Corporate Giving

Would your company like to be recognized for supporting a charitable institution that benefits the children of South Texas? Your company's support for Driscoll Children's Hospital will send a message to your local community that you care about the health and well-being of children and their families. We can help make that a reality!

In-kind Gifts

In-kind gifts allow nonprofit organization like Driscoll to increase productivity through donated computers, software, office supplies and various other items. Product donations will help us fulfill our mission of ensuring hope and healing to the children of South Texas. According to a survey conducted by The Conference Board, in 2003 product donations made up 49 percent of total contributions.


  • reduction of inventory-carrying costs
  • public recognition
  • create stronger communities through product support
  • tax deduction of up to twice the cost, in some cases

Matching Gifts

Matching gifts will give your employees a strong incentive to support Driscoll. Matching programs are a great way to build customer and employee loyalty, sending a strong message that your company cares about such a worthy cause in the local community.

Programmatic Giving

While supporting The Children's First Fund allows us to support our most urgent programs, your company can give where it is in-line with your business objectives by giving to one of our many departments or specialty areas. Kohl's Department Store, for example, supports our Injury Prevention program through its Kohl's Cares for Kids program.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Whether you're an avid golfer or a fan of music entertainment, there is a sponsorship opportunity that's right for you. We host a wide variety of events, we're sure we can find one that will meet your needs.

Cause Marketing - Philanthropy with an R.O.I.

Get double or triple the reward of giving with a cause marketing partnership with Driscoll Children's Hospital. This type of partnership will allow you to make our community a safer, healthier place for our children while building your business and consumer loyalty. Partnering with Driscoll will allow your company to be recognized and appreciated for helping needy children.

Successful Cause-Marketing Programs

  • change collection devices
  • product sales with proceeds going to Driscoll
  • paper icons sold at register
  • direct and online co-branded mail programs

Benefits, Depending on Level of Support

  • increased customer and employee loyalty
  • inclusion in our Annual Report, distributed to numerous Driscoll supporters each year
  • company name included on hospital Wall of Honor
  • naming opportunities are extended to companies who have raised substantial amounts of money for the hospital
  • publicity at various hospital events
  • satisfaction of knowing that your participation is helping needy children

Partner with Driscoll because:

  • we serve 33 counties and 33,000 square miles in South Texas
  • we are the only pediatric facility south of San Antonio
  • Driscoll is a 200-bed pediatric tertiary care center with over 250 board-certified pediatricians, surgeons, and other subspecialists
  • in 2005, $4.6 million in charity care was provided to children whose families could not afford medical care
  • in, 2005 over 167,000 children received inpatient care, outpatient services, and emergency care-many of your customers will have a first-hand experience and appreciate what your efforts

Contact Information

Driscoll Children's Hospital
Development Foundation

3533 S. Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78411

(361) 694-6401

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(800) 735-2989



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