Ways to Give

There are so many ways YOU can help individuals with Down syndrome at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia through the CHOP Buddy Walk® & Family Fun Day. Choose the option that works best for you!

Donate to a participant or team

This is a great option if you have family or friends who are participating in the CHOP Buddy Walk® & Family Fun Day. You can search by individual or team.

Donate to the event

Love the idea of an event to benefit the Trisomy 21 Program at CHOP but don’t know anyone who’s participating? Consider donating directly to the event. Every dollar raised goes to support advanced care and research breakthroughs for children with Down syndrome.

Write a check

Consider writing a check — made payable to “CHOP Foundation – CHOP Buddy Walk®”. Make sure to write the participant’s name or team you are supporting in the memo line.

Please download and use this form when submitting any check or money order donations. Mail your donation and form to:

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation
Attn: CHOP Buddy Walk®
P.O. Box 781352
Philadelphia, PA 19178-1352

Matching gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. It’s a great way to double your donation! Find out if your company has a matching gift policy.

NOTE: Tax ID letters for contributions

Donations made payable to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Children’s Hospital Foundation will receive a tax ID letter.

Change a Child’s World

Learn how the CHOP Buddy Walk® has made a difference in the lives of children and adults with Down syndrome.