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Ways to Give

Each contribution to UF Health makes a difference in the lives of our patients.

Your donation helps support UF Health’s mission, values and vision for superior patient care. With your support, UF Health can purchase state-of-the-art equipment, recruit the world’s best physicians, nurses and other health care providers, and provide quality care in a compassionate environment for all patients who need our help.

Make a Gift:


Gifts can be made publicly or anonymously in the following form of gratitude:

  • Cash
  • Check (payable to Shands)
  • Credit Card (all major carriers)
  • Stock Transfer
  • Estate Gifts
  • Matching gifts

Make a gift online

Throughout this website, online giving opportunities are available for your convenience. Look for the Make a Gift icon on each page. By clicking this icon you will be directed to an online giving form allowing you to make a gift by credit card to a specific initiative. If you would like to make a gift now, please click on the icon below to get started.

Make a GiftTo make a gift by mail, please send check to:

UF Health Office of Development
PO Box 100386
Gainesville, FL 32610

To make a gift by phone, please call 352-265-7237.

UF Health Shands is a registered 501(c)(3) organization. Your gift is tax deductible as determined by law. Our Tax ID # is 59-1943502.


The UF Health Office of Development hosts a number of fundraising events each year. Funds support a number of UF Health programs from trauma to pediatrics to cancer. We provide high-level recognition for event sponsors.


Volunteering at an academic medical center allows you to interact with visitors, patients and staff associated with one of the Southeast’s premier health care systems. Learn more about volunteering opportunities here.



If you prefer not to be contacted for future fundraising activities, please notify us, including your full name, address, and phone number, and send to: Shands Privacy, P.O. Box 103175, Gainesville, FL 32610-3175. You may also submit by calling 1-866-682-2372 or visiting