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Support Gaylord

Your Support Matters

As a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) hospital, Gaylord relies on donations from individuals, families, communities and foundations to fund a number of programs that directly benefit our patients and their families.

Donations help fund under reimbursed patient care programs, purchase patient care and rehabilitation equipment, provide families with on-campus housing, fund capital projects, and keep Gaylord at the forefront of clinical care and technological usage.

Other Giving Options in the Community

Combined Federal Giving Campaign: CFC is the world's largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign. Pledges made by Federal civilian, postal and military donors support eligible non-profit organizations that provide health and human service benefits throughout the world. is a Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) approved charity. Official Solicitation Period September 21, 2020 - January 15, 2021.

CT Business Owners who DONATE TO GAYLORD can RECEIVE A TAX CREDIT: As CT business your company may apply to receive a 60% or a 100% State Tax Credit for your donation of $250 or more to Gaylord Specialty Healthcare through the Neighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit Program. Take these three steps:

1. Donate to Gaylord in your 2020 fiscal year or use VENMO @Gaylord-Hospital, or mail a check designated for "Patient Services" or "Energy-Saving Upgrades."

2. Fill out the on-line Department of Revenue Services Form NAA-02 from 9/15 to 10/1 at to sign up for your credits and you will receive a confirmation of your tax credit after 10/1/20.

3. When filing your business taxes use Form CT-1120K and/or Form CT-207K to claim your credit.

If you have questions about the Neighborhood Assistance Act or want to discuss the specifics of a gift please contact the Development Office at 203-284-2844 or 203-284-2881. 

Online Donations

A gift of cash in support of Gaylord is the easiest way to give. Your gift is tax-deductible, as allowed by law. We will send you an acknowledgment letter for your tax records. If your company has a matching gift program, the gift can be doubled in value. For more information, call (203) 284-2881 or Email:

Make an online donation


You can give using VENMO: @Gaylord-Hospital. 

Monthly Giving

Monthly giving is an easy way to budget and spread your support throughout the year. Your monthly gift can help provide new treatments and equipment to patients working hard to recover their lives. By joining our "Make it Possible" club you will impact patients now and for years to come.

Complete the form and become a member of our "Make it Possible" club.  Monthly Giving Form


Tribute Gifts

A gift to Gaylord in memory of a loved one, in honor of an accomplishment or to make a milestone in someone's life is a very personal and loving tribute.

Gaylord will send an acknowledgment card to those who have been named, and you will receive a letter confirming your gift. The acknowledgment card will not include the amount of your gift. For more information call (203) 741-3437 or E-mail:

Make an online tribute gift

Planned Giving


Many individuals provide for the long-term support of Gaylord through a bequest, charitable gift annuity, life insurance policy, or retirement account. We are pleased to speak with you or your professional advisors to help you design a giving plan will best benefit you and Gaylord. Learn more about options and plan giving by calling (203) 284-2881 or email:

Planned Giving information


Gifts of stock – especially long-term appreciated stocks – provide benefits to Gaylord while also benefiting you.
Please note that gifts of stock are often received in the brokerage house without the donors identity included. Please email to let us know you have transferred stock with the number of shares and name of stock.

To make a gift of stock please share the following with your broker:

Charles Schwab
11 South Main St.
West Hartford, CT 06107
(860) 570-4040

Gifts of Stock Info PDF

Community Fundraisers and Events


Many former patients and families opt to hold a fundraiser as a way to give back and show their gratitude for the care they received at Gaylord. If you would like to host an event, please refer to Gaylord’s Event Toolkit.

Gaylord Event Toolkit

How to Crowdfund



Development & Public Relations: (203) 284-2881