Donate to Support Complementary and Integrative Medicine

Pediatrics Matching Fund

Pediatrics

Grant Fund Donations 
Help to Supplement Patient Campaigns

Support real people in need

Together we can bridge the funding gap

DONATE  TO THE PEDIATRICS GRANT FUND

Your Donation enables pediatric patients to receive the CAM treatments needed to fight this debilitating disease.

Pediatrics

$1.9 Billion is paid out-of-pockets by parents annually on Complementary and Integrative Medicine (CAM) approaches for their children. Your financial assistance eases the burden of treatment for several families.

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Where the Money Goes

All donations are for patient alternative medical health care.

40%
of Children given dietary supplements

A wide range of complementary health approaches are used for children, including herbs and dietary supplements, massage, acupuncture, and chiropractic care. CAM treatments cost can be prohibitive without eFundyourhealth.org

*Tell your child’s health care providers about any complementary or integrative approach you are considering or using for your child.

1. About 40% of children aged 2 to 8 are given dietary supplements containing vitamins or minerals.

2. Children with chronic medical conditions, including anxiety, musculoskeletal conditions, and recurrent headaches, are more likely than other children to use complementary health approaches, usually along with conventional care.

3. Biofeedback, guided imagery, hypnosis, mindfulness, and yoga are some of the mind and body practices that have the best evidence of being effective for children for various symptoms (such as anxiety and stress) and are low-risk.

4. Nonvitamin, nonmineral dietary supplements; chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation; and yoga, tai chi, or qi gong were the most commonly used complementary health approaches in both 2007 and 2012. Also consistent between 2007 and 2012 was that complementary health approaches were most frequently used for back or neck pain, head or chest cold, anxiety or stress, and other musculoskeletal conditions

If there are not enough patients within a category, eFund will disburse funds to other campaigns in need.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Grant Fund and how do they work?

eFundYourHealth differs from other crowdfunding sites in that we also have a parallel process which allows corporate and individual donors to contribute to a Grant Fund pool designed to assist individuals in meeting their financial needs for their treatment and care.

Unless specified, your donations go directly to eFundYourHealth's general fund which is available for any patient. If you would like to donate for patients with specific illnesses, click on the disease heading to donate here. Add link: https://efundyourhealth.org/campaigns/ As a Grant Fund Donor you receive a tax deduction, but you will not be able to specify the patient that receives financial assistance. Donations made to a specific patient are considered a gift and are not tax-deductible, per IRS regulations. You are still free to donate directly to any patient campaign - this donation is not tax-deductible.

eFundYourhealth distributes Grant Fund money by allocating the Grant Funds raised to each person who starts a campaign at eFundYourhealth, according to availability. The grant amount can be viewed in a pop-up banner by the patient when they start a campaign. Patients start a crowdfunding campaign on eFundYourHealth, and at the end of the campaign, they receive a supplement to the money they raise in their campaign.

How do I make a donation?

Simply choose Grant Fund by clicking the ‘Give Now’ button. You can enter the amount of your donation, then proceed to the checkout page.

Which methods of payment are accepted?

All major credits cards.

To whom do I make a check payable?

eFundYourHealth

What do I get for my donation to a Grant Fund? Do you feature me as a sponsor?

Please contact us directly for ways in which eFundYourHealth can demonstrate your generous support to those in need.

Do you accept donations from outside the USA and is my donation tax deductible?

Yes, we do accept donations from outside the USA. eFundYourHealth is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), incorporated in the USA. Our USA Tax ID # is 43-3705168. When you donate to a Matching Fund, you will receive an automatic receipt from the transaction as proof of your donation for tax purposes. As each individual’s situation is different, be sure to verify the donation as tax deductible with your tax advisor and/or country of origin.

Are there any fees to use eFundYourHealth?

Yes. eFundYourHealth uses 8% of the Grant Fund donation to help cover some of the organization’s operational expenses. This includes credit card fees. Grant Fund donors have the option to increase their donation to cover these fees as well.

How will I know if my money is being used for uninsured medical care?

eFundYourHealth sends a debit card to the Patient. This debit card can only be used for complementary, alternative, or integrative care. Every transaction contains a category code. Our debit cards are set to only approve codes within these approved medical needs. Read more here.

Can I donate offline?

Yes! Please let us know how you would like to donate. We can receive checks and direct bank transfers.

How many campaigns can a patient make per year?

Patients can create a campaign twice per year.