Get Involved

Your support helps us spread the warmth.


Monetary donations

Each webpage on our site has a “Donation” box for credit card or PayPal donations. Depending on the device you are using, it is either on the right side of the each page or at the bottom of the page. Enter the a dollar amount and then complete the donation by going to your cart (top of page).

Foundations and Retirement Accounts

Cape Ivy is registered with foundations such as Fidelity Charitable and Schwab Charitable. When searching for Cape Ivy on websites that verify nonprofits, our registered address is Charlottesville, VA. Please contact us for help with direct donations from an IRA.


Checks are also accepted; please contact us for our address.

Company Matching

We encourage those with this benefit to take advantage of doubling your impact.


Purchase a Gift

All purchases support our mission

Amazon Smile

Designate Cape Ivy. Shop at Smile.

Amazon Wish List

Our current wish list includes fabric, sewing supplies and some office essentials.


Gather your friends, book club members, neighbors, scout troop, service or social club to sponsor a local hospital (see next entry). Or start a Facebook fundraiser to celebrate an occasion.

Sponsors for Specific Hospitals

Businesses and individuals are encouraged to sponsor a donation for a nearby children’s hospital.

Request a Poncho for Your Child

If your child is in the hospital or receiving regular infusions as an outpatient, please ask the Child Life team if ponchos are available. Contact us in other cases to help us determine how best to provide a poncho to your child.


In-person activities are limited during this time. Please watch this space for future opportunities. The best way to help us at this time is to share Cape Ivy with friends and family.