Provide the highest quality care to children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and other special healthcare needs within a compassionate, family-centered and collaborative care environment. Provide for the education of physicians and other healthcare professionals. Conduct research to discover new knowledge that improves the quality of care and quality of life of children and families. This mission is carried out without regard to race, color, creed, sex or sect, disability, national origin or ability of a patient or family to pay. As a 501(c)3 organization, Shriners Hospitals for Children relies on generous donations from Shriners, corporations and the general public. Individuals can help support our work in many different ways. To learn more about how you can make a difference in the life of a child, visit www.donate2shc.org.