The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital

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

Create Your Own Online Fundraiser

Create your own personalized fundraiser to help support The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital! Using our user-friendly fundraising site, share your skills and talents (baking, knitting, music lessons) to inspire your friends and family to donate. Or challenge yourself with a running, biking, reading or creative goal, and ask your community to pledge their support. You might also “gift” your birthday and ask for donations in lieu of presents, or create a fundraising page in honor of a holiday or anniversary, etc. The possibilities are as big as your imagination! Learn more about creating your own online fundraiser.

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!

Sign up for the BBCH Email Newsletter

Share your contact information, and we’ll add you to our BBCH Email Newsletter distribution list! You’ll stay in the loop with hospital information, patient stories, upcoming events, and ways to volunteer and support BBCH. Sign up here! We typically send less than 12 emails per year, and we do not share your information with anyone.

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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The Volunteer Services Department at Maine Medical Center coordinates all volunteer opportunities inside The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital as well. If you are interested in volunteering inside the hospital, please visit the Volunteer Services webpage.

Donate Toys

A simple toy can really brighten the day of a child in the hospital. 
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