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Making a gift to Riley is one of the most powerful, immediate ways you can make an impact on children.

Individual donations of $1000 or more – in one payment or spread over multiple payments – is considered a Riley Society level gift. The collective impact of Riley Society gifts ensure that Riley Hospital can continue to revolutionize care and seek cures. 

We are pleased to offer you these special benefits when you join one of our Riley Society giving circles:

Circle of Courage ($1,000)

  • Private tour of Riley Hospital for Children
  • Exclusive invitations to Riley Society events
  • Two tickets to Be the Hope Now luncheon
  • Riley Messenger and Annual Report subscriptions
  • Donor Impact Reports
  • Riley Society car cling 

Circle of Healing ($2,500)

All prior level benefits plus:

  • Invitations to attend Riley Society Doctor Talks
  • Opportunity to name a Red Wagon

Circle of Hope ($5,000)

All prior level benefits plus:

  • Invitation to participate in a creative arts therapy experience
  • Invitation to participate in a volunteer opportunity

Circle of Care ($10,000)

All prior level benefits plus:

  • Opportunity to name a current use fund
  • Tour of Riley Hospital and/or Wells Center for Pediatric Research with physician leaders

Circle of Champions ($25,000)

All prior level benefits plus:

  • Customized annual impact report
  • Invitation to one-on-one presentation with Riley physician or researcher impacted by your gift


Additional Ways to Donate:

Matching Gifts

Many employers will match your gift to Riley as part of their corporate policy. Does yours? Type your company's name below and find out.

Tribute Gifts

You can make your gift in honor or in memory of someone who is special to you. 

Look for the “Tribute Information” section of our online donation form and indicate the name of the person you would like to honor with your gift.  

We will ask you to provide the address of the honoree or their family so we can notify them of your gift, however, the amount will remain confidential

Riley Red Wagon Naming

Riley Red Wagon

The Riley red wagon represents the family-centered care provided at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health. Red wagons help families navigate Riley Hospital, and bring children smiles during what can be a stressful time.

With your philanthropic support, you or your group can name a wagon. A license plate acknowledging your contribution will be attached to the back of a wagon and you will receive a duplicate copy of the plate. Wagons are named for the duration of their circulation at the hospital, up to one year. Based on inventory, named wagons may be new or gently used.

Funds from named wagons are used to support Riley Hospital’s greatest needs. Upon request, a donor can direct funds to patient care, pediatric research or family support programs such as Child Life. A portion of each donation ($200) provides maintenance for wagons.

Wagon naming opportunities and pricing

$1,924 (the year Riley Hospital opened its doors)
Personal contribution from an individual or individuals
Contribution from a Kids Caring and Sharing school 

$4,000
Contribution from a community service organization (e.g., church, service club, Greek organization)

$5,000
Contribution from a corporation or special fundraising event (e.g., golf outing)

A limited number of wagons are available. To name a wagon, please call 317.634.4474 or email Margo Ives at MIves@RileyKids.org

License plate design

  • No more than three lines (maximum 40 characters per line)
  • Graphics can be included (school/business logo with permission; no personal photos)
  • Riley Children’s Foundation reserves the right to change/edit plate language for any existing or former wagson
  • Note: Due to space limitations only one wagon will be named/plated per gift and/or donor

Wagon release

  • Donors have the opportunity to release the wagon into fleet
  • Wagon releases occur approximately four weeks after donation receipt and plate approval
  • Once a wagon is released, it is a piece of medical equipment at Riley Hospital and Riley Children’s Foundation cannot accommodate requests to locate 

Individual Donations less than $1,000

If you are not ready to make a donation at the Riley Society level, you can donate in any amount HERE. Every single donation to Riley Hospital for Children – large or small – is a gift of hope.

Questions about any of our individual giving opportunities? Contact Cara Lathrop, Vice President, Development at CLathrop@RileyKids.org or 317.759.6906.

 

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