All donations to this site support Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, a 501(c)(3) organization.
Yes. When registering for a personal fundraising page, you can select an area of the hospital for your page to support from the drop-down menu or use the write-in option. If you are joining a team, your team captain has already determined the area of support, and that will apply to the team page as well as every team member’s page. Please note that registration fees will go to the Helping Hands Fund, supporting areas of greatest need at the hospital.
All online transactions to Children's Hospital Los Angeles are done on a secure server. This means that information entered on the transaction page is encrypted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) before transmission. On secure pages, a "closed" lock symbol displays at the bottom of your browser, and the website address in the bar at the top of your browser starts with "https" instead of "http". Donation pages are secured by GeoTrust. We can also process your gift over the phone if you prefer. Call us at 323-361-1700 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PST.
Yes, your donation confirmation will be emailed to you shortly after we process your donation. It also serves as your tax receipt. Federal income tax law requires us to inform you that no goods or services were provided to you in return for your gift, and that, therefore, your gift is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
Yes. When writing checks, please make sure they are made payable to Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Once all your checks have been written or collected:
To submit check donations via FedEx or UPS, please email email@example.com to make arrangements. If you receive cash, please keep the cash and submit a check for the same amount. Once Children's Hospital Los Angeles has received the checks, we will add the donations to your fundraising page within 7 business days of receipt.
Yes. To find out if your employer matches employee gifts, please contact your personnel or human resources office. Many companies will match employee contributions, in some cases doubling or even tripling them!
For questions about matching gifts, please contact the Ambassadors at 323-361-1700.
If it has been 7 business days since you mailed your checks and you still do not see the funds credited to your fundraising totals, please contact the Ambassadors at 323-361-1700. For verification, we will need the fundraiser's full name, check number and amount.
Images must be .gif, .jpg, or .png files. Files with a .jpg or .png type will be automatically resized to fit in a 525 x 540 pixel space. The maximum acceptable file size is 4 MB.
If you would like to hold a community fundraising event benefiting Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, there are a few initial steps. The first step is to review our guidelines and FAQs. If, after reviewing, you are ready to complete the Community Fundraising application, you may do so online and submit to our Special Events team. Once they receive the application, they will contact you with the next steps. Should you have any further questions, contact the Special Events department at (323) 361-5972 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We would be happy to help you with your page. Please contact the Ambassadors at 323-361-1700 or ambassadors @chla.usc.edu.
To delete your account, please contact the Ambassadors at 323-361-1700 or email@example.com.
If you would like to change the frequency or types of communications you receive from us, contact the Foundation office at 800-817-4543 or firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will be pleased to respect your wishes.