We graciously accept all donations made to honor or memorialize a loved one or to advance our efforts to fulfill our mission and vision. Unless you direct us otherwise, we use all monetary donations we receive to enhance our mission by educating the public about donation. We also use these funds to support programs and activities designed to address the critical shortage of donor organs and tissue or to honor people who gave the gift of hope and life through donation.
Two Ways to Make a Monetary Donation
We graciously accept monetary donations from individuals and organizations using a credit card or PayPal account. You can make your online donation by clicking the Donate button below.
You may send donations directly to Gift of Hope at the following address:
Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network
Attn: Gwendolyn Blakemore
425 Spring Lake Drive
Itasca, IL 60143
In all online and mail correspondence, please help us to communicate with you and recognize the people you seek to honor with your donation by providing us with the following information. For mail-in donations, please include the information in a cover note or letter. For online donations, please type this information in the section titled Special Requests for Gift of Hope on the online donation form:
- The full name of the person you are honoring or memorializing with your donation, if appropriate and desired.
- The name and mailing address of the person you would like us to notify about your monetary gift, if appropriate and desired.
Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network is a registered 501(c)3 charitable organization, so your monetary donation may be tax deductible. For questions or more information about making a monetary donation to Gift of Hope, please e-mail Gwendolyn Blakemore or call her directly at 630/758-2720.