Cedars-Sinai Employee Giving Program

Funds for Your Giving

Direct your gift to a specific area. Select from 16 different funds for your tax-deductible donation. Each fund supports a key aspect of the Cedars-Sinai mission. All contributions go to a broader cause and not to a specific doctor or department.

Area of Greatest Need

Cancer: supports research on all types of cancer, cancer prevention and community outreach, survivorship programs, as well as training the next generation of cancer experts.

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Children’s Health: supports patient care at the Maxine Dunitz Children’s Health Center and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and research in pediatric cardiology, inflammatory bowel disease, cancer and more.

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COACH for Kids: supports the mobile medical units that bring healthcare services to low-income children; also provides clothes and shoes for needy families, car seats, food cards, and new wheelchairs for the disabled.

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Employee Relief Fund: provides emergency financial help, including rent payments for employees facing eviction or assistance with temporary housing due to a fire or other catastrophe.

Gastroenterology: supports research in liver, pancreas and biliary diseases, GI motility, and inflammatory bowel disease, as well fellowship training programs.

Heart Disease: supports heart stem cell research, cardiac imaging, women’s heart disease research and treatment, heart transplants, and testing for potential heart disease.

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Neurosciences: supports research and teaching for all types of brain diseases and disorders such as brain tumors, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), epilepsy, pituitary disease and neurovascular disease.

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Nursing: supports scholarship programs for nurses and in-house nurse training programs.

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Obstetrics and Gynecology: supports research and education in the areas of women’s health, labor and delivery, maternal-fetal health, gynecologic oncology, continence and pelvic health, and fertility and reproductive medicine.

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Orthopaedics: supports research, education, and improved clinical outcomes for orthopaedic disorders and injuries—from sports injuries to trauma to total joint replacement.

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Regenerative Medicine: supports research with a focus on generating induced pluripotent stem cells to understand human diseases and their future treatments.

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Spiritual Care: supports programs that provide many types of spiritual guidance to patients and families as well as bereavement counseling, informational pamphlets for patients and families, prayer books, and Shabbat candles for Friday night services.

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Surgery: supports innovative surgical techniques in many specialties.

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Transplantation: support the development of comprehensive and clinically effective treatments to adults and children for whom a transplant is the best or only option.

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Volunteer Services: The Barbara Cowen POOCH (Pets Offering Ongoing Care and Healing) Volunteer Program supports our annual Blessing of the Animals event, POOCH trading cards that are distributed to patients during visits and assists with the policy requirements of the program.

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