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Make a Gift

Make a Gift

Make a Gift

Make a Difference

As we surround patients with everything they need to defeat cancer, you and the entire community surround the Cancer Center to make it all possible. This deep philanthropic connection sets the Cancer Center apart, bolsters our mission and helps provide our highly-personalized approach to each patient’s experience. Recognizing the uniqueness of every single person we interact with allows for more individualized care. We all share a passion for ending this disease, forever.

We are deeply grateful for generous donor funding that carries this passion forward in the most powerful and inspired ways, through prevention, education and early detection, patient assistance, teamwork, survivorship, innovation and research.

We are all in this, together. Join us as we Take the Fight Forward.

Ways to Give

One-Time Gift

Your gift will provide advanced treatment as well as strengthen our positions as the leading cancer center in Louisiana.

Recurring & Multi-Year Commitment

With a multi-year commitment, you will make a greater impact by investing in cancer care and empower us to do more.

Honor & Memorial Gifts

Giving in honor or in memory of someone is a wonderful way to pay tribute and support the fight against cancer.

Please use the secure form below to make a tax-deductible gift today. Choose the option to pay by credit card to make a one-time or customized recurring donation to the Cancer Center.

Honor a Loved One

Making a gift in honor or memory of a loved one who has made a difference in your life is a great way to say thank you and support the Cancer Center. With our 100% fundraising efficiency, every dollar raised directly serves our patients and their families.

Using the secure form below, please indicate the person you would like to honor or memorialize in the third section. If you wish to pay by check, please mail to the address below and include name and address of individual you are honoring:

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
Attn: Office of Development
4950 Essen Lane
Baton Rouge, LA, 70809

For more information, contact Jessica Hooper at (225) 215-1236 or

Major Giving

Major gifts are made through multi-year pledges or planned gifts. 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.

Want to get started? Contact Carter Stone at (225) 215-1298 or for more information.

Click here to view our donors.

Take the Fight Forward

Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center launched a strategic initiative focused on the vision of securing our position as the destination cancer center for the Gulf South. The goal of this initiative – Take the Fight Forward – is to secure $25 million by 2020 to make this vision a reality.

This renovated, world-class cancer center contains over 200 naming opportunities for physical space, programs, services and healing art for donors interested in honoring or remembering a friend, family member or loved one. View available recognition opportunities here.

For more information on how you can Take the Fight FORWARD, contact Carter Stone at (225) 215-1298 or

Planned Giving

A planned gift to the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer 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 for generations to come. A gift to the endowment is powerful and the most important long-term investment a donor can make. Your gift, your legacy, will help grow our endowment and transform cancer care for patients and their families in the community.

For more information, contact Carter Stone at (225) 215-1298 or

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Lipsey Legacy Society

The Lipsey Legacy Society, named in honor of Anna B. Lipsey, recognizes those who have made an outright gift or planned commitment to the endowment. Through their generosity, these individuals are helping the Foundation build a perpetual endowment fund in support of Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Foundation. You can join this special community by making a gift to the Foundation.

Learn more about the society and its membership.