Giving: UCARE


Are you ready to show UCARE?

Are you celebrating a birthday, marking a milestone, running a marathon? If so, you can help support leading-edge research and health care at UHEALTH – the University of Miami Health System and the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine.

Through UCARE personal fundraising, you can turn what matters most to you into an opportunity to raise money and help save lives. You will be able to share your story and ask your friends and family for donations toward a particular cause where you want to make a difference.

Your UCARE personal fundraising will help support breakthroughs in research, innovative treatments, and world-class clinical care for patients and their families.

It’s easy to do once you decide to participate. Click on the link below to watch a short, step-by-step video that will help you become a UCARE personal fundraiser. Then just choose on one of the personalized UCARE fundraising squares on the next page to register and get started!

We’ve included lots of online tools to help you create your giving page, and templates to help personalize your message to share with family and friends. We are dedicated to helping you reach your fundraising goal, so together we can advance the future of medicine.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is my Participant Center?

The Participant Center is loaded with online tools that will help set-up and organize your fundraising efforts. Here, you can customize your personal page and URL, send emails to family and friends, track your progress, and more.

Can I choose where my funds go?

Yes, when creating your page, just select from the drop down menu and choose the area that you wish to support.

Is there a minimum fundraising requirement?

There is no minimum requirement to fundraise through UCARE. Feel free to set a fundraising goal that works for you — from $50 to $50,000. It all helps to make a difference.

Do I have to complete my fundraising within a particular time frame?

No, but setting a time frame lends itself to a successful fundraising effort, which will help you reach your goal.

What if one of my supporters does not wish to make my donation online?

They can visit the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine “Giving” page at and click on “Make a gift.”

Can I do a matching gift with my company?

To see if your organization takes part, visit the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine “Giving” page at and click on “Make a gift.”

Are donations tax deductible and how do I get a receipt?

The University of Miami is a 501© 3 nonprofit, tax-exempt organization designated by the internal revenue code. All online donations receive a tax receipt via email.
Will my address, phone number and email address by used for anything else?
The privacy of our donors is paramount to us, and we do not share or sell this information.

Do you have other questions? Email us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or phone us at 305-243-6256.