Q: Why should I donate to the Children's Hospital Virtual Toy Drive?
A: Your contributions help provide children and families of Children's Hospital with needed items that otherwise may not be available. Items are used to enhance a patient's experience while in our hospital.

Q: How will my donation be used?
A: Your donation will be used exactly as you request. The Virtual Toy Drive was designed so that you, the donor, can specifically designate which items you would like to purchase for patients in Children's Hospital. All items are used to enhance a child's experience while in Children's Hospital.

Q: Is my gift tax deductible?
A: Yes. All contributions to Greenville Health System's Children's Hospital are tax deductible in full accordance with the law.

Q: Can I bring in toys/gifts to the Children's Hospital?

A: The Virtual Toy Drive was designed with the needs of the patients of Children's Hospital in mind. Staff in all areas of Children's Hospital gave their input to the items listed on the Web site. It is our hope that potential donors to the Virtual Toy Drive will find a wide range of items that specifically fit the need of our special patients. If you think you have an item or items that will benefit our patients, please call us at 864-455-3639 or e-mail us at edurham@ghs.org.

Q: Can I make an undesignated gift to Children's Hospital?

A: Absolutely. Anyone can make an undesignated gift to Children's Hospital. An undesignated gift will go to the current greatest need at Children's Hospital. If you are interested in making such a gift, you may do so through the Children's Hospital Virtual Toy Drive Web site.

Q: Can I visit the Children's Hospital?

A: Yes. We highly encourage anyone who would like to visit our Children's Hospital to do so. Please e-mail us at jparker4@ghs.org to make arrangements for a guided tour.

Q: Is the Children's Hospital a not-for-profit organization?
A: Greenville Health System is a South Carolina not-for-profit organization exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our federal Employer Tax ID number is 57-6007863.

Q: How can I learn more about the Children's Hospital?

A: Visit our Web site at www.ghschildrens.org for immediate information. You can also request to receive information by mail or e-mail.

If you would like to learn about other philanthropic opportunities within Children's Hospital, please contact Bill Kinard at 864-797-7735 or bkinard@ghs.org.

Q: What do I do if I'm having trouble making a gift on the Web site?

A: If you are having technical difficulties, please contact us at 864-797-7742 or jparker4@ghs.org.

Q: What about mailing lists?
A: If you wish to be added to/removed from a mailing list or have a question about a mailing, please include your full mailing address in your correspondence. Without a mailing address, we will not be able to honor your request.

Q: Is my online donation secure?
A: Yes. Your order is protected by a 128 bit secure socket layer (SSL) encryption certificate that is issued by one of the nation's leading security certificate issuing authorities.

Can't find the answer to your question?

Please call 864-797-7742 or e-mail jparker4@ghs.org to contact us with your question.