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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. Look for the iPads at the Welcome Desk, complete the in-kind form on the iPad when you drop off your donation. Parking in the visitor ramps is free for the first 20 minutes.

In Kind Gifts

You can support our patients through in-kind gifts of toys, supplies, activities or financial contributions. You can allow our staff to respond to specific needs by donating to the Foundation and allowing us to acquire the most helpful and needed items.


Volunteering with the Children’s Minnesota Foundation is an opportunity to make a lasting, important impact on the lives of children, whether they are going through a health crisis, receiving ongoing care, or are just benefiting from having a healthy, happy community around them.

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.

Matching Gifts

Taking advantage of an employer’s matching gift policy is an easy way to double the impact of your donation.

Business and retail partners

You can support Children’s Minnesota by shopping through organizations that give funds directly to our Foundation, either by donating a portion of your purchase or through ongoing giving campaigns. If you’re interested in creating a giving opportunity through your business, contact us at [email protected].


The ripple effect of your generous donation makes a difference for a child, their family and our shared community. Watch how your donation can make an impact.

Annual Report

At Children's Minnesota, we see kids exhibit amazing qualities like strength, determination, and resilience which inspire us to do everything we can to continuously improve pediatric health care. Our success is made possible through the ongoing generosity and engagement from our community. Whether by attending events, donating money or volunteering their time, we are grateful for donors who gave to Children's in 2017. This support ensures that Children’s exists for all patients and families who need the specialized care that we provide.

About the Foundation

The Foundation for Children’s Minnesota is a non-profit organization that raises money and support for Children’s Minnesota.