Gifts and Contributions
People like you support the . We do not depend on pharmaceutical companies, physician groups, or other special interest groups. That is the reason that information you receive from the Society is unbiased.
All contributions are tax-deductible. Only 5% of any contribution is used for administrative expenses. 95% of every dollar is spent on education and distribution of materials.
How to Plan a Gift
Many ask: How can I make a contribution to the Society, which can be planned?
Planned giving involves integrating a donor's charitable gift into your overall financial, tax, and estate planning objectives so as to maximize benefits to both the donor and The . Planned gifts usually come from your assets rather than income, and can be either outright or deferred. It is recommended that you consult with your tax or legal advisors prior to making a planned contribution.
Your stockbroker can advise how to contribute stock and still hold on to it.
Here are some planning tips:
Bequest can either be specific or residual. The suggested legal language for a specific bequest is:
I leave (amount of money) to the , Box 870, 7188 Ridge Road, to be used for general purposes.
For residual bequests:
All the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, real and personal, I give and bequeath to the , Box 870, .
Life Insurance Policies
When a paid-up life insurance policy no longer serves its original purpose, you can still put the policy to use by designating the policy benefits to the Society as a beneficiary. You may wish to have the Society as an additional beneficiary on your present life insurance. You may name the Society as beneficiary in any amount or percentage of the value of the policy.
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