Members of the Team Superstars charity endurance team aren’t the only ones to use the Twin Cities Marathon as a chance to give back to the kids of Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. A pair of Minneapolis girls found a blister-free way to make an impact on race day.
You gave us high fives, and for that we give you applause. Your donations and support are humbling. Let’s keep up the momentum in 2016 using #givea5.
The annual Cops & Kids event came to Children’s – St. Paul.
Participate in the Give a $5 fundraising campaign in December donating to Children’s Minnesota and sharing a high five.
Children’s Minnesota is making the hospital feel more like home through the Fill A Room With Care program. Through this program and the support of generous donors, Children’s has created 280 private patient rooms in Minneapolis and St. Paul as part of a campus expansion project.
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 this holiday season. 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.