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Ways to Give


Your help will make miracles happen at The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital. Make a donation today!

Plan a Fundraising Event

There are many creative and rewarding ways to support The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital through business promotions, special events and school projects. Support from our community is critical to ensuring all children in our region have access to world-class healthcare. Learn more about planning a community event today!

The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital License Plate

Purchase a BBCH plate at your local Motor Vehicle Branch Office and select Town Offices in Maine. For more information, visit

My Miracle Birthday

Grateful to be adding another candle to your birthday cake this year? Instead of asking for gifts for your upcoming birthday, invite your friends and family to make a donation to The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital. The gift of your birthday will give our young patients and their families something to celebrate. Click here and scroll down to “Start a Fundraiser.” In a matter of minutes, you’ll be ready to start spreading the celebratory news to your social networks!

Become a Miracle Family

A Miracle Family is a family that has benefited from the services at the children’s hospital, and is willing to speak about their experience(s) at a variety of different children’s hospital events. Become a Miracle Family to create awareness and help raise funds for The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital today!

Participate in an existing event

You can help our patients and our children's hospital by participating in an existing event!  Review the Calendar of Events to find one that interests you.

Sponsor an event

Sponsoring a children’s hospital event is a wonderful way to build a relationship with the hospital and express your business’ interest in providing the finest health care services to the children of Northern New England.
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BBCH volunteers help at events, participate on event committees, serve as ambassadors, become social media advocates, or even show their support by eating ice cream! We promise that none of these things are as difficult as leaping over a building in a single bound, but the end result is exactly the same! Interested in learning more? Contact our Philanthropy Team at 207-662-2737 to learn more or fill out our volunteer form.

Donate Toys

A simple toy can really brighten the day of a child in the hospital. 
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The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital Goes to School

Looking for a way to teach school children about the importance of giving back? Invite The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital into your school with one of these easy projects!