Ways To Give

Expressions of support & gratitude

There are many ways to express your gratitude for the care you or a family member received from the Mary Lee Foundation.  Your support helps continue the cycle of care for others in need throughout our community.

Tax-deductible gift.

A tax-deductible gift provides a meaningful way to honor a caregiver or remember a loved one. Your gift of any amount is truly appreciated.

 

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Mail your gift to

Mary Lee Foundation
1339 Lamar Square Drive
Austin, TX 78704

Call

Mary Lee Foundation
Development Office
512-443-5777

Ways to Give

Gifts in memory of a loved one create a lasting tribute and provide current and future support for the Mary Lee Foundation. Families are notified of gifts made in memory, and you receive a receipt for your tax-deductible contribution.

A stock portfolio can carry substantial capital gain. With careful planning, you can reduce or even eliminate federal capital gains tax while supporting the Mary Lee Foundation. Learn more about how simple it can be to make a gift of securities by calling the Development Office at 512-443-5777.

A Gift in Honor is a perfect way to thank a family member, nurse or friend.  Gifts in Honor are a meaningful gift in honor of a birthday, at the holidays, or for special occasions such as a graduation or anniversary.

Make a difference in the lives of others by donating your time to support the Mary Lee Foundation. There are many ways to volunteer.   

Learn more here.

Patients and families often share stories about ways they were impacted by the care the Mary Lee Foundation provided. These are deeply gratifying to read and a testament to our commitment to our patients and the services we provide. If you’d like to share your experience with the Mary Lee Foundation, write us a letter or send us an email and we’ll include it in a special section on our website.

Charitable Gift Annuities: Mary Lee Foundation encourages its donors to name the organization as a remainder beneficiary of a charitable gift annuity and will work with its donors to structure such agreements. However, Mary Lee Foundation will not serve as trustee of a charitable gift annuity and will instead encourage the donor to use a professional fiduciary.

Charitable Remainder Trusts: Mary Lee Foundation encourages its donors to name the organization as a remainder beneficiary of a charitable remainder trust and will work with its donors to structure such agreements. However, Mary Lee Foundation will not serve as trustee of a charitable remainder trust and will instead encourage the donor to use a professional fiduciary.

Revocable Trust Agreements: Mary Lee Foundation encourages its donors to name the organization as a beneficiary of all or a portion of a revocable trust agreement. However, Mary Lee Foundation will not serve as trustee of a revocable trust agreement and will instead encourage the donor to use a professional fiduciary.

Charitable Lead Trusts: Mary Lee Foundation may accept a designation as income beneficiary of a charitable lead trust. Mary Lee Foundation will not accept an appointment as Trustee of a charitable lead trust.

Retirement Plan Beneficiary Designations: Donors and supporters of Mary Lee Foundation will be encouraged to name Mary Lee Foundation as beneficiary of their retirement plans. Such designations will not be recorded as gifts to Mary Lee Foundation until such time as the gift is irrevocable.

Bequests: Donors and supporters of Mary Lee Foundation will be encouraged to make bequests to Mary Lee Foundation under their wills and trusts. Such bequests will not be recorded as gifts to Mary Lee Foundation until such time as the gift is irrevocable.

To leave a gift in your will, simply share this sentence with your attorney or financial planner:

“I bequeath $_____ or _____% of my estate to the Mary Lee Foundation, 1339 Lamar Square Drive, Austin, TX 78704.”

 Life Insurance Beneficiary Designations: Donors and supporters of Mary Lee Foundation will be encouraged to name Mary Lee Foundation as beneficiary or contingent beneficiary of their life insurance policies.  Such designations shall not be recorded as gifts to Mary Lee Foundation until such time as the gift is irrevocable.