Giving Made Easy

Making a gift to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals is easy. You can give online; by mail, phone, or wire transfer. Give where it's needed most or designate your gift to any children’s health program that is important to you.


Make an online gift using a major credit card.

(There are no additional fees added to your credit card when you make a gift online.)


Make checks payable to:

Make checks payable to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals Foundation. Please include instructions on the memo line or attach a note telling us how you would like to designate your gift (e.g., Children’s Fund, Child Life Services, pediatric cancer research, etc.)

U.S. Mail (USPS), send to:
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals Foundation
P.O. Box 45339
San Francisco, CA 94145-0339

Courier (FedEx, UPS, etc.), send to:
Lockbox/Item Processing Operations
MUFG Union Bank, N.A.
1751 Harborbay Parkway, Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94502
Attn: UCSF Foundation Lockbox 45339


Please call (415) 476-3952 to make your gift by phone.

Wire Transfer:

First, arrange with your bank or trust to wire your funds to:

State Street Bank & Trust Co.
Boston, MA
ABA/Routing # 011-000-028
Beneficiary UCSF Foundation - TWE1
DDA (Account #) 00112086

Next, send wire confirmation by email to or by fax (415) 476-5083 and include the following information:

  • Date the UCSF Foundation should expect the wire
  • Dollar amount of donation
  • Donor name
  • Name of UCSF program you would like your gift to support

Wire Transfer for gifts restricted to the Oakland campus:

MUFG Union Bank, N.A.
1980 Saturn St.
Monterey Park, CA 91755-7417

ABA # 122000496
Acct # 4091239444
Swift Code # BOFCUS33MPK

Beneficiary Name:
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals Foundation
2201 Broadway, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612

Reference: "Name of donor sending the wire."

Please notify UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals Foundation of any incoming wires by email at or phone at (510) 428-3814. The email should indicate the total amount wired, the date of the wire, and the name of the program to which the funds should be credited. This information is necessary to authorize the acceptance of a wire transfer.

International wire transfers:

Please contact Customer Service at (877) 499-UCSF [(877) 499-8273)] or email

Stocks and Mutual Funds:

Please follow the instructions and send a completed Security Donation Form to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals Foundation by fax (415-476-5083) or email

For gifts restricted to the Oakland campus, please follow these Stock Transfer Instructions


For more information, view our Ways To Give FAQ.



Children’s Hospital & Research Center Foundation (EIN 94-1657474) and the University of California, San Francisco Foundation (EIN 94-2829914), each of which may do business as UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals Foundation, are qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please note that a portion of each gift may be used to offset the costs associated with carrying out the purpose of the gift.