How Will You Leave Your Legacy?

A planned gift enables you to preserve your assets during your lifetime and leave a valuable legacy. Your gift to Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc. helps ensure that MGFA remains a place where people who are dealing with MG can turn for help and information.

Let us help you make the gift that's right for you. Explore several popular ways of supporting MGFA, then begin a confidential, no-obligation conversation to get started.

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Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc. honors those who have included the Foundation in their charitable plans through membership in the Ellsworth Society.

We thank all members for their generosity and for helping to provide needed resources to continue the Foundation's important work.

When you make a gift to MGFA from your will or trust, you'll join the others who support programming and fund cutting-edge research leading to better treatments and a cure for MG. There is no better way to thank the people or the organization that was there when you needed them than to make a meaningful contribution.

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If you've already included the Foundation in your plans, please let us know so we can properly thank you and make sure your gift will be used as you've intended.

The Most Popular Planned Gifts

Gifts From Your Will
General Bequest

Through a provision in your written and executed will, you can make a gift in the form of cash, securities, real estate or personal property. There are many types of bequests. Choose the one that best fits your needs and intentions.

Beneficiary Gifts
Retirement Accounts and Insurance Policies

Naming Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc. as the beneficiary of a qualified retirement plan asset such as a 401(k), 403(b), IRA, Keogh, profit-sharing pension plan or other donor-advised funds, will accomplish a charitable goal while realizing significant tax savings.

Current Gift Options

Gifts of Stock
Appreciated Stock

When you donate appreciated stocks, bonds, or mutual fund shares instead of cash, you'll receive charitable deductions at full, fair market value while reducing capital gains impact.

Charitable IRA Rollover
Charitable IRA Rollover

If you're 70 ½ or older, you can make a gift directly from your IRA to Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc. While there is no charitable deduction for a rollover gift, you do avoid the income tax on the donated portion of your required minimum distribution.

Gifts of Property
Real Estate and Other Valuables

Like stock, the fair market value of gifts of appreciated assets such as real estate, artwork, and other well curated collections, can be deducted from your income tax today and reduce your estate taxes in the future.

Let’s Talk

There are many giving options available to you, such as naming Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc. as a beneficiary in your will. For more information, please find our contact info below, or submit this form.

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Craig Strenger
Vice President of Development

 290 Turnpike Road
Suite 5-315
Westborough, MA 01581


For Professional Advisors

If you are working with a professional advisor or advising a donor, here's a useful guide for including the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc. in a charitable estate plan.

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This site is informational and educational in nature. It is not offering professional tax, legal, or accounting advice. For specific advice about the effect of any planning concept on your tax or financial situation or with your estate, please consult a qualified professional advisor.
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