Your support makes a difference. It enables us to bring much-needed services to children with disabilities and their families — regardless of their ability to pay. You can help by donating money, by fundraising, or by volunteering your time.
You Can Help Make A Difference In A Child’s Life!
When you donate to Children’s Rehabilitation Institute TeletonUSA (CRIT), your contribution will help in the following ways:
Pay for the rehabilitation services for children with disabilities who can’t afford it
Purchase state-of-the-art rehabilitation equipment and services
Help CRIT admit more patients who are currently on a waiting list
Allow CRIT to open new centers throughout the United States
Your contribution will be solely used to help the Children’s Rehabilitation Institute TeletonUSA (CRIT) in the United States. CRIT is the largest private pediatric rehabilitation system in the world with more than 105,000 patients treated to date in the United States and Mexico. Our mission celebrates the dignity of every individual serving children with neurological, muscular and skeletal disabilities and their families. CRIT is an integrated, state-of-the-art rehabilitation program that empowers patients to reach their full potential with inclusion to society.
For as little as $25 per month, you can make a difference in a child’s life.
Your monthly donations help ensure that children with disabilities and their families receive the specialized rehabilitation treatment they need at the Children’s Rehabilitation Institute of TeletonUSA (CRIT)
Your gift is going to help change the lives of children with disabilities and their families.
The mission of the volunteers at CRIT is to compassionately assist and serve our families, by providing warm affection and quality care. The volunteers are the intermediaries between the services offered at the center and our families. They are the organization’s spirit as they greet every person that comes to the center, either as a patient, relative or visitor, with good disposition and open arms. Volunteers provide moral support and company to the families.
CRIT Volunteer Tasks:
Patient navigation and monitoring of appointments
Translations and interpretations for team members and patients
Spiritual support, where appropriate
Provide games, workshops, entertainment and celebrations for patients and families
Assist at the Bazaar (gift shop)
Requirements to become a volunteer at CRIT:
Be 18 years of age or older
Have a strong sense of responsibility and respect for patient confidentiality
Be a compassionate person ready to serve with love
Serve a minimum of one shift every week
Interview with the Volunteer Department in person
Fill out an application
Present a background check
Purchase a uniform
Complete Volunteer Training during the first week of volunteering
Take a TB test every two years and Flu Vaccine every year. We offer this service free of charge
Bilingual skills are greatly appreciated, though not required
Volunteer Shifts: Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM-12:30PM or 12:30 PM-4:30 PM
Minimum commitment of 6 months (exceptions apply)
If you want to learn more about on-site volunteer opportunities, please call 1.844.206.4512 or contact us through our website.
Volunteer to be a TeletonUSA fundraising partner
Volunteer to support a TeletonUSA fundraising special event
Your voice has the power to help change the lives of children with disabilities. Contribute your voice today! Spread the message about TeletonUSA and CRIT by following us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Whether you’re an individual, a family, a school, a business, or another organization, we welcome your help with raising funds to deliver much-needed rehabilitation services to children with disabilities and their families.
We need your help to gather new supporters and raise more funds so we can have an even greater direct impact on children with disabilities and their families.
But your help is needed for another important reason … to raise awareness in communities across the country about the importance of including all children, no matter their abilities, in every aspect of society. Join us in this all-important effort and become one of TeletonUSA’s sponsoring partners.
We have lots of ideas for how you can help. These include traditional fundraising, cause-marketing fundraising, and sponsoring walks, runs, or other fun public events. But we welcome your ideas, too! In fact, we will help you and your organization customize your partnership with us so that it meets your specific business goals and societal interests.
So contact us today. Together, we can create a society where children of all abilities are welcomed and valued.