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
    2925 Chicago Ave S, Mail Route 10721
    Minneapolis, MN 55407

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. 

Tax information

Abbott Northwestern Hospital Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity. The Foundation's tax identification number is 04-3643816.