Why We Give

Meet Our Donors

We are thankful for those who have made an estate gift to Children's Specialized Hospital. Here are their stories.

Gift of Compassion Helps Transform Lives

One family’s traumatic experience was turned around thanks to the exceptional care received at Children’s Specialized Hospital, which was made possible with the compassionate support of donors.

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Paying It Forward

When Zoe Gellert was 11-years-old, she suffered a blunt trauma to her right foot when a 40 pound paver fell on it. Citing the treatment she received at CSH, Zoe is dedicated to supporting the Chronic Pain Management program so other kids get the care they need.

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Future Gift Expands Impact

"Planned giving is a simple way to share what we have been blessed with in life. Whether it is through an estate plan, an annuity, investments or one of many other options, future gifts have a moral benefit. There is enormous personal value in giving a gift with a positive impact for children in need."

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Teamwork Sparks Brighter Future for Taryn

Taryn Garriques has never let the challenges that come with cerebral palsy interfere with her life. Learn how she is reaching her full potential with help from the team at Children’s Specialized Hospital.

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Helping Provide Meaningful Care

Longtime New Jersey residents, Tom and Lynne Cross have been committed to supporting non-profit organizations that make an impact in the state they love. Generous donors for over 40 years, Tom and Lynn are dedicated to furthering the mission of CSH.

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From the Heart: Phyllis Moore Skillman

The first donations Phyllis ever made were of spare cash to Children's Specialized Hospital Foundation. Her support has evolved into tax-wise distributions from her IRA and a gift in her will, but her motivation has stayed the same: to help children.

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Meet Carly Decker

After freshman year at college, Carly Decker went on the trip of a lifetime with her family to Iceland. They had an amazing time visiting volcanoes, geysers, hot springs and lava fields, but when Carly returned to the United States she became ill with a high fever and lost feeling in her legs.

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‘Just a Simple Four-Letter Word’

When Nick Paola retired 25 years ago, a new chapter in his life began at Children’s Specialized Hospital. Meeting families and patients in the Pediatric Long Term Care Center solidified his desire to do everything he could to help these special children.

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From Generation to Generation

Children’s Specialized Hospital has been a part of the fabric of Anne Howe’s life for as long as she can remember.

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