Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation

The Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation provides adaptive programs, resources, and assistance that allow children with special needs to discover their independence and creativity despite their physical limitations, as well as financial support to the UNM Carrie Tingley Hospital for equipment and research.

We believe that children with special needs should have the same opportunities as children who are typically developing. Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation is the easiest and most effective way to make a positive impact in the lives of children with special needs and their families.


“To enhance the lives of Carrie Tingley Hospital patients and special needs children and their families throughout New Mexico.”

Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation is a philanthropic organization providing individualized services that bridge the gap for families and children with special needs that enable them to reach their full potential by giving them the same opportunities as children who are typically developing.

The UNM Carrie Tingley Hospital is the state’s only pediatric rehabilitative hospital and today serves thousands of children each year with many types of illnesses and disabling conditions and remains faithful to its founders’ vision, to help children make full use of their talents and abilities.

Since 1937, UNM Carrie Tingley Hospital has provided care to children with chronic physical impairments and developmental disabilities. It is widely known for orthopedic surgery, prosthetics and orthotics technology and fabrication, and rehabilitation services.

Today, Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation is poised to grow and to continue to respond to the critical needs of UNM Carrie Tingley Hospital, its patients and their families