Ways to Give

When you make a gift to Johns Hopkins Children's Center, you help us remain a place of hope and compassion, and provide us with the resources we need to deliver world-class care to children and their families.

Giving to Johns Hopkins Children's Center means supporting our various health and wellness programs and services, our efforts to advance pediatric medicine through the translation of novel research into state-of-the-art treatment, and our ability to train young pediatricians to combine compassion and skill in delivering Johns Hopkins Children's Center medicine to the world.

From individual donors and entire families to community classrooms and local companies — your support makes a difference. Learn more about the ways that your generosity will benefit Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

  • Meet Our Patient Ambassadors

    Hear the stories from some of the children and families who have visited Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

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  • Types of Gifts

    There are many ways you can help us continue providing excellent clinical care, conducting groundbreaking research and teaching the best and brightest future pediatricians.

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  • Special Events

    Learn more about how your participation and your generosity will benefit patients and families at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

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Why We Need You

Families come to Johns Hopkins Children's Center in search of healing and hope. Our everyday goal is to bring a century’s worth of Johns Hopkins' world-class, multidisciplinary, research-based might and medical expertise to bear in treating every child, and caring for each family. Philanthropy is the cornerstone of our success. With your support, we can find cures, improve our facilities, train the next generation of pediatricians and scientists and continue to provide compassion and comfort to children in need and their parents and siblings. Thank you.

Our Team


Jordyn Taylor
Assistant Director of Stewardship
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Paula Shell
Administrative Supervisor
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Jamie Melcher
Development Coordinator (Gift Processing)
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Sarah Secrist
Development Coordinator (Special Projects)
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Individual Major Gifts Team:

Chelsea Kirk
Director of Development
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Ashley Ostrega 
Senior Associate Director of Development
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Rachel Hammer
Associate Director of Development
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Corporate Giving Events:

Erin Stoker
Director of Corporate Relations
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Jennie Phelps 
Associate Director of Corporate Engagement & Events
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Office of Development

Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
750 E. Pratt Street
Suite 1700 
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: 410-361-6493
Fax: 410-361-6465
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