Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions


Is Children's Hospital Foundation a non-profit?
Yes, Children's Hospital Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, IRS identification number 51-0220692.

What does Children's Hospital Foundation support?
Children's Hospital Foundation supports our region's only full-service children's hospital, Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU.

How does Children's Hospital Foundation work with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals?
In Central Virginia, CMN Hospitals works in partnership with Children's Hospital Foundation to aid in the advancement of health care services and programs for at CHoR. CMN Hospital's national partners (including Walmart, Costco, Rite Aid, iHeartMedia, and many others) that have locations in Central Virginia raise funds to support our local hospital.

Do you offer tours?
Tours are currently on hold due to COVID-19 restrictions. Contact Sarah Deis at 804-228-5920 for more information.

Getting Involved

Can I create my own fundraising event to benefit Children's Hospital Foundation?
Yes! Please visit the Fundraise page on this website or contact Sarah Deis at or 804-228-5920 to get started.

My business wants to get involved with Children's Hospital Foundation. How do we get started?

We are happy to work with businesses and find the best option for working together, including sponsorships, new fundraising events, and volunteering. Please contact Stephanie Allan at or 804-228-5827 to discuss your organization's goals.

I am a student and would like to do a project for Children's Hospital Foundation. How can I help?
We offer a special fundraising campaign called Change for Children that is designed for students and teachers to raise funds to support local children. Visit the Change for Children page on this website or contact Sarah Deis at or 804-228-5920 to get started.

Does Children's Hospital Foundation need volunteers?
We need volunteer support for our events through the year. Most opportunities occur during the evening and weekend hours and are for a few hours at a time. For most events, we ask that volunteers are 18 years of age or older. For those events where youth are welcome, we ask that a parent or someone over the age of 18 accompanies them.

Recurring Donations

What are the benefits of setting up a recurring gift?
Spreading your support throughout the year can help with personal budgeting and allow you to support Children’s Hospital Foundation in a way that is cost-effective, convenient, and flexible. Recurring gifts are paperless and automatic, meaning that your donations can be used to help children in our community as quickly as possible.

How will I receive verification of my donations for tax purposes?

You will receive an automatic e-mail for tax purposes when your donation is processed each month.