Tribute Gifts

A tribute gift to The Children's Heart Foundation offers a meaningful and impactful way to memorialize a loved one, or honor a special person or occasion. These gifts generously drive our mission of funding the most promising congenital heart defect research.

How do I make a tribute gift?

Tribute gifts can be made in any of the following ways:

  • Give securely online at by clicking the “Donate” button and indicating the gift is a tribute or memorial.
  • Call us at (847) 634-6474 and we will assist you with your donation.
  • Mail a check to The Children’s Heart Foundation:
    • The Children's Heart Foundation
      5 Revere Drive
      One Northbrook Place, Suite 200
      Northbrook, IL 60062

      Please include the tribute or memorial name in the memo line.

How do I mention The Children’s Heart Foundation in an obituary or invite mourners to make tribute or memorial gifts?

We suggest that you use text similar to this:

The family requests that memorial gifts be made to The Children’s Heart Foundation to support congenital heart defect research. Gifts may be made online at or sent by check to the Foundation. Please indicate that the gift is in memory of [Name].  

Should I alert you if I would like to direct tribute gifts to The Children’s Heart Foundation?

It is entirely up to you, but notifying us helps ensure that we can appropriately notify family about any tribute gifts we receive. Please contact us at, and a team member will be in touch with you as soon as possible.


Please contact us at (847) 634-6474 or if you have any questions or need assistance.