The MRJBF needs your help in order to continue to play a vital role in improving the health and lives of children. Philanthropic gifts from donors like you are important to enabling Lurie Children’s to continue as one of the country’s leading pediatric research centers. Lurie Children’s and MRJBF are a non-profit organization and all gifts to the MRJBF are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. All gifts will be recognized with a donor recognition letter.
Any person or company wishing to make a donation to our board or to any of our events should ALWAYS make checks payable to:
Lurie Children’s Foundation
* * In the memo line of the check, please write “MRJBF” and the MRJBF Board Member’s name, if applicable.
Please mail all checks to:
Lurie Children’s Foundation
Attn: Katie McCallum / MRJBF
Carol Stream, IL 60122-4597
Because donations are actually made to Lurie Children’s Foundation (and NOT to the MRJBF), we give donors the applicable Tax Number for Children Hospital of Chicago Foundation.
There are three operative Tax ID numbers:
- Lurie Children’s Foundation Tax ID Number: 36-3357006
- MRJBF Tax ID Number: 36-3837839
- The Sales Tax Exemption Number: E9989-2820-05
You can make a difference in the lives of countless children by supporting the MRJBF in the following ways:
The Cocktails For A Cause program book serves as a journal of the year’s fundraising efforts and recognizes special friends who participate in the MRJBF philanthropic mission. Each year, the program book is seen by more than 600 influential individuals from throughout the Chicago area who attend Cocktails For A Cause. Advertisement opportunities are available in a range of sizes and prices.
To request advertising information and contracts please contact Katie McCallum at 312-227-7299 or email her at KMcCallum@luriechildrens.org.
Annual Giving to MRJBF is critical to our ability to continue to fund innovative pediatric medical research that will benefit countless children. It is also critical in enabling Lurie Children’s to remain competitive in securing external funding necessary to become one of the country’s leading pediatric research centers. Gifts of any amount are greatly appreciated. Gifts of $1,000 or more will be recognized in the program book at the 21st Annual Cocktails For A Cause Event.
A tribute gift to Lurie Children’s through the MRJBF is a unique way to celebrate life’s milestones. Whether to recognize or honor someone, to mark a special occasion such as a birthday, wedding, anniversary or graduation, or to express sympathy on the passing of a loved one, a tribute gift is a thoughtful way to honor individuals who have touched and inspired you.
Tribute gifts support the programs and services at Lurie Children’s that are making a difference in the lives of countless children and their families who have turned to the hospital for comfort, care and healing. Tribute gifts can be made in any amount. Gifts made through the MRJBF will be used to support the MRJBF current commitments to research programs at the hospital.