The Children's Hospital of Buffalo Foundation

Ways to Give

There are many ways you can give to The Children's Hospital of Buffalo Foundation.

    Carson Dayka and Mom
    Fundraiser, Carson Dayka and Mom

    Individual & Family Giving

    John R. Oishei Children's Hospital is grateful to have the support of thousands of individuals every year. Patients, family members, our employees and generous community members give in so many meaningful ways.

    Provide Direct Financial Support
    Host, Sponsor or Attend an Event
    Join an Auxiliary or Volunteer

    Check out how patient Carson Dayka raises funds for kids at Oishei Children's Hospital

    Organization Giving

    There are many opportunities for your group of any size to come together in support of the hospital.

    Whether you represent a school, a youth organization, a church, or any philanthropic minded organization, we want to partner with you to help Oishei Children’s Hospital.

    Provide Direct Financial Support
    Host, Sponsor or Attend an Event
    Organiztion Volunteer Opportunities

    There are many opportunities for your group of any size to come together in support of the hospital. New realtionships can be formed or strengthened through this voluteer effort while having a meaningful impact on Oishei Children’s Hospital.

    See how the Grand Island Community joined in on the Complete a Room with Care Campaign, raising funds for the new hospital

    Corporate Giving

    Local, regional and global companies all make a big difference for the patients at Oishei Children’s Hospital. Philanthropic projects can also increase your company’s employee morale, customer satisfaction, and public image. Whether your company would like to make a charitable gift, sponsor an event or start a cause marketing campaign, the corporate development team at The Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation is available to assist you.

    Charitable Gifts

    Every dollar makes a difference for the patients at Oishei Children’s Hospital. Charitable gifts given in support of Oishei Children’s Hospital are deductible for State and Federal tax purposes as contributions to a public charity to the extent allowed by pertinent laws and regulations.

    Cause Marketing Campaign

    Northtown Subaru
    Northtown Subaru Completes a Room with Care

    Cause Marketing helps you
    • Develop strategic philanthropic relationships
    • Encourage corporate/social responsibility 
    • Invest in your community
    Successful Cause Marketing Programs
    • Round Up Campaign – Ask customers to round up their bill to the nearest dollar or “Add a Quarter to Your Order” and donate the difference to Oishei Children’s Hospital

    Specialty Item – Create a specialty item for a limited time and donate proceeds from the sale of that item to Oishei Children’s Hospital. Examples include:

    • Donate 50 cents or $1 per transaction.
    • Designate a portion of the proceeds from a new meal promotion for a limited time.
    • Offer a discount on a product or service and donate the difference in the original price to Oishei Children’s Hospital.
    • Offer a vendor-driven program. During a three-to-four-week period, run advertising to promote selected products. Every time a consumer buys one of these products, a donation will be made to the Hospital.
    • Click and Give – Add an Oishei Children’s Hospital logo to your website and pledge a specified amount each time visitors click on the logo.
    Philanthropy with an ROI

    Our corporate development team at The Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation will work with you to design a custom program to fit your business needs.

    To learn more about the meaningful ways that your company can support Oishei Children’s Hospital, please call (716) 881-8230.

    Corporate Sponsorships

    When you partner with The Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation to sponsor one of our fundraising events, you get the right exposure for your business, and we do all the legwork!

    As a sponsor, you'll share the spotlight and send a strong message to your customers, partners and employees that you care about children.

    Foundation Events with Sponsorship opportunities:

    For a complete listing of events benefiting Oishei Children’s Hospital, please refer to our Events Calendar.

    Festival of Trees

    If you are interested in finding out more about these events, becoming an event sponsor or putting on your own event, contact the Foundation office at 716-881-8230.

    Planned Giving

    Find out how to plan — here