Support the mission

There are several ways you can support the mission of the Friends: Contribute money to the Friends, contribute goods or professional services, serve on an event planning committe or become a YNHCH volunteer.

Support The Mission

Your support is welcome in the following ways

Donations can be made directly to the Friends.

Contribute goods or professional services.

Live or silent auctions, featuring a variety of items from jewelry to sports memorabilia, are held at many Friends events.  Donated goods or services that appeal to bidders are always welcome and appreciated.

Serve on an event planning committee.

Help identify event sponsors, lend a hand at an event or help promote an event.

Become an YNHCH Volunteer.  


Recent areas of support include

Portable Pediatric Heart Monitors

Gives pediatric patients the opportunity to rest at home in between surgeries while still being closely monitored.

A Little Help From Friends

Provides small grants to families for basic and emergent Children's Emergency Fund needs as a result of circumstances related to their child's hospitalization. Requests are facilitated through social work and care coordination.

Family Connections Program

Provides vital assistance accessing hospital, state, and community resources to families who find themselves overwhelmed by their child’s sudden or chronic illness.


If you would like more information about supporting the Friends of Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, please contact or call the Yale-New Haven Hospital Development Office at 203.688.9466


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