TR Types

Memorial Giving

Memorial gifts to Rush are a meaningful ways to remember your loved one, while also making a significant difference in the lives of others. Memorial gifts create an important legacy in your loved one’s name by helping Rush continue to offer excellent health care, innovative research, thorough education and effective community outreach.

The Office of Philanthropy can assist with suggested language to make your family's intentions known and can also provide custom envelopes for memorial service. To learn more about memorial giving at Rush, please contact Megan Tenenbaum, associate director of annual giving, at or (312) 942-1514.

Celebrate an Special Event

Celebrate a graduation, birthday, wedding, athletic achievement or a treatment milestone. Directing gifts to Rush to honor an important event helps Rush continue to offer excellent patient care, innovative research and groundbreaking cures.

Honor an Important Person

Doctors, nurses and other caregivers at Rush work tirelessly to ease symptoms and manage your health. They find and apply the right treatment you or your loved ones need. They save lives and give you more years with the people you love most.

Honor a caregiver at Rush by making a persomal giving page dedicated to fundraising for research or patient care. Your support helps Rush continue to offer the high level of care you, or someone important to you, received by contributing in honor of the health care professionals who provided that care. We will notify the doctors, nurses or other caregivers of your generosity.

Host an Event

Those who participate in and lead efforts to benefit Rush may host fundraising events in support of our mission. As a part of this initiative, your charitable support will make possible the critical work of our expert team of doctors, nurses, volunteers and administrative staff. Many of our specialized services and research projects would not be possible without philanthropy.

Learn more about hosting an event for Rush by downloading our Outside Events Toolkit or by visiting our "Hosting an Event for Rush" page.


Still have questions? Please contact us at or (312) 942-6112.