You can give Children’s Minnesota a gift of securities (including stocks) or mutual funds that have appreciated in value. Gifts of publicly traded securities provide a double tax benefit. You avoid a capital gains tax on appreciated securities, and you receive a charitable income tax deduction for the full fair market value of the securities.
Here is a list of frequently asked questions about donating items to Children’s Minnesota:
Thank you for your support. By donating these materials to Children’s Minnesota, you are giving patients the opportunity to play and have fun while they are in the hospital. Please completely fill out our donation form and bring it with you when you drop off your donation.
Although spending time in the hospital can be difficult for children and their families, special toys and activities can make their hospital experience less stressful. You can help by providing the gift of new toys, crafts and other items for children of all ages — infants through teens.
The Children's hospitals in St. Paul and Minneapolis were started, in large part, because of the efforts of two groups of women from those communities. These associations still raise money and awareness for Children's Minnesota today.
Affinity Plus Credit Union partners with Children’s Minnesota in two exciting ways.
Usborne Books & More is partnering with Children's to give patients an opportunity to lose themselves in their imagination with a great book. Help us give a child a break to explore the limits that their minds can take them. Donate a book from the Usborne Wishlist to make a child smile.
"My co-owner and I have been blessed to have healthy families, and we are passionate about giving back to families in need.”
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Since its inception in 2000, Kohl’s Cares® cause merchandise program has raised nearly $300 million to support kids' health and education initiatives in communities nationwide.