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How to Help

Gifts to the AORN Foundation can make a difference in the lives of perioperative nurses today and in generations to come. Every donation helps the Foundation fulfill its mission by funding continuing education, scholarships, leadership development training and research.

Donate online

Donations to the Foundation can be made in honor or memory of a special colleague, friend, or family member. Learn more about tribute gifts.

Buy an engraved brick

The personalized, engraved brick will be placed in the Pathway to Patient Safety at the entrance to AORN headquarters.

Establish a named scholarship

Individuals, companies, and organizations may establish an annual named academic or professional development scholarship.

Honor your OR Hero

Honor a special person by adding their name to the OuR Heroes virtual wall. A photo and message for the individual will be posted during the month of your choice.

Endow a gift

Endowments provide a perpetual income stream that enable the Foundation to support certain programs each year.

Learn about planned giving

Extend your support beyond your lifespan by joining the Legacy of Leadership Society. There are a variety of options available to individuals who wish to include AORN in their financial and estate planning.

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