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Gifts that last more than a lifetime.

Tribute gifts honor amazing people.

Is there an amazing person in your life who you would like to recognize? Consider a tribute gift to The Children's Institute to honor someone special, perpetuate the legacy of a loved one who has passed away, or mark an important occasion in your family's life. Gifts can be made in honor or in memory, and your contribution in their name will make an impact on the lives of the special kids and families we serve. 
  • One-time monetary gift in honor or memory
  • Monthly monetary gift in honor or memory
  • Personalized brick or sunflower garden paver in our Nimick Family Therapeutic Garden at our Squirrel Hill main campus

Honor someone special today.

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Did you know that we have Amazon Wishlists for our services? We keep this page up-to-date with current needs. View our Amazon wishlists today and help support the work of our amazing team.

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By partnering with us, you are aligning with an organization that puts the well-being of children with special needs and their families at the core of all we do. We look to partner with companies on volunteer opportunities, sponsorships, point of sale programs, and much more. Each company we work with is unique and therefore, we strive to create a partnership that represents that. If you are interested in forming a partnership with us, please contact Jessica Monahan, corporate, foundation and government relations director.

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Making your gift through your Donor Advised Fund is an easy, low-cost way to support our mission. These gifts are essential in providing more care, more smiles, and more amazing futures for our kids and families.

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Your company may be eligible to apply for the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. The Children’s Institute is currently approved to receive gifts through the Educational Improvement program. Gifts support programs like Kids on the Block and Amazing Kids Workshops. To learn more, contact Jessica Monahan.

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We are thankful for the many donors each year who think of us at The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh when it comes to donations of gifts in-kind. At this time, The Children's Institute is not accepting any gifts in-kind. We invite you to instead support our Amazing Kids Fund. With questions, please contact Hugh O'Neil.

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Gifts of appreciated securities make an immediate impact on our amazing kids and save you valuable income tax dollars now. Contact Abby Pittinaro for information on how to make your gift. 

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If you do not wish to give online, you can always mail a check payable to The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh to:

The Children's Institute
Attn. Institutional Advancement
1405 Shady Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Many corporations match employee donations to our organization. By having your gift matched by your employer, you are able to support more amazing kids and families. Check with your Human Resources department to learn more about increasing your impact today.
You can do something meaningful today that will continually help amazing kids now and in the future by making your gift recurring. By being a monthly donor, you become a lifeline to our kids and families. For more information, contact Abby Pittinaro, director of development.

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Make a personal gift or encourage your friends and family to give in honor of your special occasion. Special occasions are unique to each of us, but here are a few suggestions:
  • Anniversaries
  • Birthdays
  • Graduations
  • Holidays
  • Showers
  • Weddings
Gifts can be made in honor or memory of a special, amazing person in your life. A note will be sent, with a message of your choice, to the person/family you designate, notifying them of your gift (amount will remain confidential). Make your gift long-lasting by purchasing a brick or medallion in our Nimick Family Therapeutic Garden or by making your donation monthly. To make a long-lasting tribute gift, contact Abby Pittinaro, director of development.

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Support our amazing kids through your company’s annual corporate giving campaign. It is a convenient way to give through regular payroll deductions. The Children’s Institute is registered and approved for the following campaigns:
  • #187 United Way
  • #62983 Combined Federal Campaign

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Not sure what the next step is? You can always call our Information Center at 412.420.2400 to speak to a team member who can direct you to the support and answers you need.

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