Make a Donation

Use the DONATE button for donations through our website. Donations can also be made on our Facebook and Instagram pages.

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 your financial advisor or IRA administrator to make Qualified Charitable Donations (QCD) from an IRA, which lowers the adjusted gross income (AGI). 

Donations by Check

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Business Sponsorship

We encourage businesses, offices, agencies and firms to support Cape Ivy. Your donation makes a big impact on our small nonprofit. Contact us for more information.

Purchase a Poncho

All purchases support our mission. Ponchos are wonderful gifts for those who are cold, chronically ill, visiting infusion centers, or undergoing surgery.

Shipments to a Specific Hospital or Facility

Businesses and individuals are encouraged to sponsor a donation for a nearby children’s hospital, infusion center, Ronald McDonald House or similar family-stay home.

Hold Your Own Fundraiser

Gather your friends, book club members, neighbors, scout troop, service or social club to sponsor a shipment of ponchos. Or start a Facebook fundraiser to celebrate an occasion.

Shop at Amazon Smile

By designating Cape Ivy as an Amazon Smile charity, your purchases will provide a donation to Cape Ivy by the Amazon Smile Donation. All purchases must be made using the Amazon Smile webpage ( or Amazon Smile app. 

Our wish list contains office supplies and materials for sewing ponchos. These direct in-kind donations to Cape Ivy helps us reach more children.

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.