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In Kind Gifts

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

Affinity Plus Credit Union partners with Children’s Minnesota in two exciting ways.

Usborne Books & More

Help provide a much-appreciated distraction for the patients at Children’s Hospital through award-winning Usborne and Kane Miller books. Order books online for the young people in your life (ages 0-18) and Usborne Books and More will donate 50% of the sale total in free books to Children’s.

M&M Mortgage

"My co-owner and I have been blessed to have healthy families, and we are passionate about giving back to families in need.”


AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets you enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices and convenient shopping features as on The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5 percent of the purchase price to the eligible charitable organization of your choice.

Kohl’s Cares Merchandise

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.

Matching Gifts

Many employers offer to match your financial gift to Children’s Minnesota by giving an equivalent amount. Type your employer or company name to see whether they offer a matching gift.

Deals & Events

Learn about a few of the organizations who already support Children's Minnesota through deals, events or other cause marketing initiatives. Interested in getting your business involved? Contact the Children's Minnesota Foundation.

Corporate Partners

Thank you to the many corporate partners who have contributed time, talent and money to support programs at Children's Minnesota. Your contributions have made a significant impact for our programs, facilities, staff and — and most importantly — the children and families in our care.