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Doernbecher Children's
November 27, 2018
A family of four standing outside

When you give to Doernbecher, your generosity is fueling support for both life-saving care and breakthrough research to help kids. General donations to the hospital provide leaders the flexibility to allocate resources when and where they are needed most.

Fueling pediatric research

Doernbecher’s research mission sets it apart from other hospitals. As part of Oregon’s only academic health center, Doernbecher is the only place in the state where breakthrough pediatric research quickly translates into new treatments and access to life-changing care, giving families new hope. Gifts to Doernbecher:

  • Fuel research into new, targeted treatments for kids with cancer 
  • Fund research on preventing and treating ADHD, autism and other brain disorders
  • Help researchers develop more precise treatments for kids with the most lethal types of brain tumors
  • Support research to cure infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, helping protect children worldwide from leading causes of death


Doernbecher doctor Linda Stork, MD

Supporting world-class care for kids

Doernbecher has more than 1,000 doctors, nurses and staff all specially trained in pediatric care and dedicated exclusively to the needs of children. Gifts to Doernbecher:

  • Fund innovative programs to improve health outcomes for kids whose medical needs are compounded by social problems, such as economic and housing insecurity
  • Support comprehensive care for children facing long-term, life-threatening conditions
  • Improve outcomes for kids with cancer by offering the latest treatments through clinical trials
  • Help the sickest kids by providing complex care
  • Support specialized pediatric care available nowhere else in our region 


Your gift saves lives.

Support OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital and help bring hope to children and families.


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