The Clara Abbott Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping Abbott families through challenging financial situations.

Have you been impacted by a disaster?

If you are in need of urgent financial assistance, please contact us at +1-847-937-1090 or 1-800-972-3859. We will quickly assess your situation and connect you with the resources you may need to get you through this difficult time.

Please call us or send an email to AskClara@abbott.com for more information.

In the event of an emergency, the Foundation:

  • Is available to assist Abbott employees and retirees, and their eligible family members (spouse/children) only.
  • May waive the two-year service requirement
  • Will evaluate eligibility for employees on leave (medical, maternity, other) on an individual basis
  • Only provides financial assistance. We are not able to provide immediate needs, such as accommodations.
  • May provide an expedited review process without a complete financial assessment.
  • Is NOT able to provide any assistance to extended family (parents, siblings, other).
  • Is NOT able to provide support to contractors, third party workers, or contingent workers.
  • Does not collect or organize donations of any kind to support those impacted.
  • Does not provide financial donations to other charitable organizations.