Directing gifts to Rush is a wonderful way to honor a personal milestone, celebrate a special occasion or recognize a loved one while also making a difference in the lives of others.
If you choose to direct gifts to Rush, the Office of Philanthropy is here to assist you. Please email Lisa Gerberding in the Office of Philanthropy or call her at (312) 563-3164 to direct honor gifts to Rush. We will be happy to help you with the following:
Select an area of Rush you wish to support
You can choose to support the Medical Center’s greatest needs, patient care and research within a specific disease area, or an area of Rush University.
Request personalized giving forms
If you are hosting an event or sending a letter, Rush can provide personalized giving forms and envelopes at no cost.
Provide convenient giving options for your supporters
GIVE ONLINE: You may share the link to our secure online giving form — www.rush.edu/giveonline — or request a personalized giving link to share via email and social networking sites.
GIVE BY MAIL: Donors can give via mail by downloading and completing our tribute giving form and mailing the completed form along with a check made payable to “Rush University Medical Center” to the following address:
Rush University Medical Center
Office of Philanthropy
1700 W. Van Buren St., Suite 250
Chicago, IL 60612.
GIVE BY PHONE: Donors can make a gift by credit card over the phone by calling (312) 563-3164.
Thank others for their support
When you ask others to support Rush, the Office of Philanthropy will send a tax receipt to all donors acknowledging their gifts. You may also wish to receive a weekly list of all the honor donors and their addresses for your use in sending additional thank you notes.
For additional information, please see our frequently asked questions or contact Lisa Gerberding in the Office of Philanthropy at (312) 563-3164.