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Support & Giving

Thank you for supporting Siskin Children's Institute.
Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of children.

Support Children 365

Consider making a monthly donation to make your impact even bigger this year!

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Bring Hope to a Child and their Family

Watch Landon, Letty, and Jadon’s Story

Experience the heartwarming journey of Landon, Letty, and Jadon at Siskin Children’s Institute, where hope becomes a reality. Join us in our mission to bring hope to more children like them—donate today and be a part of their inspiring stories.

Other Ways to Give

You might be surprised how simple it is to help us enhance access to care and support more children and families. Below are other ways you can help impact the children and families in our region.
Gifts by Check

To provide a donation via check please utilize the following address:

Siskin Children’s Institute
1101 Carter Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Have questions? Contact us.

Become a 365 Sustaining Donor

A monthly contribution to Siskin Children’s Institute can help us evaluate children for developmental delays and disabilities, provide therapy to help children meet developmental milestones and goals, provide early intervention, and help children reach their full potential.

Join now by selecting “monthly” when making a gift above.

Donate Crypto or Stock

We now offer the ability to donate cryptocurrencies (crypto) to Siskin Children’s Institute. A cryptocurrency is a form of digital currency that uses cryptography and blockchain to encrypt, secure, and verify transactions and proof of ownership.

We accept Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and many more! Now you can donate stock!

Click Donate Crypto/Stock to get started.

Employer Match Program

Does your employer have a matching gift program? Many organizations support their employees’ philanthropic giving by matching a donation to their employees’ charities of choice either 100% or partially. Ask you employer’s human resources director if your company matches gifts.

In most cases, donors will need to complete a form and submit it us to verify a donation was made. We’ll return the completed form on your behalf in order to receive the matching gift.

If you have any question during this process, please feel free to Contact Us.

Planned Giving

To honor the founders of Siskin Children’s Institute, our most prestigious giving club is The Mose and Garrison Siskin Society. The society recognizes benefactors who have remembered Siskin Children’s Institute through their long-range plans with such gifts as a bequest, life insurance, trust arrangement or other estate-planning vehicles.

For more information regarding gift planning, please Contact Us.

Your gift can make a big difference in the lives of children with special needs and their families. We hope you will consider joining the Mose and Garrison Siskin Society by including us in your long range planning.

Below are a few examples of how you can provide a lasting legacy.

Gifts of Retirement Plans
You may name Siskin Children’s Institute as beneficiary of a percentage or specific amount of your assets, as directed through your will or estate plan. Many people have retirement plans with balances totaling more than they need for a comfortable retirement. If you are older than age 70.5 and are in this situation, please consider making a gift from these plans.

Gifts that Pay the Donor Income
It is possible to make a gift to the Institute while retaining income for yourself or your family. Ask your financial planner about the Charitable Gift Annuity or Charitable Remainder Annuity trust.

Charitable Lead and Remainder Trust
Establishing a trust for the benefit of the Institute may provide tax planning benefits for you and your family while making a larger gift than you might have expected.

Gifts of Stock
Gifting stock directly to the Institute gives the donor tax benefits and allows the organization access to the gift immediately .

Gifts of Life Insurance
If no longer needed for family security, life insurance proceeds are an excellent way to make a significant gift to the Institute.

Gifts of Property
It might be possible to make a gift of property such as a home or farm and still reside there during your lifetime.

Still have questions? Contact us.

Partner with Siskin Events

There are many ways you or your organization can partner with Siskin events and help us serve more children. Check-out the details below or contact us to see how we can start a partnership today. Visit our Events & Workshops page to learn more.

Register for Amazon Smiles

To register for Amazon Smile and support Siskin Children’s Institute while you shop on Amazon, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the Amazon Smile website: Go to in your web browser. Make sure you are on the Amazon Smile website, as this is where your purchases will benefit the charity you select.
  2. Sign in to your Amazon account: If you’re not already signed in to your Amazon account, click on the “Sign in” button and enter your Amazon login information.
  3. Choose a charitable organization: After signing in, select “Mose & Garrison Siskin Memorial Foundation, Inc“.
  4. Confirm your selection: Once you’ve chosen a charity, click on the “Select” button next to our name to confirm your choice.
  5. Start shopping: You’ll be redirected to the Amazon Smile homepage. Now, whenever you make eligible purchases, Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to Siskin Children’s Institute.
  6. Shopping with Amazon Smile: Whenever you want to shop on Amazon, make sure to start at instead of the regular Amazon website. Your purchases will only generate donations for Siskin if you shop on the Amazon Smile platform.
  7. Set up Amazon Smile in the mobile app (optional): If you shop on Amazon using the mobile app, you can also enable Amazon Smile in the app by following these steps:
    • Open the Amazon app on your mobile device.
    • Tap on the “hamburger” menu icon (usually three horizontal lines) in the upper left corner.
    • Scroll down and tap on “Settings.”
    • Tap on “AmazonSmile.”
    • Follow the on-screen instructions to enable Amazon Smile in the app.

By following these steps, you’ll be able to support children with special needs while shopping on Amazon through Amazon Smile. Please note that not all items on Amazon are eligible for Amazon Smile donations, so be sure to look for the “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” label when shopping.

Happy Shopping!

Start a Facebook Fundraiser

To set up a Facebook fundraiser benefiting Siskin Children’s Institute, you can follow these steps:

  1. Log into Facebook: Make sure you are logged into your personal Facebook account, as you’ll need it to create and manage the fundraiser.
  2. Start a Fundraiser:
    • Go to your Facebook homepage.
    • Look for the “Fundraisers” option on the left sidebar. If you can’t find it, you can also search for “Fundraisers” in the search bar at the top.
  3. Choose a Nonprofit:
    • Click on “Raise Money” or “Create Fundraiser” (the wording may vary).
    • Choose “Nonprofit” as the type of fundraiser.
  4. Search for Siskin Children’s Institute:
    • In the search bar, type “Siskin Children’s Institute” and select the official organization page. Make sure it’s the correct nonprofit.
  5. Set a Fundraising Goal:
    • Enter the fundraising goal, which is the amount you want to raise for Siskin Children’s Institute.
  6. Choose an End Date:
    • Select an end date for your fundraiser. You can choose to run it for a specific period or have it ongoing.
  7. Tell Your Story:
    • Write a compelling story about why you’re raising funds for Siskin Children’s Institute. Explain your connection to the cause and why it’s important.
  8. Add a Cover Photo:
    • Upload a cover photo related to Siskin Children’s Institute. It could be our logo, a relevant image, or a personal photo.
  9. Review and Create:
    • Review the fundraiser details to ensure they are accurate. Check your goal, end date, and story.
  10. Create Fundraiser:
    • Once you’re satisfied with the fundraiser setup, click the “Create” button to launch your fundraiser.
  11. Share Your Fundraiser:
    • After creating your fundraiser, you can share it with your Facebook friends, in groups, or on your timeline. Encourage others to share it as well to reach a wider audience.
  12. Interact and Thank Supporters:
    • Stay engaged with your supporters by posting updates on the fundraiser’s progress and thanking those who contribute.
  13. Promote the Fundraiser:
    • Consider using other social media platforms, email, and personal outreach to promote your fundraiser beyond Facebook.
  14. Monitor and Manage:
    • Keep an eye on the fundraiser’s progress, and remember to thank donors regularly. You can also respond to comments and messages from supporters.
  15. End the Fundraiser:
    • If you’ve set an end date, make sure to end the fundraiser when it expires. If you chose an ongoing fundraiser, you can leave it open indefinitely.

Facebook will handle the processing of donations and transfer the funds to Siskin Children’s Institute.


Volunteers are an important part of the Institute. They help achieve our mission of making a difference in the lives of children with special needs and their families every day. From working directly with children to helping with administrative tasks, volunteers help us achieve more and make a bigger impact in our community than we could do alone.

Our founders, Mose and Garrison Siskin, knew that stepping up to make a difference in the lives of others was important. Our volunteers carry their mission forward today.

The Institute needs energetic, talented, creative, and compassionate people to help us make a difference in our four areas of focus: outreach, health care, and home visiting.

Contact us to be added to our Volunteer List.

Looking for other ways support Siskin Children’s Institute?

Contact us today.