Making Dreams Come True

Joining the Dream Makers Legacy Society at Shriners Hospitals for Children is a remarkable way to support the future of specialized pediatric care and to forever strengthen the mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Care Beyond Cost
We provide the highest quality care to children with orthopaedic neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries, spinal cord injuries, cleft lip and palate, and other complex health care needs – regardless of a family’s ability to pay.

Education and Expertise
Our pediatric care teams are led by some of the most innovative doctors in the world. We deliver advanced care and procedures to patients, provide for the education of health care professionals and offer injury prevention education to communities.

Leaders in Research
We are committed to the pursuit of cutting-edge discoveries that improve therapeutic treatment, quality of care and enable a more fulfilling life for patients and their families.

Your legacy gift to Shriners Hospitals for Children provides for the most amazing care anywhere.

Dream Makers Legacy Society

Transform Children’s Lives – Even After Your Lifetime

Imagine a future where every child with special health care needs receives the high-quality, compassionate care they deserve – regardless of their family’s ability to pay. Now imagine the potential of these children fulfilled.

You can help make these dreams come true with a gift in your estate plan to Shriners Hospitals for Children®.

When you remember Shriners Hospitals for Children in your future plans, you’ll help to provide hope and healing to more kids in more places for years to come. You will also be invited for membership in the Dream Makers Legacy Society, a special group of people with a shared vision and demonstrated commitment to the future of Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Lifetime Benefits

As a member of the Dream Makers Legacy Society, you’ll feel good about the difference you’re making for future patients and their families. You’ll also receive the following benefits:

  • Personalized certificate or plaque* commemorating your extraordinary gift
  • Quarterly subscription to Leaders in Care magazine
  • Induction into the Dream Makers Legacy Society

*for documented bequests of $250,000 or more

How to Become a Dream Maker

Show your passion for improving children’s lives by joining the Dream Makers Legacy Society at Shriners Hospitals for Children. Simply follow these steps:

Decide on how you’d like to leave your gift to Shriners Hospitals for Children. Popular choices include:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Retirement accounts
  • Life insurance policies
  • Bank accounts
  • Brokerage accounts
  • Real estate

Work with your attorney, financial planner or plan administrator to name Shriners Hospitals for Children as the beneficiary. If you are including a gift in your will or trust, here is suggested language you can share with your attorney.

  • General bequest: I give and bequeath to Shriners Hospitals for Children, a corporation, the sum of $___________ (or %) for the use and benefit of all of its locations, or its successors in interest.
  • Bequest to a specific location: I give and bequeath to Shriners Hospitals for Children, a corporation, the sum of $___________ (or %) for the use and benefit of its (named) location, or to its successors in interest.

You’ll also need: Our address and our Tax ID #: 36-2193608. For Massachusetts locations, please use Tax ID #: 04-2121377.

Document your gift with Shriners Hospitals for Children. You can send us a copy of the document, or provide a copy of the section that lists Shriners Hospitals for Children as a beneficiary, or you can complete the Intention of a Legacy Gift form. To obtain a printed, Intention of Legacy gift form, contact Bob Hawkes at or 813-367-2794.

Have you already included Shriners Hospitals for Children in your estate plan?

Please let us know by documenting your gift. To document your gift, please choose an option from Step 3 above or contact us directly.

Do you have questions about documenting your gift? I’d like to help.

Bob Hawkes, ChFC®

Shriners Hospitals for Children
2900 Rocky Point Drive
Tampa, FL 33607


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