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Ways to Give to Rush

Since 1837, Rush has been a fixture on Chicago’s medical landscape. Generous philanthropic support has allowed us to continuously elevate the quality of our patient care, research, education and community outreach.

As a not-for-profit health system, Rush depends on charitable donations to sustain our patient care efforts, while training tomorrow’s health care professionals, pioneering new health advances and strengthening communities in Chicago and around the world.

Here’s how you can join us in our mission:

Give online

Give by phone

  • Please call the Office of Philanthropy at (312) 942-6112 to make a credit card gift by phone.

Give by mail

  • Please make checks payable to “Rush University Medical Center,” and send to the following address:

    Office of Philanthropy
    Rush University Medical Center
    1201 W. Harrison St., Suite 300
    Chicago, IL 60607-3319

Memorial and honor giving

  • Pay tribute to a loved one, mark a special occasion, thank a caregiver or show gratitude to an important person in your life by donating in his or her name.

Fundraise on behalf of Rush

Gift planning

Donor-advised fund giving 

Corporate and foundation giving

Monthly giving

Matching gifts

Gifts of stock and securities

Gifts of property and insurance

Employee giving

AmazonSmile donations

  • Shop online through AmazonSmile and have 0.5 percent of your purchase price donated to Rush.

Volunteer for Rush

*Rush proudly celebrates our donors' generosity. Individuals and families who make outright annual gifts of $1,000 or more, to any area of Rush, are recognized through Anchor Cross Society membership. All those who invest in Rush’s future through a planned gift are recognized through Rush Heritage Society membership.

Questions about giving to Rush? Contact us.

Office of Philanthropy
Rush University Medical Center
1201 W. Harrison St., Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60607-3319
Phone: (312) 942-6830
Fax: (312) 942-5581
Online giving:
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