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Other Ways to Give

Honor and Memorial Gifts

Gifts in honor or memory of loved ones can be made online here. Checks made payable to “Lung Cancer Research Foundation” can be mailed to 155 East 55th Street, Suite 6H, New York, NY 10022. For further details on memorial contributions or for assistance with language in an obituary or for a memorial service, please contact Meghan Wood, Director of Development, at mwood@lcrf.org.

Double Your Impact

You can double your impact on lung cancer research without needing to give even a dollar more. Many businesses have charitable giving programs in place which will match their employees’ donations to nonprofits like LCRF. Find out more and use our search tool to see if your employer offers a match for donations.


Gift planning is among the most powerful ways to invest in research. Gift planning makes it possible for you to increase your impact by giving more than you otherwise would. In addition, gift planning makes it possible to have an impact sooner than you otherwise would.

Our program encompasses all charitable gifts, such as wills, trusts, life insurance, retirement plans, stock and donor advised funds. Learn more by contacting Sam Rogers at srogers@lcrf.org or (212) 588-6419.

Donor-Advised Funds (DAF)

A donor advised fund (DAF) is a charitable giving program that allows you to combine the most favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to support your favorite causes. It allows charitably-inclined individuals, families and businesses to make tax-deductible charitable donations of cash, publicly-traded stock and in some cases, certain illiquid assets.

If you have a donor advised fund, DAF Direct enables you to recommend grants to the Lung Cancer Research Foundation directly from your DAF.

Click here to donate to the Lung Cancer Research Foundation securely via a donor-advised fund. For assistance, contact Meghan Wood, Director, Development, at mwood@lcrf.org or (212) 588-1538.

Gifts of Securities

Donating securities provides a tax-efficient way to support innovative lung cancer research. By donating shares of stock, supporters can minimize their tax liability, get a tax deduction of the fair-market value of the stock and avoid capital-gains taxes on portfolio growth — all while helping support promising research that might otherwise go unfunded.

For more details on transferring stock to LCRF, please call (212) 588-1580. To ensure a smooth transfer, prepare the following information before calling:

  • Brokerage
  • Account Name
  • Account Number
  • DTC Number
  • Contact
  • Tax ID Number

Workplace Giving

Private employers, federal, state and local governments all offer payroll deduction opportunities.

Payroll deduction is an employer-sponsored program that empowers you to support the Lung Cancer Research Foundation’s (LCRF) mission with a tax-deductible donation given directly from your paycheck. Payroll deduction is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to LCRF, but there are many options available. Work with your HR department to find out if your company participates in any of the following programs to get started.

Combined Federal Campaign

Federal employees (civilian, military and postal workers) can donate to LCRF through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), which is a workplace giving campaign specifically targeting federal workers. To designate your contribution to LCRF, use CFC ID # 42372.

You can donate to LCRF when you make your CFC pledge in the fall. Check with your HR department for details on when to pledge. Campaigns run between September 1 and December 15 each year.


Do you shop on Amazon? You could support the Lung Cancer Research Foundation next time you make a purchase! If you shop through AmazonSmile and select the Lung Cancer Research Foundation as your charitable organization of choice, Amazon will donate .5 percent of the purchase price of eligible products to LCRF.

How it Works:

1. Visit https://smile.amazon.com

2. Select the Lung Cancer Research Foundation as your charitable organization of choice

3. Start shopping!