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Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation offers a broad range of gift opportunities for donors who wish to designate their gifts toward a special project or fund. When no preference exists, unrestricted gifts can be directed where they are needed most.

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Types of Gifts 


Cash and checks are a convenient way to give to Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation and are recorded on the date received. Make an online donation now through our secure server.

Appreciated securities are excellent assets to donate to Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation. Publicly traded securities will be counted at the value on the date donated. Closely held stock may be accepted with an appropriate appraisal or per-share, cash-purchase price of the most recent trade, with an understanding regarding the ultimate sale. Gifts of securities to the charitable Gift Annuity program will be converted to cash as soon as practicable.

Personal or real property gifts to Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation are subject to approval by the Board of Directors of Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation. Gifts of personal property could include art or automobiles, while real property gifts could include homes and farms, such as those with estate plans for the donor and/or beneficiaries of the donor. The value of gifts accepted will be determined by current appraisal of fair market value and according to Internal Revenue Service guidelines.

Planned Gifts

Charitable planned gifts to Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation can be made in the form of bequests, endowments, charitable remainder trusts, life insurance, IRAs and retirement plans, gift annuities and a variety of other options. (Read more about Planned Gifts.)

Endowment Gifts

Some donors wish to have their gifts make a different forever. These donors may wish to consider a gift to our endowment. The principal amount of this gift is invested and the interest each year is allocated to a program of the donor's choice. One of our most popular endowments supports the Love Jen Fund. This fund provides support to families of children with cancer.

Restricted and Unrestricted Gifts

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation offers a wide variety of opportunities to donors who wish to direct gifts to a particular project or fund. Unrestricted gifts are directed to areas where funds are most needed.

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) publicly supported organization. Contributions to this public entity are tax-deductible.

A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free (800) 435-7352 within the state of Florida. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state. Our Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services registration number is CH-4990.