Today CHA is comprised of approximately 375 members, all of whom are volunteers. They are dedicated to raising funds and providing programs and services to support the health and well-being of children in our community. The Board of Directors consists of 28 members and 6 affiliates. There are also 11 Guilds spread throughout the Twin Cities.

Children's Hospital Association is proud to have over 2,200 active supporters including Board and Guild members, individuals, and corporations who contribute generously to improve the health of children in our community.

CHA is a stand-alone 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

Children's Hospital Association's Vision, Mission, Values


To create substantial financial resources to ensure there are well-funded programs in our community to support the health care-related needs of children and their families.

Our Mission

  • To provide economic assistance for the care and well-being of sick children with financial need

  • To support hospital-based programs that benefit children at risk

  • To support education and research programs benefiting children's health

  • To support health-related programs that contribute to the well-being of children and their families within the community

Our Values

  • Our donors’ and volunteers’ commitment of time, talent, and resources.

  • Our grant recipients’ commitment to innovation, fiscal responsibility, and providing compassionate and high quality care to the children and families they serve.

  • Opportunities to promote awareness of the difference CHA makes in the community


Check out the video that tpt produced to tell CHA's story in memory of our late Board member Donna O'Reilly.