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How You Can Help

Our team members are working tirelessly to keep our patients, visitors and communities safe and well. If you’d like to show your appreciation, here are some ideas to help place your generosity where it's needed most. 

Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 Support Fund

By giving to the Carle Center for Philanthropy’s COVID-19 Support fund to help us meet our greatest challenges – from equipment to supporting frontline caregivers to patient safety.

Employee Disaster Relief Fund

To help our team members overcome the financial impact of COVID-19, donate to our Employee Disaster Relief fund.

Food Gift Cards

In lieu of food donations, purchase food gift cards of any value from local restaurants to provide meals/treats in a safe manner for our team members. Please include your name, contact information and the hospital you wish to support.

Mail gift cards to Carle Center for Philanthropy at:

  • Carle Foundation Hospital or Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center: 611 W. Park, Urbana, IL 61801
  • Carle BroMenn Medical Center or Carle Eureka Hospital:  1304 Franklin Ave., Normal, IL 61761
  • Carle Richland Memorial Hospital: 800 E. Locust St., Olney, IL 62450 

Gift cards may also be delivered to secure boxes located at the entrance of each Carle hospital. Look for the box labeled “Support Essential Healthcare Workers.”

Need a Gift-in-Kind Tax Form? Click here if you are interested in a gift-in-kind form for tax purposes.

Carle Friends

Being separated from our friends and family during the pandemic isn’t easy, but Carle Friends can help. Request a virtual visit or volunteer to become a Carle Friend.

Wish List

Help us give hospital patients something to do while visits from family and friends are limited. We’ve assembled a list of items on Amazon Wish List to assist you in your donation efforts.

Send a Gold Star

Share a note of gratitude on our social media channels or send a Gold Star to a group or individual.

Donate Blood

Fully recovered COVID-19 patients can consider donating plasma to help other patients fighting the virus. Learn more at Community Blood Services of Illinois.