BE A LIFE CHANGERMake an Amazing Difference

You can help make more amazing futures. At times, and for a variety of reasons, The Children’s Institute covers the cost of care to families in need. When you donate to The Children's Institute Foundation, you are helping us fulfill our mission by bridging the gap between reimbursements and the true cost of providing expert care to amazing kids.

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Our Priorities

Support of The Amazing Kids Fund will make an impact by:

  • Giving more kids a chance for a healthy, independent life
  • Helping meet the diverse health, behavioral, and educational needs of kids and families in our community
  • Ensuring that every child can receive the same level of care, regardless of their family's ability to pay

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Annual List of Life Changers

Since 1902, The Children’s Institute has been dedicated to providing services to better the lives of amazing kids and their families to further our mission – To Heal. To Teach. To Empower. To Amaze. We exist to help our amazing kids and bring them more care, more smiles, and more amazing futures. We couldn't continue on our mission without our community whose support truly changes lives.

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Our Amazon Wishlists

By helping to fulfill our teams' Amazon wishlists, you are helping to make amazing things happen for the children we serve. Whether it be supplies for our classrooms, household items and toys for our family visitation centers, books for our behavioral health team, and more - your help in purchasing items from these lists makes a difference.

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Join Our Giving Societies

We invite amazing donors to join our giving societies.


Sunflower Society

Join our special community of donors.

By making a gift of $1,000 or more, you are invited to join this special community of donors who share a dedication to improving the quality of life for every child and family we serve. Members receive exclusive access to events and programs hosted by The Children’s Institute Foundation.

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Mary Irwin Laughlin Society

Join our elite society of donors.

By making a legacy gift, you are invited join this elite society of donors who have committed to the future of The Children’s Institute Foundation. Learn more about becoming a member today.

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Contact Our Team

Our friendly Development Team within our Institutional Advancement department would love to connect with you about ways to give and other ways to help. Contact a member of our team today.

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