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Your support impacts everything that we do every day at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.
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Record Gift for New Research Hospital

Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan have pledged a record gift to advance RIC's revolutionary work
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Nancy Knowles Bequeaths Generous Eight-Figure Gift

Knowles’ gift will underwrite the hospital’s Strength and Endurance Lab and 10th floor Sky Lobby garden.
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Ways to Give

Learn more about how you can help us Advance Human Ability.

Support for clinical and research projects

Clinical + Patient Support

Your investment will touch the lives of many and will ensure that the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab will continue to provide the best possible rehabilitation care.

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Pediatric patient and her therapist

Charity Care Giving

Charity Care gives patients access to the complete range of services including prosthetic limbs; braces; physical, occupational, and recreational therapy; and more.

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k9 Therapy corps - getting involved at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

How to Get Involved

An integral part of our success is a community of volunteers, corporations, organizations and more who give of their time and talents to help our patients succeed.

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From high-quality clinical care and groundbreaking research to community programs that improve quality of life, philanthropic support drives our mission.

Help us Advance Human Ability

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Boards + Leadership

Since our founding in 1953, we have benefited from exceptional leadership.

Contact Us

Ready to give or have questions? Contact our Advancement team.

Phone Number:



AbilityLab Advancement Department
355 East Erie
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

More Ways You Can Help

There are several ways you can volunteer at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

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Upcoming Events

We hold both free and fundraising events all year long! Whether you are a long-time donor or new to the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, don't miss these educational events.


Sep 2019



Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Art In Motion 2019



Oct 2020



Grant Park
Chicago, IL

Chicago Marathon - 2020



Nov 2019



Willis Tower

Skyrise Chicago - 2019


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