Please select one of the following questions to view the answer. If you still have questions, please contact the UF Health Office of Development at 352-265-7237.
Gifts can be made by mail, phone or online using various forms of payment such as check, cash, credit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover accepted), stock transfer, bequest, and more.
- To make gift arrangements by phone, please call 352-265-7237.
- Make a gift online now.
- To send in a gift by mail, send to
Gainesville, FL 32610
We appreciate your support of UF Health!
Q: How do I go about helping kids at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital by donating toys, visiting patients or arranging activities?
At UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, we are grateful for community outreach that provides distractions for our young patients. In order to provide safe and appropriate experiences for our patients, please read our Wish List of items to donate and specific instructions of acceptable items. If you would like to visit patients or arrange activities, please contact UF Health Shands Hospital Volunteer Services at 352-265-0360.
If you are interested in volunteering at a UF Health facility, with current patients, please contact UF Health Shands Hospital Volunteer Services at 352-265-0360 or 904-244-4271 or visit them online.
Community Fundraising Events are any special event or program hosted by an outside organization, business, individual or group that will raise funds to benefit an area within UF Health. For more information about hosting a Community Fundraising Event, call 352-265-7237.
Making an estate or planned gift to UF Health is an excellent way to leave a legacy. Learn more about planned giving opportunities.
Q: My employer has a matching gift program. Can you provide the information I need to complete the form?
The impact of your donation could be doubled through a corporate matching gift. Ask your employer if they have a matching-gift program.
If you need a matching gift form completed and signed, please mail or fax the form to our office.
UF Health Office of Development
PO Box 100386
Gainesville, FL 32610
Your support will help UF Health provide state-of-the-art equipment, allow us to recruit elite nurses and health care professionals and provide the best care possible in a caring, compassionate environment. By contributing to UF Health, you will bring hope to families when they need it most.
Please contact us at 352-265-7237 with any questions.
To make a gift in honor or in memory of an individual, click here.
There is still much work to be done, and you can still become part of the Garden of Hope. Contributions to the garden include inscribed memorials and tributes on such items as pavers, trees and benches. Purchase a monument in the Garden of Hope.
If you prefer not to be contacted for future fundraising activities, please notify us, including your full name, address, and phone number, and send to: UF Health Shands Privacy, P.O. Box 103175, Gainesville, FL 32610-3175. You may also submit by calling 1-866-682-2372 or visiting http://giving.ufhealth.org/opt-out/.
The Office of Development cannot assist with medical assistance or referrals. Please contact the UF Health Shands Hospital main line at 352-265-0111 or visit UFHealth.org.
Please contact the Anatomical Board of the State of Florida at the University of Florida College of Medicine Health Science Center at 352-392-3588 or 1-800-628-2594. You may also visit their website at http://www.med.ufl.edu/anatbd/.