Frequently Asked Questions
We appreciate your interest in giving to The University of Kansas Health System. Your support will help us care for patients other hospitals do not have the resources or expertise to treat.
Giving to The University of Kansas Health System is simple with our easy online form. Make a gift online today and help transform the future of academic medicine.
Give hope to patients in need of care
Make a difference in the lives of thousands of patients in Kansas City, the region and beyond. Your gift will help us provide the best care to patients and families today and for years in the future.
Questions and answers
Below you will find answers to commonly asked questions about donating to the hospital. If you don’t see your question answered on this page, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Why support The University of Kansas Health System?
As one of the top 125 academic medical centers in the country, The University of Kansas Health System is truly "a competitor to none, a resource to all." We’re one of the nation’s leading hospitals for comprehensive, complex care, surgery and diagnostics, with more than 1/3 of our patients coming from outside the region. We also provide training and research opportunities in partnership with The University of Kansas Medical Center.
As a not-for-profit, independent hospital authority, The University of Kansas Health System receives no state or local funding. This makes private philanthropy vital to fulfilling our vision: To lead the nation in caring, healing, teaching and discovering.
- How can I contribute?
What types of payment does The University of Kansas Health System accept?
We accept checks, cash, credit cards, stock, property and IRAs.
Whom do I make my check out to?
Please make your check out to The University of Kansas Health System. To give to a specific area of our hospital, please include the name of the department in the memo.
- How do I make a planned gift?
Is my gift tax-deductible?
Yes. All contributions to The University of Kansas Health System are tax-deductible.
What is The University of Kansas Health System's tax identification number?
Please call our office at 913-588-2800 to obtain a tax ID number.
- How do I hold a special event to benefit The University of Kansas Health System?
What if I have clothes or toys I want to donate to The University of Kansas Health System?
We cannot accept used items due to policies from The Joint Commission, the organization that accredits and certifies our hospital. If you would like to donate new clothing or toys, call 913-588-2800.