...we serve the needs of more patients than any other cancer program in Louisiana.
Anticipating the needs of a growing community and dramatic changes in health care, the Cancer Center is driving the future of care in Louisiana. Mary Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center launched a 5-year strategic initiative focused on securing our position as the destination cancer center for the Gulf South. This initiative – Take the Fight FORWARD – will secure $25 million dedicated to making this vision a reality.
A major gift to support the Take the Fight FORWARD initiative will transform cancer care today and for generations to come. A gift will support the full continuum of care and positively impact the lives of cancer patients and their families. Major gifts are made through multi-year pledge or planned gifts.
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A major gift to support the Take the Fight Forward initiative will transform cancer care today and for generations to come. Your generous donation will support the full continuum of care and positively impact the lives of cancer patients and their families. With your support, we will realize our vision to become the destination cancer center for the Gulf South.
A Major Gift is an investment in cancer care today. By supporting the collaborative mission of Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center with a gift dedicated to current needs, you will provide immediate impact for so many fighting for their lives while helping build a destination cancer center for the Gulf South.
A gift to the Endowment is an investment in the future of cancer care. Your gift will provide the long-term support and security of care in our community and will protect funding sources for the increased support and services patients will need for years to come. A gift to the endowment is powerful and the most important long-term investment a donor can make.
A Planned Gift to the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Foundation will ensure that leading-edge cancer care and research lives on. Planned gifts are an integral part of advancing the care our patients expect and deserve - today and for generations to come. Your gift, your legacy, will help grow our endowment and transform cancer care for patients and their families in the community.
Property that has Lost Value
Closely Held Stock
Charitable Lead Trust
Wealth Replacement Trust
Charitable Remainder Trust
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center does not manage Donor Advised Funds.
However, the Cancer Center can receive donations from Donor Advised Funds.
Donors can provide major gifts for immediate needs or long-term investment. A gift can provide comprehensive support where the Cancer Center needs it most, priority support of core programs and services, or be designated to a specific program and/or diagnosis.
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Recognizing the vision and generosity of our donors is important. We acknowledge all donors by inclusion in donor listings on our website and on the annual and/or cumulative donor recognition wall within the Cancer Center.
There are over 200 naming opportunities within the Cancer Center including physical space, patient programs, and healing arts for a donor to honor or memorialize family, friends and loved ones. Opportunities range from $10,000 to $1 million based on gift size and donor interest.