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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:


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

HSS Virtual Care

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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General Support

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Gifts to our general fund support every area of HSS—from research to innovation in patient care. 

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Ways to Give

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 provide an unparalleled level of expert and compassionate care to all patients. For 2020, HSS is reimagining our events to ensure everyone’s safety, while still coming together to move HSS forward. Please support HSS through one of our upcoming virtual events:

Upcoming Events

HSS Virtual Benefit 2020

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

Join us as we honor outstanding medical educators and raise funds to ensure that the unsurpassed expertise of HSS professionals will continue to impact care here and around the world


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

The HSS Family Benefit will take place virtually on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 4:00 PM. The event will be 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.

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Past Events

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BIKE HSS - September 28, 2019

Our one-day, multi-distance cycling event in Westchester County raised over $800,000 in support of HSS.

View photos from this year's Bike HSS event.

Overhead view of the tribute dinner inside the Whale Room at the American Museum of Natural History

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

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


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