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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 the Hope Happens Here Luncheon
  • Riley Messenger and Annual Report subscriptions
  • Donor Impact Reports

Circle of Healing ($2,500)

All prior level benefits plus:

  • Exclusive volunteer opportunities
  • Invitations to attend Riley Lecture Series

Circle of Hope ($5,000)

All prior level benefits plus:

  • "Behind the scenes" tour with a Riley physician
  • Invitation to participate in a creative arts therapy experience

Circle of Care ($10,000)

All prior level benefits plus:

  • Reception with Riley Hospital medical and executive leadership
  • Opportunity to name a current use fund
  • Two additional tickets to the Hope Happens Here Luncheon

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

Red wagons help families conveniently 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 the contribution will be attached to the back of a wagon. In addition, 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. 

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 services such as Child Life.

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, Kiwanis club, Greek organization)

$5,000

  • Contribution from a corporation or special fundraising event (e.g. golf outing)

License plate wording is typically no more than three lines with a maximum of 40 characters per line. A graphic, school logo, or business logo (with permission) can be included. Due to a limited number of wagons, only one wagon will be named and plated per donor and/or gift.

Donors have the opportunity to release the wagon into fleet. When a wagon has been released into circulation, it becomes a piece of medical equipment owned by Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health. Riley Children’s Foundation cannot accommodate requests to locate a wagon after it has been placed into circulation. Riley Children’s Foundation reserves the right to change or edit plate language for any existing or former wagons.

A limited number of wagons are available. To name a wagon, please call 317.634.4474 or email Margo Ives at MIves@RileyKids.org. Wagon releases occur approximately four weeks after donation receipt and license plate approval.

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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