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Guild Association

Seattle Children’s Guild Association is the largest all-volunteer fundraising network for any hospital in the nation. Our guilds raise funds through a variety of fun and community-centered events, from auctions to 5ks.

Learn more about the guilds in your area and how to get involved.

Guild News Highlights

Read the latest issue of Guild News. (PDF)

About the Guild Association

We serve as the umbrella organization for all our guilds, and we support their efforts by providing inspiration, fundraising advice and resources.

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Our Mission

We serve Seattle Children’s through advocacy, philanthropy, and volunteerism to ensure hope, care, and cures for all children in our region.

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Our Core Values

We are grateful for a membership that embraces our core values and leans into them as fundraisers and advocates for Seattle Children’s.

Legacy: Advance Seattle Children’s founding promise to provide care to all children in our region regardless of ability to pay.

Compassion: Demonstrate empathy for patients, families, staff, and one another.

Generosity: Share our time, talents, and resources.

Inclusion: Foster a diverse and inclusive community among Guild Association members.

Integrity: Maintain transparency and honesty at all times, both among our membership and in our operations.

Innovation: Incorporate new ideas for fundraising, advocacy and operational excellence.

Guild leadership


The Guild Association is governed by a board of trustees – dedicated volunteers who serve as advocates for Seattle Children’s mission and “success coaches” for all guilds, including their own. The Seattle Children’s Guild Association Board of Trustees also approves the Guild Association’s budget and works with hospital leaders to determine the focus of the Funding Hope initiative.

What Guilds Support

Learn about recent projects our guilds have done to support the programs below in Guild News Spotlight.

Uncompensated care

Seattle Children's was founded in 1907 with a promise to our community: children in our region will receive essential healthcare regardless of a family's ability to pay. Fundraising efforts of our guilds provide of dollars each year to help us keep that promise.

Hospital Programs

When a guild is passionate about a specific clinical or family support program, it can choose to dedicate its fundraising proceeds to that area.

Message From Board of Trustees Chair

Jennifer Boyeson Davis, chair, Board of Trustees Seattle Children's Guild AssociationThank you for your commitment to Seattle Children’s Guild Association. As dedicated guild members, through your exemplary volunteerism and fundraising, you help Seattle Children’s provide hope, care and cures so that every child can live the healthiest and most fulfilling life. It is an honor to serve as your Guild Association Board Chair and a privilege to serve alongside a dedicated group of 16 trustees committed to stewarding the dollars you help raise for Seattle Children’s. As the largest volunteer organization of any children’s hospital across the country, our Guild Association is making an impact thanks to the work of more than 230 guilds and over 3,000 members.

From Puget Sound and the Olympic Peninsula to Eastern Washington and cities in between, your efforts to support uncompensated care, research and numerous specialty programs make a difference for our patients and their families. We are so grateful!

I am so proud of what we accomplish together for our patients and families. I look forward to continuing this incredible support in the months and years ahead. Please know that the Guild Association volunteer leadership and staff are always here to help. We want your volunteer experience to be fun and rewarding. Thank you for being part of the Guild Association family!

– Jennifer Boyeson Davis, chair, Board of Trustees, Seattle Children's Guild Association

Director's Note

a group of women “Happy spring, everyone! It’s been a bountiful season thanks to your strong commitment to our goals and mission. My heart is full as always after a joyful Guild Annual Meeting and Luncheon. It is a gift to see so many of you together and celebrate all you do for Seattle Children’s. Thank you for showing up again and again for the children in our region! In this issue of Guild News, we’re excited to share how our targeted approach to Funding Hope and the Heartwarming Drive helps ensure that all children get the quality care they deserve. On page 4, you’ll find an equity progress report that highlights how your fundraising propels programs that prioritize health equity. I am so grateful to you!

– Aileen Kelly, executive director, Seattle Children's Guild Association

Contact Seattle Children's Guild Association

Mail: Seattle Children’s Guild Association 
M/S 818-F
PO Box 5371 
Seattle, WA 98145-5005