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Ways to Give

Mary Bird Perkins is solely dedicated to providing resources for all patients and their families. From expert treatment, advanced technology and survivorship to breakthrough clinical trials and translational research, philanthropy is a life-saving gift.

100% of funds donated goes to your community.

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The Many ways to give

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Donate Today

Make a one-time or recurring gift to support the Cancer Center’s mission to improve survivorship and lessen the burden of cancer.

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Honor a Loved One

Honor or memorialize a loved one by making a gift to Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center.

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Grateful Patients and Families

Join the community of grateful patients and families making a lasting impact on the future of cancer care. From expert treatment, advanced technology and survivorship to breakthrough clinical trials and translational research, philanthropy is a life-saving gift.

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Corporate Giving

Each year, through the generosity of dedicated companies and their employees, Mary Bird Perkins continues to propel cancer care forward in many significant ways. Learn how your company can make a difference.

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Planned Gifts

Include a gift to Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Foundation in your trust and estate plans and leave future generations a proud legacy.
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Endowment Giving

An endowment gift to Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Foundation today provides a brighter picture for our future. When you make a donation to our endowment, you give a gift with both immediate and long-term benefits.

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Fundraising Events

Supporting Cancer Center events is a great way to support the mission of improving survivorship and lessening the burden of cancer.

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Ways to Fundraise

Be a game changer in the fight against cancer by starting an online fundraiser, hosting an event or supporting a fundraising campaign.

More Ways to Donate

Gifts of cash, cash equivalents, stocks, and bonds immediately go to work helping Mary Bird Perkins develop innovative cancer treatments and providing resources and support to patients and their families.

We would be delighted to assist in any way.

Development Office, (225) 215-1224

Please mail to the address below. If your gift is in honor or memory of someone, please include their name, as well as the name and address for the gift notification (as applicable).

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

To make a donation of stock, simply request your broker to deliver ___________ shares of __________ stock to:

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DTC #5198
For Further Credit to Account #514-0219
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center

Individuals 70.5 or older may transfer a charitable gift, up to $100,000, directly from their IRA to the Cancer Center tax-free. For more information please contact us at (225) 215-1224.

We encourage donors to inquire if their employer has a matching gift program to maximize their impact.

A DAF is a charitable giving vehicle that allows you to combine the most favorable tax benefits of philanthropic giving with the flexibility to support your favorite causes.

Designate your disbursement to:

  • Legal name: Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
    Address: 4950 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
    Federal tax ID number: 23-7010520

Through annual contributions, donors support key areas of cancer care from expert treatment, advanced technology and survivorship to breakthrough clinical trials and translational research. 

For more information, contact Mellie Bailey at (225) 215-1158 or mbailey@marybird.com.

Gifts in-kind are non-monetary gifts to Mary Bird Perkins primarily for use in event auctions. Examples include art, books, and toys. For more information, please contact our events team at events@marybird.com.