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 educate the public about organ and tissue donation.

Steps for Memorializing or Honoring a Loved One or Friend

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:
  1. The full name of the person you are honoring or memorializing with your donation.
  2. The name and mailing address of the person you would like us to notify about your monetary gift.
  3. For mail-in donations, please include this information in a cover note or letter.
  4. For online donations, complete the form below. Please be sure to include the name of the person you would like to honor.


Other Ways to Make a Monetary Donation


You may send donations by U.S. mail directly to Gift of Hope at the following address:

Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network
Attn: Ashley Ocasio
425 Spring Lake Drive
Itasca, IL 60143-2076

Your Donation may be Tax-Deductable

Gift of Hope 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 email or call directly at 630/930-5863

Gift of Hope’s Tax ID:   36-3516431

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