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How to Help

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Invest in the Melanoma Research Foundation

There are several ways to give a tax-deductible gift to the MRF, including hosting a CommUNITY Fundraiser, donating in a loved one’s honor or memory, setting up workplace giving, and more! The MRF proudly earned a 2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition from GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information, in recognition of our commitment to transparency and responsible stewardship of our donors’ gifts.

Donate Online

Click the button below to make a fast and secure online donation to support our efforts fighting melanoma, or in tribute or memory of a loved one. Please indicate to whom, if anyone, we should send a notification that a donation was made. All financial contributions to the MRF, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, are tax deductible.

 

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Donate by Check

Mail your donation to:

Melanoma Research Foundation
PO Box 719329
Philadelphia, PA 19171-9329

Please make checks payable to the Melanoma Research Foundation. Note: this address only accepts deliveries from the United States Postal Service (USPS) and cannot accept mail from other couriers like FedEx or UPS. If your donation is in memory of a loved one, please download the memorial donation form and include it with your gift. Please note the individual’s name in the memo line of checks.

Donor Advised Funds

If you wish to make a donation through a donor advised charitable fund, please use the information below:

Tax ID: 76-0514428

Kyleigh LiPira, Chief Executive Officer
Melanoma Research Foundation
1420 K Street, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
T 202.742.5904
[email protected]

Gift Planning

If you are interested in helping the MRF find a cure for melanoma and are considering a planned gift through your estate, please visit our Gift Planning site here.   Or, please complete the short form below and a member of the MRF development team will contact you.  You can also download the Planned Giving form for suggested language for bequests and wills, or email [email protected] with specific questions.

Learn More About Planned Giving

Please share your contact information and a member of the MRF team will be in touch to discuss the many options available.
  • Is there a particular area of the MRF's mission you would like to support or learn more about?

Memorial Giving

We are so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Thank you for thinking of the MRF during your time of grief and supporting research that could one day lead to a cure. To establish a memorial giving page in your loved one’s honor, please click here.

Below is some suggested language for “in lieu of flowers” and instructions for making a memorial gift online or by check.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in ___________’s memory to the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) by visiting https://melanoma.org/ or sending a donation to:

Melanoma Research Foundation
PO Box 719329
Philadelphia, PA 19171-9329

To donate by check, please download the memorial donation form and include it with your gift. Please note the individual’s name in the memo line of checks.

Federal Tax ID Number: 76 0514428

For questions, please contact [email protected]

Electronic Transfer Authorizations

Your broker can electronically transfer your securities to the MRF. To make a transfer, please provide the information below to your broker:

Broker: First Clearing Corp
Name: Melanoma Research Foundation
Broker’s DTC Number: 0141
Account Number: 43207352
Federal Tax ID Number: 76 0514428

Your gift will be acknowledged by the MRF according to the value of your stock on the date of transfer.

Workplace Giving Campaigns

The MRF welcomes gifts through workplace giving campaigns, including: Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Employer-matching gifts. Contact your HR department for details on designating your contribution. Federal employees, please choose CFC #35748 to designate the MRF as your beneficiary. If your employer has a matching gift program, please work with your employer to submit your gift form to [email protected].

Stocks & Securities

There can be additional tax benefits for donating stocks and/or securities. If you are interested in more information, please email [email protected].org and we will provide you with additional details.

Planned Giving

Let us help you tailor your charitable gift to your financial, tax or estate planning objectives. All financial contributions to the MRF, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, are tax deductible.

 

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