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Corporate Giving



Would your company like to be recognized for supporting a charitable institution that benefits the children of South Texas? Your company's support for Driscoll Children's Hospital will send a message to your local community that you care about the health and well-being of children and their families. We can help make that a reality!

In-kind Gifts


In-kind gifts allow nonprofit organization like Driscoll to increase productivity through donated computers, software, office supplies and various other items. Product donations will help us fulfill our mission of ensuring hope and healing to the children of South Texas. According to a survey conducted by The Conference Board, in 2003 product donations made up 49 percent of total contributions.

Benefits


  • reduction of inventory-carrying costs
  • public recognition
  • create stronger communities through product support
  • tax deduction of up to twice the cost, in some cases

Matching Gifts


Matching gifts will give your employees a strong incentive to support Driscoll. Matching programs are a great way to build customer and employee loyalty, sending a strong message that your company cares about such a worthy cause in the local community.

Programmatic Giving


While supporting The Children's First Fund allows us to support our most urgent programs, your company can give where it is in-line with your business objectives by giving to one of our many departments or specialty areas. Kohl's Department Store, for example, supports our Injury Prevention program through its Kohl's Cares for Kids program.

Sponsorship Opportunities


Whether you're an avid golfer or a fan of music entertainment, there is a sponsorship opportunity that's right for you. We host a wide variety of events, we're sure we can find one that will meet your needs.

Cause Marketing - Philanthropy with an R.O.I.


Get double or triple the reward of giving with a cause marketing partnership with Driscoll Children's Hospital. This type of partnership will allow you to make our community a safer, healthier place for our children while building your business and consumer loyalty. Partnering with Driscoll will allow your company to be recognized and appreciated for helping needy children.

Successful Cause-Marketing Programs

  • change collection devices
  • product sales with proceeds going to Driscoll
  • paper icons sold at register
  • direct and online co-branded mail programs

Benefits, Depending on Level of Support

  • increased customer and employee loyalty
  • inclusion in our Annual Report, distributed to numerous Driscoll supporters each year
  • company name included on hospital Wall of Honor
  • naming opportunities are extended to companies who have raised substantial amounts of money for the hospital
  • publicity at various hospital events
  • satisfaction of knowing that your participation is helping needy children

Partner with Driscoll because:

  • we serve 33 counties and 33,000 square miles in South Texas
  • we are the only pediatric facility south of San Antonio
  • Driscoll is a 200-bed pediatric tertiary care center with over 250 board-certified pediatricians, surgeons, and other subspecialists
  • in 2005, $4.6 million in charity care was provided to children whose families could not afford medical care
  • in, 2005 over 167,000 children received inpatient care, outpatient services, and emergency care-many of your customers will have a first-hand experience and appreciate what your efforts

Contact Information


Driscoll Children's Hospital
Development Foundation

3533 S. Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78411

(361) 694-6401

For TTY Deaf Messaging Connect to TTY Interpretation by dialing
(800) 735-2989

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News

Driscoll's Teddy Bear Hospital is a chance for patients to be the doctors

April 08, 2014
WHAT: Patients will be the doctors tomorrow during a Teddy Bear Hospital organized by the Stripes Child Life Program at Driscoll Children's Hospital. The event allows children to become more familiar with the medical equipment and procedures involved in their treatment. They'll choose their teddy bear, give it a...
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Driscoll patients go to Spurs game courtesy of generous donors

March 28, 2014
WHAT: Five Driscoll Children's Hospital patients and their parents or guardians will gather at the hospital's lobby and depart for San Antonio to see a Spurs game as part of a live auction package purchased at this year's Fiesta de los Niños. Steve and Jessica Johnson of JSJ Services, Inc. have purchased this item...
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Driscoll patients to be treated to Child Life Month celebration

March 10, 2014
March is Child Life Month
CORPUS CHRISTI - The Stripes Child Life Program at Driscoll Children's Hospital will celebrate Child Life Month with a superhero-themed party for in-house patients tomorrow. The sixth annual event is designed to make hospitalization a little more pleasant for children by providing a distraction from their illness and an opportunity...
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12th annual Radiothon will broadcast live from Driscoll Children's Hospital

March 05, 2014
CORPUS CHRISTI - On Friday, March 7, K-99 (KRYS 99.1 FM) will team up with Driscoll Children's Hospital for the 12th annual Radiothon. The one-day event will be broadcasted live from the main lobby at Driscoll Children's Hospital beginning at 6 a.m. Listeners can tune in to hear patients, parents, physicians and staff share inspirational...
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Driscoll Children's Medical Plaza - McAllen receives books for patients thanks to Palms Crossing Barnes & Noble

January 28, 2014
Katrina Flores, community relations manager at Barnes & Noble, and Ezequiel Perez, Driscoll Auxiliary member.
Auxiliary members at Driscoll Children's Medical Plaza - McAllen recently received 27 boxes full of books for patients thanks to the staff at Barnes & Noble Booksellers at Palms Crossing. Books are handed out to patients while they wait for their appointment, as special rewards or as holiday gift giveaways throughout the year. The...
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