profit organization, commonly known as Shriners Children’s. Shriners Children's has been leading specialty pediatric healthcare since 1922. We deliver specialty pediatric care to children around the world, providing a comprehensive range of treatments and services that help improve the quality of children's lives and allow them to reach their full potential.

There are many reasons to make a charitable gift to Shriners Hospitals for Children – and your passion for helping children is likely at the top of that list. Friends like you make it possible for us to provide pediatric specialty care, regardless of the family's ability to pay or insurance status, today and for years to come.

Read on to learn how you can support Shriners Children's Greenville through ways that include planned giving, hosting and attending fundraising events, and participating in our community outreach.

Give Today

Shriners Hospitals for Children has pressing needs to meet every day. When you give an outright financial gift, you make our current work possible and help to shape the future of health care for children with medical needs. Outright gifts include:

  • Online donations via our donation site, LovetotheRescue.org
  • Checks or other monetary gifts

Shriners Hospitals for Children is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. Your generous gift directly helps support patient care at Shriners Children's Greenville.

Give online today.

Give through your workplace matching gift program.

Give Tomorrow

At Shriners Hospitals for Children, planned giving ensures we can continue to provide the most amazing care anywhere for generations. When we know about your future intention, we can plan for your gift and all the good it can do.

Planned giving and other types of planned philanthropy advance our research and improve the medical care we provide, benefiting patients for generations. To ensure we meet the wishes of our donors, our giving programs include careful planning and thorough consideration, as our knowledgeable fundraising staff consults with donors, their families, legal professionals and wealth advisors. Together, we’ll develop a plan for giving that aligns with your specific tax objectives and estate planning needs.

  • Bequests: Maintain full control of your financial resources during your lifetime and reduce your taxable estate by including Shriners Children’s Greenville in your will or living trust.
  • Charitable Gift Annuities: Provide a lifetime income to you and/or a loved one and earn a current income tax deduction with a gift of cash or property.
  • Gifts of Life Insurance: Earn an immediate income tax deduction and a possible premium deduction by designating Shriners Children’s Greenville as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy.
  • Gifts of Real Estate: Transfer the burden of managing a property and the expense of taxes with a gift of real estate.
  • Gifts of Retirement Plans: By naming Shriners Children’s Greenville as the beneficiary of your retirement account, such as a 401(k) or IRA, you can avoid passing on heavy income and estate taxes to your heirs.
  • Gifts of Stock or Electronic Cash Transfers: Our Development Office works in partnership with individuals and their financial institutions for these transactions.
  • Endowments and Naming Gifts: Give your family name the opportunity to represent something special at Shriners Hospitals for Children. These giving opportunities are closely aligned with a donor’s interest such as building, room or equipment namings, program-specific namings or endowed academic chair namings.

Learn more about these planned giving areas.

Support Shriners Children’s Greenville

There are so many ways to get involved and support Shriners Children’s Greenville. From our annual Turkey Trot and Roll to volunteering to help fundraise or support patient needs and activities, there is always a way to help patients and their families receive life-changing care. Learn more about fundraising options.

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Turkey Trot and Troll

Our annual Turkey Trot and Roll takes place each year in November. It is an event for people of all ages and abilities. In addition to the live event, there is a virtual aspect as well where patients, families and communities outside of the immediate area are invited to walk or run at any time. Registration is free, and individual fundraising supports our life-changing pediatric orthopedic care. Learn more about Turkey Trot and Roll.

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Fundraising Activities

Individuals, groups or businesses may organize fundraisers and special events. These groups may also fundraise online by creating a fundraising page. Learn more about how to start an online fundraising campaign.

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Santa’s Workshop

Each year during the holiday season our patients are treated to a magical experience in our very own “Santa’s Workshop.” Here, they are able to select an age-appropriate gift of their choice. The shelves are stocked thanks to the generosity of donors who provide toys, electronics and other gifts. Learn more about our specific patient needs by downloading our wish list.

Donations of Toys, Crafts and Other Items

Purchasing items from our AmazonSmile Charity List is the best way to make sure your gift will be meaningful and useful to patients and families in our care and to safely and securely send your donation directly to the hospital.

Patients and families greatly appreciate your in-kind donations to help them while they are with us, or transitioning back home. For more ideas on what to give and where to send, please download our wish list and teen wish list. Donations are accepted by appointment.

For more information about fundraisers, special events or in-kind donations, please contact:

Jennifer Pearson
Email: jfpearson@shrinenet.org
Office: 864-255-8771

Donate Your Vehicle to Benefit Shriners Children's Greenville

Your car donation can help transform children's lives. Each vehicle donated helps Shriners Children’s deliver exceptional healthcare. Please consider any vehicle, running or not, including cars, trucks, trailers, boats, RVs, motorcycles, campers, off-road vehicles, planes, heavy equipment, farm machinery, and most other motorized vehicles. The vehicle can be in any condition and picked up from any location. Your vehicle is towed at no cost to you. Complete the online vehicle donation form or call 833-SHC-KIDS (833-742-5437) seven days a week. Learn more about the program. The process is easy, and your gift may qualify as a tax deduction.

Shop with AmazonSmile

You can support Shriners Hospitals for Children just by doing your regular Amazon shopping at smile.amazon.com. When you select Shriners Hospitals for Children as your Amazon Smile charity, Amazon will donate .5% of the of the eligible purchases to Shriners Hospitals for Children.

We’re always here for our patients, regardless of a family's ability to pay or insurance status.