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Giving options

  • How to give

    Donors can contribute by:

    • Donating online
    • Calling the Foundation at 612-863-4126
    • Filling out this form and mailing it with your gift to:
      Abbott Northwestern Hospital Foundation
      800 East 28th Street, Mail Route 16509
      Minneapolis, MN 55407-3799

    Ways to give

    • Monthly giving – When you make a monthly gift, you help provide a reliable and sustainable source of funding to patients and families in need of a helping hand.

    • Grateful for care - A meaningful way to show gratitude is to make a gift to Abbott Northwestern Hospital that will help the hospital offer the best care and treatment possible to its patients, their families and the greater community.

    • Tributes and memorials - Make a tribute gift to commemorate a loved one's memory, recognize a special occasion, or honor a caregiver, friend or family member. The Foundation will send a tribute card notifying the recipient of your gift. 

    • Stock gifts - Donate appreciated securities. In doing so, you may be able to deduct your gift as a charitable donation and avoid a capital gains tax on the transfer. Consult with your financial advisor and/or attorney if you give securities. Please utilize the Stock Donation Brokerage Transfer Authorization Form to make your gift. For more information, contact Deena Bartley at or 612-863-7248.

    • Planned gifts - Make a gift through bequest provisions in a will, gift annuities, transfer of real estate, marketable securities or a life income agreement, such as a charitable remainder trust or a life insurance policy. You may also learn more about legacy gifts by visiting our Planned Giving page. For more information, contact Foundation president Richard Meyer at or 612-863-4005.

    • Gala tickets - Purchase a ticket or sponsor a table to attend our annual gala, and enjoy an elegant evening in support of the Foundation.

    • Workplace giving - Look into these giving options through your employer:
      • having your personal gift matched by your company
      • designating United Way or Community Health Charities gifts to the Abbott Northwestern Hospital Foundation.

    • Abbott Northwestern Hospital Foundation raises funds for the hospital's important work through telefundraising efforts. Please consider making a contribution if you receive a call.
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    Giving options

    Tax information

    Abbott Northwestern Hospital Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Type 1 supporting organization. The Foundation's tax identification number is 04-3643816.