Making life better for children, today and tomorrow

With gift planning, you can provide long lasting support for Children's Health ℠ while meeting your own financial goals.

Bradford Society

Looking to the Future

Now more than a century since our humble beginnings four generations of the Bradford family have continued to support the development of Children's Health. As we continue to confront the challenges of the future, we have created a society of committed philanthropists named in their honor. The Bradford Society honors all individuals who join us in embracing the mission of creating sustainability in Children's Health in providing groundbreaking, life giving solutions in healthcare.

Joining The Bradford Society means you are joining generations of people before you who have chosen part of their legacy to be making life better for children.

Bradford Society Membership is extended to all who name Children's as a beneficiary in their:

Estate plans or will
Life income gift such as an annuity
Retirement Plans such as IRA or 401(K)
Life Insurance policy
Life estate while retaining the right to live in the property
Residual on financial instrument such as money market or bank account
Mineral interest rights

Members are honored on our Bradford memorial wall at Children's Medical Center Dallas, as well as in our annual reports. Additionally, you will be offered invitations to annual luncheons, educational events with independent advisors who can help guide you and exclusive meetings with clinical leaders to share how your investments make an impact.

You Are Invited to Become a Member

If you have named Children's Medical Center Foundation as the beneficiary of your will, life insurance or retirement plan or any other creative, estate focused, philanthropic vehicle please allow us to honor you as a member of our Bradford Society. If you would like more information on how to include Children's in your will or structure a life income gift that may benefit you and your family while leaving an impactful legacy that makes life better for children, please call 214-456-5050 or email

Click here to view the Bradford Society Member Information Form

Your gift will enrich our efforts to make life better for children through impacting our ability to research scientific breakthroughs and provide life giving, pediatric, healthcare both now and into the future.

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