Giving to Pediatrics
Nurse and young boy

Help Us Transform Care for Kids

For parents, realizing that something might be wrong with their child is a nightmare. In an instant, it can remind us of how precious life is, give us new purpose, and inspire us to take on extraordinary challenges.

The Department of Pediatrics is committed to solving the health care challenges kids face, including pediatric cancers, heart disease, neurological conditions, and more. We provide state-of-the-art, comprehensive, and evidence-based care. We pursue groundbreaking research. And we train tomorrow’s top pediatric specialists.

You can help. Your gift will fuel:

  • The highest quality and most advanced medical care for children
  • Research that will lead to new preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic strategies for diseases that impact children
  • Outstanding education for residents, fellows, and others engaged in pediatric medicine

Today the opportunities to provide hope and healing are greater than ever. Together, we can change health care for children, families, and communities at home and around the world.

Giving Opportunities
Charles Woodson Clinical Research Fund
Your gift represents hope for children affected by life-threatening or chronic diseases. It supports investigators who have dedicated their lives to finding solutions, accelerating innovative ideas, and bringing concepts closer to real cures.
Advance better treatments; find cures
Teddy Bear Gift Fund
Put a teddy bear in the arms of a child at Mott when they may need a hug the most! Your gift of a bear offers reassurance and encouragement, and also benefits programs for patients and families at Mott.
Help every child get a bear
Pediatric Cancer Research Fund
Mott Children’s Hospital believes every child with cancer deserves a cure. As the leading cause of death by disease among U.S. children, your gift allows us to lead discovery through the largest, cutting-edge pediatric research effort in Michigan.
Help cure pediatric cancers
Partner With Us

We would be pleased to discuss your interests and goals — and the impact your gift can have. We can connect you with faculty and staff, identify where your help is most needed, and share how giving can provide personal satisfaction as well as financial and tax benefits.

Maria Bertram Maria Bertram
Managing Director of Development
Mike Hartwell Mike Hartwell
Sr. Associate Director of Development
Jennifer Hurand Jennifer Hurand
Assistant Director of Development
Ann Kay Ann Kay
Associate Director of Development
user Brenda Wehrli
Director of Development
Leah Zientek Leah Zientek
Associate Director of Development