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Riley Children’s Foundation is the fundraising arm of Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health and the founding organization that opened Riley Hospital in 1924. Today Riley Hospital is recognized as one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation. Riley Children’s Foundation also supports Camp Riley and the James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home.      

When you give, children heal

Every gift makes an impact. The dedicated team at Riley Hospital could not deliver expert family-centered care and breakthrough pediatric research without extensive donor support. Gifts from partners like you help sustain critical Riley Hospital programs such as:

  • Pediatric Research and Patient Care
  • Maternity and Newborn Health
  • Family Support Programs (including Child Life and Social Work)

Everyone has the power to make a difference for Riley Hospital, from school children to corporate partners to Riley families and friends. 

Because of you, hope happens here.

Vision

To ensure children have access to exceptional healthcare by funding pediatric research, education and care.

Mission

We raise funds statewide and steward Foundation assets for the kids.

Core Values

Our KIDS Core Values and 7 Habits are at the heart of our culture. The Riley Way defines how we interact and how we achieve our results. Living these values and habits will build a culture of trust, respect, kindness and collaboration.

  • Seek Knowledge. Be mission-focused. Continue to learn. We want passionate people who are inspired by children, our mission and life.
  • Model Integrity. Be transparent. Be honest. Be inclusive. We are building an environment of trust.
  • Achieve Deliverables. Be accountable. Own what you do. A+ work. We are mission-driven and results oriented, open to new ideas and challenges.
  • Commit to Service. Be respectful. Go the extra mile. Be professional. We think win-win.
 

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    A Child Life Moment
    November 17, 2017

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    A Child Life Moment November 17, 2017

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    Meet Orion
    November 1, 2017

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    Meet Orion November 1, 2017

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    Meet Caiden
    November 1, 2017

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    Meet Caiden November 1, 2017

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    Meet Harry
    November 1, 2017

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    Meet Harry November 1, 2017

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    Meet Colton
    November 1, 2017

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    Meet Caroline
    November 1, 2017

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    Meet Caroline November 1, 2017

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    Meet Josephine
    November 1, 2017

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    How Riley Research Saved Josh's Life
    October 4, 2017

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    How Riley Research Saved Josh's Life October 4, 2017

    Watch how a boy with a life-threatening heart defect became healthy enough to run cross country.

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    Caiden's Musical Send-Off!
    July 18, 2017

    Six-month-old Caiden Rogers went home from the hospital... More

    Caiden's Musical Send-Off! July 18, 2017

    Six-month-old Caiden Rogers went home from the hospital for the first time in his life with a singing send-off. Mom Shakiyla Rogers says of Riley, “If we didn’t come here, he wouldn’t have made it.”

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    Meet Ava Richards
    June 6, 2017

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    Meet Ava Richards June 6, 2017

    7-year old Ava Richards and her dad talk about living with type 1 diabetes.

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