Levels of Giving

Every Gift Matters

Your gift to Nemours, no matter how small or large, makes a real difference to the children and families we serve.

Here are a few examples of how your gift right now will help the kids we treat:

  • Toddler toy for Child Life Center: $25
  • “Boppy” pillow for nursing moms in the NICU: $40
  • Infant Bouncer: $65
  • Infant Swing: $75
  • Wagon to transport children at the hospital: $100
  • Scrapbooking supplies for cancer patients: $500
  • Blanket warmer for infusion patients: $1,000

Special Recognition for Our Donors: The Nemours Society

Gifts totaling $1,000 or more annually are recognized by membership in The Nemours Society. Members are honored at annual events in Delaware and Florida and receive a special gift. Nemours, the district in France represented by the Mr. duPont’s great-grandfather, is also the name of the organization funded in part by his Trust.

For more information, contact Mary Anne Stchur, (302) 651-4403.

The Nemours Society Recognition Levels:
  • Partners: $1,000-$2,499
  • Senior Partners: $2,500-$4,999
  • Cornerstone Partners: $5,000-$9,999
  • Visionary Partners: $10,000 or more

Nemours Society Gift Form (PDF) »


The Jessie Ball duPont Society

The Nemours Fund for Children's Health honors its most generous friends through membership in the Jessie Ball duPont Society, which recognizes individuals whose cumulative gifts total between $100,000 and $999,000.

Jessie Ball duPont, the widow of Nemours founder Alfred I. duPont, was an educated and astute businesswoman. Because of Mr. duPont's profound deafness, she often assisted her husband in his business dealings. After Mr. duPont's death in 1935, she quickly set about planning for a 60-bed orthopedic hospital on the grounds of Nemours, their Wilmington, Delaware estate. The small hospital, precursor to Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, opened just five years later.


Decide Where Your Gift Will Go

You have the opportunity to designate where you would like your gift to go – for example, to help support children receiving treatment at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children or Nemours Children’s Hospital, fund life-saving research, or wherever the need is greatest.

Learn More About Special Gift Designations »

How to Give to Nemours


Increase the Impact of Your Gift

You can double or even triple your contribution with a matching gift
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