The Amazing Give

Hands to Love recently participated in the Amazing Give, a 12-hour online fundraising effort hosted by the Junior League of Gainesville and with the help of sponsors from the Gainesville Community.

$54,730 was raised to fund Hand Camp 2025, providing 73% of the funding needed to cover the costs of Hand Camp 2025!

The Hands to Love Board is grateful to all those who gave to Hands to Love during this fundraiser and to those who continue to support Hands to Love throughout the year.

Ways to Support Hands to Love

Hands to Love (Congenital Hand Camp, Inc.) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We strive to provide all Hands to Love events and activities at the lowest possible cost to our families. We are able to provide low-cost services to these special families thanks to the generous support of our donors.

Hands to Love relies on the donations of generous supporters like you. Thank you for helping us make a difference in the lives of the families we serve. 

Sponsor Camper Registration

  • Cover the registration costs for a camper

Parent Networking Session

  • Empower parents by creating a platform for knowledge exchange

Registration Scholarship Fund

  • Help offset the costs of registering for Hand Camp

Sponsor a Camper at Camp

  • Cover the complete cost of a camper for the weekend at Hand Camp

Sponsor a Camp Activity

  • Fund one of the amazing activities at Hand Camp

Sponsor a Family at Camp

  • Cover all costs of a camper and their entire family at Hand Camp

Donate to One of Our Scholarship Funds

Nate Goodwin
Family Travel Scholarship Fund

The Nate Goodwin Family Travel Scholarship Fund provides travel scholarships to children with upper limb differences and their families hoping to attend Hand Camp but can not without assistance covering travel expenses.

The Goodwin family made their first trip to north Florida for Hands to Love’s signature annual event in 2011. Though they lived in Alabama, the Goodwin’s had heard about “hand camp” and the special opportunities for fun and…click here to read more!

John Dufek
Volunteer Scholarship Fund

The John Dufek Volunteer Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to volunteers who are eager to serve children with upper limb differences and their families during Hand Camp but would be unable to without financial assistance.

John Dufek served Hands to Love as the president of our board of directors from 2008-2011. He shared his vast experience in non-profit leadership with Hands to Love having served on the board of Catholic Charities for many years. John…click here to read more!

By supporting Hands to Love (Congenital Hand Camp, Inc. – EIN is 37-1437593), you enable us to continue our important work of creating a strong network that empowers limb-different children and their families through unique programs and special events.

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Ways to Donate

There are several ways to give, from cash donations, to goods and services, to In-Kind Donations.


Please contact us for information on other giving options, including: Legacy and Planned Giving, In Kind Donations, service donations, and volunteering your time and expertise.