Ways to Donate
The Lupus Foundation of America-Heartland Chapter relies on your tax deductible contributions to fund vital research to find the causes and cure for lupus, to educate people with lupus, their families and health care professionals, and to provide support to individuals affected by lupus.
We do our best to make donating easy. We offer a variety of ways for you to donate to the LFA-Heartland Chapter:
- Donate Online
- Make a Mail Donation
- Workplace and Matching Gift Donations
- Third Party Events
- Payroll Donations
- Planned Giving
- Car Donations
- Other Items, Goods, or Service Donations
The Lupus Foundation of America is a tax-exempt, charitable organization and is eligible to receive tax deductible contributions under the IRS Code 501(c)(3). Our Federal ID # is 51-0192362. Your gift may be 100% deductible from your taxable income if you itemize your deductions. Please check with your financial advisor.
You can choose to make a general, memorial, or honorary donation online using our secure server by clicking here. You may also establish an automatic monthly donation.
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Mail donations to:
Lupus Foundation of America, Heartland Chapter, Inc.
4640 Shenandoah Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110
Workplace Giving & Matching Gifts
Many employers have a workplace giving campaign and/or matching gift program. Both initiatives are great ways to fund research and help people with lupus and their families.
Many individuals take it upon themselves to host an event and raise funds for the Heartland Chapter. Fundraising events can be as simple as Tea Parties and as grand as Galas. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (314) 644-2222.
We receive donations in payroll deductions from Community Health Charities and United Way. Please remember to designate Lupus Foundation of America, Heartland Chapter as your charity.
Gifts of Stock
Gifts of marketable stocks or mutual fund shares that have appreciated (increased in value) can have an immediate impact on the Heartland Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America and also create an immediate income tax deduction for you based on the assets' current value. As there is no capital gains tax when you make the gift, you save on taxes twice. Your gift of stock can also be matched by your company's matching gift program if applicable. For more information, contact your financial planner or the Heartland Chapter office at 314-644-2222.
Wills, Retirement Plans and Insurance policies
All those touched by lupus find it is surprisingly easy to make a lasting gift by listing specifically, the Heartland Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America as a beneficiary
- in your will or living trust
- in your retirement plan or bank account
- in your life insurance policy
To ensure that your exact intentions are carried out we advise you to meet with your attorney in drafting the language that will accomplish your charitable goals. ________________________________________
Instead of selling your car, you can donate it to the LFA Heartland Chapter! It's easy, just:
- Call the Car Donation Center Toll-Free at 1-800-240-0160
- Your old car will be picked up the next day at no cost to you!
- Live operators are available 7 days a week to answer your questions and to schedule a pick-up appointment.
- Office supplies
- Office Furniture
- Graphic Design
- Legal Support
- Beverages & food for events
For more information or questions on donating to the LFA, Heartland Chapter, email us at info@LFAheartland.org, or call our office at 314-644-2222 or toll-free at 800-958-7876.