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
- Child Life and Creative Arts Therapies
- Social Work (including emergency financial support for families)
- Clinical programs that require additional funding
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.
To ensure children have access to exceptional healthcare by funding pediatric research, education and care.
We raise funds statewide and steward Foundation assets for the kids.
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.
In This Section
Race For Riley Celebrates 20 Years July 21, 2016
First held in 1997, Race for Riley has made a tremendous impact on Riley donating over $3 million. Thanks to the Race for Riley committee, including co-founder John Andretti, for their continuous commitment.×
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Riley Museum Home and Billie Lou Wood Visitor CenterSearching for a beautiful event space in downtown... More
July 13, 2016
Riley Museum Home and Billie Lou Wood Visitor Center July 13, 2016
Searching for a beautiful event space in downtown Indianapolis? Look no further than the James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home and Billie Lou Wood Visitor Center located in the historic Lockerbie Square neighborhood. Visit RileyMuseumHome.org for more information.×
2016 Riley Cancer Center Prom May 16, 2016
More than 250 patients, family members and staff from Riley Hospital for Children danced the night away at Riley Cancer Center Prom on Friday, May 6. Each year, the Riley Cancer Center sees an average of about 200 new patients and 350 ongoing patients - a majority of the pediatric cancer patients in the state. This evening was a time to dance, enjoy yummy food and have some "Winter Wonderland" fun. A special thank you to Women for Riley for once again organizing this amazing event.×
May is for Miracles May 6, 2016
Jennifer Lopez is a longtime supporter of children’s health. Therefore, she understands the importance of supporting children’s hospitals throughout the country including Riley Hospital for Children. She is helping pursue a singular goal: Making children’s hospitals the #1 cause in North America.×
Riley Chastain November 18, 2015
On March 9, 2015, Riley Marie Chastain became one of fewer than 20 babies ever delivered in a Riley Hospital for Children operating room. She had a 10 percent chance of survival. Her heart surgeon had just minutes to save her life. Riley defied incredible odds and we celebrate the hope you provide to grateful families like hers.×
Bo Meagher November 17, 2015
Bo Meagher is a lover and a fighter. He cuddled with Riley Hospital staff members before ringing the bell to celebrate his completion of treatment for acute myeloid leukemia (AML). You give hope to children like Bo by helping Riley physicians scientists use genetic sequencing to uncover more precise and effective treatments. We celebrate Bo as we watch and reflect on his Riley journey.×
Bob Yenna November 16, 2015
Congratulations to Bob Yenna on receiving the 2015 Dr. Morris Green Champion for Children Award.×
2015 Hope Happens Here Luncheon Finale Video November 13, 2015
2015 Hope Happens Here Luncheon Finale Video presented by Barnes & Thornburg LLP.×
2015 Hope Happens Here Luncheon Recap November 13, 2015
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2015 Hope Happens Here Luncheon. We truly appreciate your support and enjoyed celebrating with you.×
2015 The Gift of Hope Happens Here Commercial November 9, 2015
#GiveHope at RileyKids.org this holiday season.×