Make a Monetary Gift

Remember, every gift counts no matter how large or small in the lives of the children we serve.

Make a Single Gift

  • choose the amount that you wish to give
  • give where it is needed most, or a high priority program of your choice
  • honor or recognize someone special with your gift
  • take advantage of your employer's matching gifts program (if available) that could double or triple your contribution

Make a Monthly Gift

Become a Wish Maker by setting up a monthly donation that fits your budget. Enjoy the convenience of automated payments and the satisfaction of helping Driscoll all year long.

As a Wish Maker you will receive:

  • Driscoll Life our magazine, publishing two to three times per year. It is full of inspiring stories about our miracle kids, amazing physicians, and special events.
  • year-end statement that documents your gifts to Driscoll and can be used as a tax deduction
  • satisfaction of knowing you are supporting a worthy cause that benefits children in South Texas.

To become a Wish Maker:

  • choose the amount you wish to give ($15 minimum)
  • tell us how often you would like to give - monthly, quarterly, semi-annually or annually

Close Your Eyes and Make a Wish for Driscoll's Kids Birthday Giving

Your birthday is approaching, and all you can think of is fun and friends. Family may ask, "what do you want for your birthday?" but really, you can't think of a thing. Why not think of Driscoll's kids?

Through birthday giving, invite your family and friends to make a donation to Driscoll Children's Hospital in honor of your birthday.

Just think, you can help turn your special day into something truly meaningful for the many patients we serve. One birthday wish can change a child's life forever. Just close your eyes and make a wish for Driscoll's kids.

Give in Memory of Someone

Honor or give tribute to someone you care for with a gift to Driscoll. We will send a card letting someone know you were thinking of them, if you like.
Click on Honor someone special Donate Now and select "dedicate your gift".
You can select if you would like a card sent as notification the gift had been made.

Let Us Help You Plan Your Major Gift

Major gifts allow Driscoll to fund urgently needed capital projects, pioneering research programs, and community outreach programs. We will work closely with you to ensure your philanthropic objectives are met.

Recognition of Your Contribution

Major donors who give cumulative gifts of $25,000 or more will have a place on our Wall of Honor. This Wall will welcome everyone who comes through the front lobby of the hospital. Each year the Wall of Honor is modified to include those who have reached the $25,000 mark.

Naming Opportunities

There are many opportunities to name funds, buildings, endowed chairs and rooms in the hospital with a major gift.

Major gifts allow for major impacts in our hospital and community. Driscoll Children's Hospital needs your support to sustain the mission of Clara Driscoll, to offer hope and healing to the children of South Texas in an environment of trust, compassion, and care.

How To Give

Contact Information

Driscoll Children's Hospital
Development Foundation
3533 S. Alameda
Corpus Christi, TX 78411

(361) 694-6401

For TTY Deaf Messaging Connect to TTY Interpretation by dialing
(800) 735-2989



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