Make a Gift to Lurie Children’s through a Financial or Estate Plan

Create a Legacy of Hope and Healing through Planned Giving

Gifts through a financial or estate plan shape the pediatric care of tomorrow and impact generations to come. Many Lurie Children’s supporters have chosen to include a gift in their will or through an IRA, Donor-Advised Fund or other beneficiary designation. When you include a gift to Lurie Children’s in your will or through a beneficiary designation, you help fund research to fund cures for pediatric illnesses, build kid-friendly spaces, strengthen local neighborhoods and help families when they need it the most. Your gift will help give every child the promise of a healthier future.

If you have included or are considering including a gift to Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Foundation through your estate plan, we’d love to hear from you. Conversations about gift designations, honoring a loved one, and recognition options are encouraged, all to ensure the donor's wishes and legacy are understood and fulfilled.

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Include Lurie Children’s in a will or trust

Naming Lurie Children’s as a beneficiary of a will or trust is one of the easiest ways for donors to leave a legacy, creating a healthier future for all children.

You can make a bequest to Lurie Children's by including language in your will or living trust leaving a portion of your estate to Lurie Children's or by designating Lurie Children's as a beneficiary of your retirement account or life insurance policy.

Sample bequest language for a will, codicil, or revocable living trust:

I give (legal description of property, specific dollar amount, desired percentage or rest, residue and remainder of my estate) to Ann Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Foundation, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation, located at 225 E. Chicago Avenue, Box 4, Chicago, Illinois, to be used in support of its mission OR to support (program or department) at Lurie Children's.
 

Charitable Beneficiary Designation

To designate Lurie Children’s as the charitable beneficiary of an IRA or other retirement account, life insurance policy or donor-advised fund (DAF), simply share our information with your administrator. There are many benefits to letting us know that you've designed Lurie Children's as a beneficiary so please reach out to us with questions or intentions. 

Legal name: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Foundation

Address: 225 E. Chicago Avenue, Box 4, Chicago, IL 60611

Federal Tax ID: 36-3357006

Life Income Gifts

A charitable gift annuity is a way you can make a gift to Lurie Children’s and receive fixed payments for life.

This arrangement involves giving assets in exchange for a stream of income payments. At your death, Lurie Children’s receives the remaining assets, which will be used to support our mission. There are numerous variations and options for customization. 

Please contact us to learn more about this type of gifft.

How does a charitable gift annuity work?

  1. When you transfer cash or securities to create a charitable gift annuity at Lurie Children's, you receive a lifetime stream of fixed payments. The remaining value of your gift supports the mission of Lurie Children's.
  2. The fixed payments can be quite high depending on your age, and a portion of each payment may even be tax-free.
  3. You will receive a charitable income tax deduction for the gift portion of the annuity.
  4. You also receive satisfaction, knowing that you will be strengthening the future of pediatric medicine and science at Lurie Children's.

John P. Wilson Legacy Society: An Opportunity for Thanks

Those who have made a commitment to the future of pediatric medicine and research by including Lurie Children’s in their estate plan are recognized through membership in our legacy group, the John P. Wilson Society. Donors share only as much information about the gift as they are comfortable sharing and recognition preferences are respected. Communication and recognition preferences are respected. We welcome the opportunity to thank you for making Lurie Children’s part of your legacy and to share information about our events and other options for connection. 

For more information, contact the Planned Giving team at legacy@luriechildrens.org

For Advisors

We welcome the opportunity to assist you and your clients. Please contact us to discuss gift options and to ensure that your client’s wishes are understood and fulfilled.

Legal name: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Foundation
Address: 225 E. Chicago Avenue, Box 4, Chicago, IL 60611
Federal Tax ID: 36-3357006

Please also contact us to learn about Legacy Partners, our program that aims to elevate philanthropy and inspire a new community of civic-minded advisors.

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If you have included or are considering including a gift to Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Foundation through your estate plan, we’d love to hear from you. Conversations about gift designations, honoring a loved one, and recognition options are encouraged, all to ensure the donor's wishes and legacy are understood and fulfilled.​ You can connect with us at legacy@luriechildrens.org or reach out to a team member directly to discuss giving options or share gift designations. 

                   

Lisa Bakker, Director, Planned Giving

312.227.7247  |  Email Lisa

Kevin Longstreth, Senior Planned Giving Officer

312.227.3254  |  Email Kevin

This site is informational and educational in nature. It is not offering professional tax, legal, or accounting advice. Lurie Children’s strongly encourages all donors to seek counsel from their own legal and financial advisors. For specific advice about the effect of any planning concept on your tax or financial situation or with your estate, please consult a qualified professional advisor.