Annual Giving Levels
Join the Sustainers Circle, our recurring giving circle allows you to give in impactful ways…your amount, on your time.
A monthly gift of just $17 enables a family to stay a week every year
A quarterly gift of $72 covers one night of service for a guest
Want to reach the Diamond level?…consider giving a monthly gift of $209
Plus, you’ll receive a special update message from Guest House every month
Annual Donation: $5,000+
Receive annual personal video or note from a guest, customized personal tour of Guest House (within official safety regulations), invitations to special events – buy one get one ticket for events and priority access to auction items, recognition on donor wall, in annual report, on website, in monthly newsletter
Annual Donation: $2,500+
Receive annual personal video or note from guest, customized personal tour of the Guest House (within official safety regulations), invitations to special events, recognition on donor wall, in annual report, on website, in monthly newsletter
Annual Donation: $1,000+
Customized personal tour of Guest House (within official safety regulations), invitation to special events, recognition on donor wall, in annual report, on website, in monthly newsletter
Annual Donation: $500+
Recognition on donor plaque, in annual report, on website, in monthly newsletter, invitation to special events
Annual Donation: $250+
Recognition in annual report, on website, invitation to special events
Direct Your Support
You have a comforting impact for families. When you make a contribution to Guest House, you enable critical resources for patients, veterans and their families. However you choose to support Guest House, we and those we serve are deeply grateful.
Your charitable gift helps provide program resources. You help ensure that each military veteran who stays with us, looking to heal unseen wounds of war, has a calm and comfortable environment to begin the healing process.
When cancer patients must undergo treatment away from home, the focus is on the treatment plan and not about where he or she will stay. Your gift helps provide convenience, comfort, and care to patients in need.
Your support provides organ transplant recipients, donors and their caregivers a comfortable home away from home in a caring community while undergoing treatment for an organ or tissue transplant.
Neonatal and Pediatric
Imagine having an infant born prematurely or a child diagnosed with a life-threatening disease. Now imagine that home is far from the hospital. Your gift provides a critical link – temporary lodging for families.
Niemann-Pick and Batten Disease
Your donation provides comfort. Enabling temporary lodging for families who must travel away from home to seek highly specialized medical care.
More Ways to Support
Honor Someone Special
Remember someone special by donating a gift in their name. A memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor a person or celebrate a special occasion.
Your contribution could be doubled or tripled!
Check with your HR office or company website and see if your volunteer time or contribution can be matched!
Many companies support causes that are important to their employees, employees’ spouses and or retirees by matching charitable contributions, volunteer hours or offer grants. Request a matching gift form from your employer. Amplify your support!
Donor Advised Funds
Direct a gift through your account, such as Fidelity, Schwab, Vanguard, Citizens, J.P. Morgan or other philanthropic advisor program.
Contact your financial advisor or institution.
Make a lasting impact for families in need in just one day! The funds you raise go to help patients, veterans and their families. Instead of gifts, why not celebrate your birthday and give comfort?
We’ll send you an email. You’ll see the comfort you funded. Ready to celebrate? Help support the cause you care most about!
AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Amazon donates a percentage of the price of your eligible purchases to Guest House whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. Don’t forget to click the AmazonSmile link on Amazon or start at the button below.
You can shop our Wish List directly with items picked out by guests and staff, and our Veteran Program Wish List by visiting our Amazon Wish Lists. Items bought through these lists are automatically sent to IMD Guest House.
- Bookmark webpage www.smile.amazon.com
- Select IMD Guest House Foundation as your charity
- When you shop, Amazon gives
Grocery Store Gift Cards
Many of the families staying with us have limited funds and are also in need of nutritional food support. Please consider donating a Jewel-Osco Grocery Store gift card. They can be sent directly to Guest House. Give a grocery store gift card to a patient and their family in need.
For information about Jewel-Osco gift cards visit here.
You can also donate Instacart gift cards to support our non perishable food pantry items for families in need. Click here for more information about how to donate an Instacart gift card.
Honor Someone Special
We welcome your support. There are many ways you can help support the mission. Our guests always appreciate your kindness. To make an in kind contribution click the button below and let us know how you would like to contribute.
Run with Team IMDGH
Thank you for your interest in running the 2022 Bank of America Chicago Marathon with Team Guest House. Your miles can make an impact! Provide comfort.
Get started by submitting an inquiry HERE.
The 2022 individual fundraising minimum per participant is:
$1,250 (before the close of the November 30th, 2021 application window)
$1,750 (after the close of the application window)
We offer many benefits and welcome your support. Click the button below to learn more. If you have questions or concerns, please email Lai Shaan Smith at email@example.com.
Guest House is registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Donations to Guest House are tax-deductible as provided by law.
For questions about Guest House philanthropic giving programs, to request donation envelopes and related material, please contact us.