A tribute gift to The Lily Fund is a wonderful way to honor a special person in your life. The dual benefit afforded by this type of gift recognizing the honoree and helping The Lily Fund to fulfill its mission of helping children with brain tumors makes it especially meaningful.
Special occasions for remembering friends or loved ones include: Anniversaries, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Birthdays, Births, Confirmations, Congratulations, First Communion, Graduations, Holidays, Memorials, New home or job Promotions, Thank-you, Weddings and other special occasions.
Did you know that you may be able to increase your support of The Lily Fund through your employer’s matching gift or corporate giving campaign? Find out if your company has such a program because every dollar you give helps to provide critical services or money toward research into potential lifesaving new treatments for a child diagnosed with a brain tumor. Imagine it could be your dollars that ignite a cure! Matching dollars for dollars or dollars to hours! Many companies offer matching gift programs that will double, even triple your donation. To find out if your company will match your dollar contribution and by how much, check with your company’s Personnel/Human Resources Department. Don’t forget to ask them if they match your volunteer hours for dollars as well. If they don’t ask them how you can help start or include The Lily Fund in this program.
Donating to The Lily Fund by naming us in your will or estate plan is a special way that you can help us fulfill our mission of helping children diagnosed with a brain tumor, embrace their futures with hope and enjoy the happiness that comes naturally in childhood. Planned giving allows you to include charitable donations for The Lily Fund in your overall financial plan by helping to create the treatments and new medicines of tomorrow.
There are a number of ways you can arrange to leave a legacy:
Bequests Made in Your Will or Trust
Charitable Gift Annuities
Charitable Remainder Trusts
Life Insurance Policies
We would be happy to work with you to discuss the giving opportunities mentioned above and to help create a donation plan that makes sense for your personal circumstances. We recommend that you speak first with your tax and financial advisors to assist you in determining the best planned gifts for your family.
An association between your company and The Lily Fund can be a win-win for both of our long term goals. Many corporations have benefited from an association with a nonprofit demonstrating their commitment to the shared values of their customers and employees. If you or someone at your company would like to learn how a partnership with The Lily Fund please contact us to discuss the options.
Often times if a corporation has a formal giving program or a Foundation associated with it – there are opportunities for nonprofits to apply for grants. Does your company have such a program? If so please let us know if we would be a good match to their criteria. It helps to have someone from inside the corporation become involved with us and help to steward the proposal through the appropriate channels.
The Lily Fund is an all volunteer based organization. Pro bono services and in-kind gifts are crucial to our success and greatly appreciated especially for our many fundraising events. These types of donations can translate directly into our ability to further our mission and bring hope and happiness to children affected by a brain tumor.
The Lily Fund is in our start-up phase as an organization and we are in need of specific expertise such as legal, marketing/PR, finance, operations, administrative and technology. If you or someone at your company is able to provide any of these services, please contact us.
The Lily Fund Special Edition Candle (10 oz.) can be custom ordered to be scented with Lily of the Valley fragrance or unscented. The label can be custom ordered to display the Good Babu mermaid logo, The Lily Fund logo, or a personalized photo or image of your choice. 25% of the sale of the candle will be donated to The Lily Fund.
LEAVING A LEGACY