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Giving to HSS

Because movement is a gift.

Donations to HSS power life-changing orthopedic and rheumatologic care and leading research. Give now to help us find better treatments for musculoskeletal conditions, which affect more than one out of every two adults in the US and nearly 75% of those age 65 and over. Your gift will help to restore mobility and hope to people who need us most.  

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Our Funding Priorities

A gift to HSS allows us to expand and enhance our facilities, advance research for new treatments, and push forward innovations in patient care and virtual health. Our current funding priorities include:

General Support

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Gifts to our general fund support every area of our enterprise—including patient care, research, expansion, and education. General support allows HSS to pivot and meet the most pressing needs of the organization and our patients as they arise. There is no better way to support HSS.

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HSS Researchers

For more than 150 years, we have been a leader in research aimed at improving the lives of patients experiencing orthopedic and rheumatic conditions. Now, we are spearheading COVID-19 research to contribute to the understanding of this disease and to improve health outcomes and safeguard musculoskeletal patients.

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HSS Rheumatology

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Leveraging decades of unparalleled knowledge in treatment and research of rheumatic diseases, HSS Rheumatology is embarking on an unprecedented expansion of our clinical research enterprise to drive new and more effective treatments for the benefit of patients.

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New Buildings and Laboratories

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Expanding and enhancing our clinical facilities enables us to meet the increased demand for our services and provide safe, world-class care.

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Virtual Health

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Our vision is to transform musculoskeletal care through virtual health technologies and enhance the entire episode of care at HSS—from diagnosis and treatment to recovery and rehabilitation, as well as wellness, performance and injury prevention.

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Ways to Give

Donate now online

Send your gift by mail (PDF)

Stock and wire gift instructions (PDF)

Attend an event

Planned giving options

Call us to make your gift by phone: 212.606.1196

Make a Gift of Stock or Securities

Donating stock is a wonderful way to support Hospital for Special Surgery. In most cases you will avoid paying capital gains tax, while receiving a charitable deduction for the full market value of the stock.

Please notify us if you would like to make a stock transfer. You may complete and fax our stock transfer form, or call or email us at:

Rebekah Grote
Associate Director, Advancement Services
Phone: 212.774.7248
Fax: 646.714.6255
E-mail: groter@hss.edu

Make a Gift by Phone

Please call 212.606.1196 between 9 am and 5 pm ET to make a gift using your credit card or with questions about making a gift.

Special Events

Annual celebrations at HSS raise vital funds that enable us to provide an unparalleled level of expert and compassionate care to all patients. In light of the pandemic, we have reimagined our events to ensure everyone’s safety, while still bringing people together (virtually) to move HSS forward. For more information about our events or sponsorship opportunities, please contact our special events team at 212.774.2650 or events@hss.edu.

Upcoming Events

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Saturday, September 25, 2021

Please join us for the one-day, multi-distance cycling MOVEment in Westchester County. To learn more or to register, please click here.

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2021 TCS New York City Marathon
Sunday, November 7, 2021

HSS is proud to be an official Charity Partner of the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon taking place on Sunday, November 7. Each runner must raise a minimum of $2,500 in support of HSS. For more information on running for Team HSS, please email Elena Montandon or call (212) 606-1658. 

Past Events

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The Lerner Children's Pavilion Pediatric Benefit
November 14, 2020

The HSS Family Benefit took place virtually on Saturday, November 14, 2020. The event was a one-of-a-kind, interactive experience featuring music, digital illusions, a live gameshow, prizes, special appearances, and much more for guests of all ages.

HSS Virtual Benefit 2020

HSS Autumn Benefit 2020 - October 29, 2020
Celebrating Excellence in Medical Education

We honored outstanding medical educators and raised funds to ensure that the unsurpassed expertise of HSS professionals will continue to impact care here and around the world.

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36th Tribute Dinner - June 3, 2019

Our annual gala was held at the Museum of Natural History and raised nearly $4.3 million for HSS. The event honored Steve Tisch and Jonathan T. Deland, MD, Attending Orthopedic Surgeon and Chief Emeritus of the Foot and Ankle Service at HSS, and was hosted by Al Roker.

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Recent HSS Foundation Publications

Learn about how your support advances exceptional care, generates groundbreaking discoveries, and develops tomorrow’s leaders in musculoskeletal medicine.

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Your Impact

Read more about how donors like you advance our mission to improve lives in this newsletter.

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HSS Insider

Keep in touch with news and updates from HSS in this e-newsletter.

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Endowed Chairs

Learn about exceptional physicians and scientists who are making discoveries and the generous philanthropists who sustain scientific progress.


Additional Information

HSS Mission and Vision

Hospital Leadership

HSS Leadership Councils

Gift Acceptance Policy (PDF)

Your Rights as a Donor

HSS Foundation EIN#: 13-6714749

Contact Us

If you have questions or comments about making a gift to HSS, or would like to be added to our mailing list, please contact us.




Development Department
Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021


HSS Foundation is a registered US trademark owned by Hospital for Special Surgery. EIN: 13-6714749