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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.

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COVID-19 Relief Fund

Working on the front lines of the pandemic, our hospital has quickly pivoted and responded with resilience and innovation to serve our community. Learn more about how our heroic healthcare workers are tackling the many challenges, and how you can help.

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Leave a Legacy

Learn how you can construct a gift that creates an enduring legacy, supports your personal financial goals and makes a remarkable difference in the lives of patients, today and for years to come.

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Tax-Wise Ways of Giving

From stocks, donor-advised funds and retirement assets, there are myriad ways that donors can have a lasting impact on our patients and research. In 2020, you may also benefit from making cash gifts, thanks to provisions of the CARES Act.

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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.

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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

Learn how you can volunteer with us

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Make a Donation

Your gift of Ability drives our mission.


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 2020



Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Art in Motion 2020



Oct 2020



Grant Park
Chicago, IL

Chicago Marathon - 2020


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