Memorial and Tribute Gifts
Honor Someone Special With a Future Gift in Their Name
If you have a loved one who has been impacted by Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Foundation, establishing a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor your loved one or celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday while supporting the work of our mission. Your memorial or tribute gift will be a lasting tribute to your loved one and make a difference in the lives of those we serve.
An unrestricted gift to support comprehensive programs and services across the entire continuum of cancer care allowing the Cancer Center team to designate where it's needed most at the time.
A restricted gift to support a specific philanthropic pillar, program and/or a specific diagnosis within our focus areas of prevention, research, innovation, education, patient care patient support and survivorship.
A minimum gift of $100,000 establishes a Named Endowed Fund. You can create the fund in your name or in the name of someone you wish to honor or remember. The Fund can be designated for comprehensive support or priority support based on what is most meaningful to you. For further information on this key form of giving, please contact the Development Office.
Matching funds can be a powerful tool in helping the Cancer Center leverage your gift. This fund can be used to match donations to establish endowed funds, securing innovative, comprehensive care for patients today and in the future.
An Example of How It Works
When Sarah's father passed away, she knew she wanted to do something that would establish a lasting legacy for him. She remembered that during his lifetime he was always praising the Foundation for its tireless efforts to better his community.
Sarah decided to make a gift to the the Foundation in her father's name using appreciated securities. Not only will her father's legacy live on at the Foundation thanks to the gift and a commemorative plaque, but Sarah also received a federal income tax charitable deduction (because she itemizes her taxes) and eliminated capital gains tax on the securities.
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- Contact Carter Rose Stone at (225) 215-1298 or email@example.com for additional information on creating a memorial gift at the Foundation.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you make a memorial gift to the Foundation through your estate, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal Name: Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Foundation
Address: 4950 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Federal Tax ID Number: 20-2046461