Shriners Hospitals for Children is changing lives every day through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education.

Mission & Vision

The mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children® is to provide the highest quality care to children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and other special healthcare needs within a compassionate, family-centered and collaborative care environment. Our mission also provides for the education of physicians and other healthcare professionals who conduct research to discover new knowledge that improves the quality of care and quality of life of children and families.

This mission is carried out without regard to race, color, creed, sex or sect, disability, national origin, or ability of a patient or family to pay.

How We Use Funds

Approximately 80% of all funds spent is dedicated to patient care, research and education

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Where Funds Go

Your donations directly support the patients of Shriners Hospitals for Children


At Shriners Hospitals for Children, stewardship is one of our CORE values

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Our Story

You might know The Shriners as simply the men in red hats, but there’s a fascinating, 150-year history behind those fancy red fezzes. The story begins in 1870, when a group of fellows created an organization to serve their communities and help build a better world.

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Without the generosity of donors, the work we do wouldn’t be possible. To show our gratitude, we offer several recognition and giving programs.

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Whether you’re looking for answers or just want to join us on social media, you’ll find many ways to contact us right here.

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How You Can Help

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    Through the generosity of donors like you, we’ve been able to help more than 1.5 million children reach their potential and lead more fulfilling lives, regardless of the families’ ability to pay.