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Fiscal Year Contributions and Impact

Each year, the generosity of our donors can be seen in the financial contributions that are made, as well as the various programs within Cook Children's Health Foundation. See the annual financial and program impact of our donors generosity.

Fiscal year 2016 — Your generosity in action

Charitable contributions

In fiscal year 2016*, Cook Children's Health Foundation received $27,997,127 through 45,122 gifts.

Number of gifts by constituency
Individuals 41,140
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals 3,277
Organizations 541
Foundations 101
Estates/Trusts 63
Total count 45,122
Amount of gifts by constituency
Individuals $2,850,675 10%
Organizations $4,524,644 16%
Foundations $16,195,196 58%
Estates/Trusts $2,771,077 10%
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals $1,655,535 6%
Grand total $27,997,127 100%

*Oct. 1, 2015 – Sept. 30, 2016

Impact of generosity

Restricted gifts Individuals, foundations and organizations often elect to restrict their gifts to specific funding areas that benefit the community.

$23,634,493 in restricted gifts.

Birthday Club Members ask their party guests to bring monetary gifts for Cook Children's, instead of presents.

102 Birthday Club parties, $23,553.50 raised by Peter Pan and Forever Young birthday parties.

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Raises funds and awareness for member hospitals, including Cook Children's.

33 National corporate partners and 8 national programs at Cook Children's raised $1,655,535 for Cook Children's.

Community Partner Events Cook Children's is the beneficiary of a variety of events held throughout the year by individuals, community groups and businesses.

$1,347,721 raised by Community Partner Events.

Cook Children's Doctors Society The Cook Children's Health Foundation established the Doctors Society as a way to honor and recognize physicians and dentists who generously support our system and our Promise.

125 Doctors Society members.

Employees Care Our Cook Children's employee giving program.

$770,479 raised by Cook Children's employees through Employees Care campaign.

Legacy Society The Cook Children's Legacy Society honors those who have included Cook Children's in their estate plans.

55 Legacy Society members.

Seventh Avenue Seventh Avenue is a dynamic group of individuals and couples who support the efforts of Cook Children's. They interact with patients, learn about pediatric health care and engage with other people who share their commitment.

218 members through 6 service projects raised $56,000 was allocated to patient programs.

Volunteers Volunteers give their valuable time every day of the year.

1,514 volunteers gave 97,282 hours of service, equaling a donation of $2,291,964, now that's generosity.

Fiscal year 2015 — Giving heals

Charitable contributions

In fiscal year 2015*, Cook Children's Health Foundation received $18,498,401 through 43,586 gifts.

Number of gifts by constituency
Individuals 40,108
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals 2,734
Organizations 579
Foundations 107
Estates/Trusts 58
Total count 45,122
Amount of gifts by constituency
Individuals $4,129,928 22%
Organizations $4,277,466 23%
Foundations $5,218,570 28%
Estates/Trusts $2,927,942 16%
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals $1,944,4955 11%
Grand total $27,997,127 100%

*Oct. 1, 2014 – Sept. 30, 2015

Impact of generosity

Overall fiscal year 2015 contributions Overall contributions included 337 monthly recurring donations, 981 gifts made online and 529 donors who have given for more than 10 consecutive years.

Restricted gifts Individuals, foundations and organizations often elect to restrict their gifts to specific funding areas that benefit the community.

$13,590,418 in restricted gifts.

Seventh Avenue A dynamic group of individuals and couples who support the efforts of Cook Children's. They interact with patients, learn about pediatric health care and engage with other people who share their commitment.

235 members allocated $60,220 to patient needs. The group also collected more than 630 bears through the 2015 Teddy Bear Drive, made 125 blanks for patients at the annual Warm and Woolly Blanket drive, assembled more than 200 goodie bags for patients staying overnight on Thanksgiving and stuffed 140 backpacks for patients attending Camp Broncho.

Birthday Club Members ask their party guests to bring monetary gifts for Cook Children's, instead of presents.

92 Peter Pan parties (for ages 1-12) and 25 Forever Young parties (for ages 13 and over), raised $28,116.00 to help meet the specific needs of children in the medical center and in the community.

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Raises funds and awareness for member hospitals, including Cook Children's.

33 National corporate partners and 8 national programs at Cook Children's raised $1,655,535 for Cook Children's.

Community Partner Events Cook Children's is the beneficiary of a variety of events held throughout the year by individuals, community groups and businesses.

$1,347,978 raised for Cook Children's through Community Partner Events

Employees Care Our Cook Children's employee giving program.

$701,144.41 raised by Cook Children's employees through this year's Employees Care campaign.

Legacy Society The Cook Children's Legacy Society honors those who have included Cook Children's in their estate plans. These donors decided that children will benefit from the financial resources they have accumulated during their lives.

52 Legacy Society members.

Volunteers Volunteers give their valuable time every day of the year.

1,253 Cook Children's volunteers gave more than 82,000 hours of service, equaling a $2.2 million donation.

As we continue to grow, your help is more vital than ever in providing the life-saving equipment, program enhancements and the level of care that our patients and families deserve. We consider you a partner in our Promise.

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