Our Efforts

August 2014 – Little Giraffe Foundation distributes over $26,000 to nine (9) neonatal initiatives in 2014!

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July 2014 – Congrats to our very own Little Giraffe Foundation co-founder, Amanda Santoro, for being recognized by Today's Chicago Woman Magazine as one of Chicago's 100 Women of Inspiration!


December 2013 – Check out Little Giraffe Foundation Co-Founder, Mike Santoro, on FOX News Chicago's 12 Days of Giving!


October 2013 – Fall NICU donation reaches 250 families at eight (8) Chicagoland hospitals. Learn more »

February 2013 – Little Giraffe Foundation acknowledged in first Medical Journal Article!


Upcoming Events!

November - December 2014

Please help us to support families with babies in the NICU! During the holidays, we offer gift bags that include books and toys to let them know someone is thinking of them. Since our foundation's inception, we have delivered over 4,000 of these such gifts to NICU families within Chicagoland and throughout the country.

Please help the Little Giraffe Foundation reach more NICU families by purchasing a book or toy from our holiday wishlist!.


November 16-29, 2014
13 West Rand Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004

For the fourth year in a row, the Arlington Heights Barnes & Noble has elected to make the Little Giraffe Foundation a featured charity in the Holiday Book Drive. Over 1,500 books were donated to Little Giraffe Foundation in 2011-2013. These books make their way to local NICUs and children's hospitals across the Chicagoland area and beyond.

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November 26 - December 24, 2014
1419 North Kingsbury Street, Chicago, IL 60642

For the third year running, Buy Buy Baby in Lincoln Park will be hosting a toy drive benefitting the Little Giraffe Foundation.  These toys will be distributed to NICU's across the Chicagoland area and as far as hospitals in New York City and rural Alabama and Mississippi!  By donating a toy, you will have made it possible for us to reach a child that otherwise would not receive a gift this holiday season  Please help us to reach more families this year!

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Make a Difference

Little Giraffe Foundation is a registered
501(c)(3) organization. To make a donation, checks can be made payable to Little Giraffe Foundation. Or you can donate by credit card using PayPal.





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