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Honor an Important Person or Event

Celebrate a graduation, birthday, wedding, athletic achievement or a treatment milestone. Recognize a friend, a family member, a colleague or a teacher. Donating in honor of an important person or event, helps Rush continue to offer excellent patient care, innovative research, transformative education and effective community outreach.

Interested in making a greater impact by suggesting that others donate in honor of an important person, milestone or achievement? Learn more about directing honor gifts to Rush or use our online fundraising tools to create a personal fundraising page.

How you can donate to Rush in honor of an important person or event

  • Give online
    Our secure online giving site is the most convenient and environmentally friendly way to make an honor gift.
  • Give by mail
    Download our honor giving form and mail 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
    Credit card gifts can also be made by calling the Office of Philanthropy at (312) 942-1514.

We are happy to notify the honoree of your generosity. If you would like us to send a notification, please provide the honoree’s contact information when making your gift.

Learn more about payment methods, confidentiality, tax receipts and other aspects of memorial and honor gifts to Rush in our FAQ section.

Questions? Contact Megan Tenenbaum, assistant director of annual giving, at and (312) 942-1514.

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