Volunteer Your Time and Help Patients and Families

Give the gifts of your time and your compassion as a volunteer at a Northwestern Medicine hospital. You will help to ensure that patients, families and other visitors feel welcomed and supported during their time at the hospital. With kind words, a warm smile and a helping hand, you can touch so many lives!

Campaign of the Month: Help Our Transplant Team Save More Lives

Northwestern Medicine’s Comprehensive Transplant Center is a national leader in the field of organ transplantation. Generous philanthropic support is helping our Transplant team to reach new milestones and to save even more lives. Make a gift today, and help us continue to create brighter, more hope-filled futures for people in need of organ transplants.

Make a Difference in Our Life-Changing Work

Gifts of all sizes are powerful and meaningful. Each and every contribution in support of Northwestern Medicine helps us to provide the very best care and services to our patients and our communities. Be a part of our efforts to make a difference in the lives of others and to shape the future of health care!

About Us

Northwestern Memorial Foundation, the fundraising arm of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, raises funds that support the patient-centered mission and strategic goals of Northwestern Medicine. Through our work, we help Northwestern Medicine to provide the highest-quality health care in our communities, regardless of a patient’s ability to pay.

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Thank You!

Donors have contributed $80 million dollars to build the new Lake Forest Hospital and to ensure its long-term success.
In fiscal year 2018, a total of 14,179 donors like you contributed more than $71 million in support of our patient-centered mission.
Together, generous donors contributed an average $1 million each week from 2014 to 2017 to support critical patient care, research and educational programs.

That’s the Power of Your Giving

Your philanthropy changes lives. Thanks to your support, Northwestern Medicine is able to:


  • Improve patient care programs
  • Expand crucial research to create medical breakthroughs
  • Train medical personnel
  • Assist people in our communities with lifesaving education and screenings
  • Enhance access to care
  • Provide education and resources to prevent disease
  • Help individuals with chronic illnesses to better manage their health


Donor Spotlight

The support of generous donors helps to ensure that Northwestern Medicine continues to provide excellent, comprehensive and compassionate care to you and your loved ones, neighbors and colleagues, and our surrounding communities.

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