Planned giving at St. Jude
Make St. Jude part of your giving plans. With planned giving to St. Jude, you can achieve your financial and personal goals while making an impact on the lives of children fighting cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
What will your legacy be?
When you give a gift to St. Jude through your will or estate plan, you help further the legacy of St. Jude founder Danny Thomas. Let us know so we can celebrate and recognize your commitment to the kids of St. Jude.
What is planned giving?
Planned giving is the process of planning a donation ahead of time. Oftentimes, charitable planned giving is part of an estate plan, where monetary donations or donations of other assets are made once the donor passes away.
Giving from your appreciated assets (or gifts of appreciated assets) can offer benefits to you and a charity of your choosing. Learn more about your planned giving options to support St. Jude.
There are a variety of ways you can support the children of St. Jude, where families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food. Choose the planned giving option that is right for you, and your generosity will help children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
Leave a compassionate legacy through a bequest to St. Jude in your will or estate plan. When you give to St. Jude through a bequest, you make an impact far beyond your lifetime.
IRA charitable contributions
If you're 70 ½ or older, you can contribute to St. Jude from your IRA and potentially receive tax benefits. You can have your IRA administrator use our sample letter of instruction.
You can recommend a grant from your donor-advised fund by calling your fund manager, or by signing in to your granting institution and selecting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Bank accounts are common tools that can help continue the lifesaving mission of St. Jude.
Your outright gifts of cash or check can have a lasting impact on St. Jude patients while providing you a deduction on your tax return.
Make St. Jude a recipient of a pre-determined amount of income from a charitable lead trust.
Designate a portion of a trust to St. Jude through a charitable remainder trust, and you or a beneficiary earn income.
Give for the future. Your cryptocurrency donation supports research and treatment of childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
You can donate a paid up policy, or even a policy on which you are still paying premiums, to a charity like St. Jude.
If you donate a mutual fund to St. Jude, you may qualify to receive a charitable deduction.
A gift of real estate could lead to savings on income or estate taxes and help the kids of St. Jude.
A retirement plan can be a tax-efficient and simple way to include a charity like St. Jude in your estate plan.
Savings bonds donated before or after your lifetime can benefit the children of St. Jude.
ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. This material is prepared and made available to you for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide or be relied upon for tax, legal or accounting advice. You should always consult a tax professional to determine your particular tax benefits that may result from any particular type of gift to charity.
Have you left St. Jude in your will or estate plan?
As an acknowledgement of your generosity, when you give a gift to St. Jude through your will or estate plan, you become a member the Danny Thomas – St. Jude Society, and we recognize your commitment to the mission of St. Jude in a variety of ways.
Why donate to St. Jude?
According to Charity Navigator — an organization that evaluates nonprofits based on transparency, financial health and accountability — ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has a four-out-of-four star rating for our Overall Score and Rating.
82 cents of every dollar received from donations, research grants, insurance recoveries and investment returns goes to support the current and future needs of St. Jude.
When St. Jude opened in 1962, childhood cancer was considered incurable. Since then, St. Jude has helped push the overall survival rate from 20% to more than 80%. St. Jude won't stop until no child dies from cancer.
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We are a tax-exempt, charitable institution listed in the Federal Internal Revenue Service Publication #78, "Cumulative List of Organizations," revised IRS Code 501(c)(3).
Our Gift Planning department has a representative in your area who can provide further information or help you prepare the right questions to ask your financial advisor to determine what type of planned gift may be right for you.
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