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Donors make a significant contribution to cancer research, world-class cancer treatment, and cancer prevention programs that improve the quality of life for Feist-Weiller Cancer Center patients. Donate to a named fund or learn how to make a tax-saving gift through your will, trust or other estate plans. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent that the law allows.
For information, call the Development Office 318.813.1423.
This is a meaningful way to remember or honor a special person. Cards will be sent to the honoree or to the family of the person you are remembering.
Your support benefits cancer education, research, treatment and prevention. Cash gifts are accepted by check or by credit card. Please make checks payable to the LSUHS Shreveport Foundation, which has a tax identification number 72-1402222.
Gifts may be designated for specific funds, clinics or programs at Feist-Weiller Cancer Center.
Designate funds for the St. Jude Affiliate Clinic, one of only six outside Memphis that provides care for young patients with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital protocols.
Support other Feist-Weiller Cancer Center programs, such as the Arts in Medicine (AIM) program, which provides opportunities for patients and their caregivers to participate in art while they are hospitalized or receive chemotherapy on an outpatient basis.
Gifts to Feist-Weiller Cancer Center may be designated to support disease-specific research for breast cancer, prostate cancer, leukemia, etc.
Naming opportunities are available in the new cancer research building being planned for the LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport campus. Research laboratories, research focus areas, conference rooms, auditoriums, as well as the building itself, may be named for gifts at appropriate levels.
The State of Louisiana through the Louisiana Board of Regents provides matching funds for professorships. To create a professorship, the donor(s) contributes $60,000 in private funds. LSU Health Shreveport submits an application for $40,000 in matching funds. Once a professorship is matched and endowed, the Board of Regents specifies the principal be invested and a percentage of the earnings is expended on an annual basis.
Feist-Weiller Cancer Center is soliciting funds for named professorships:
Super Professorships are $120,000, eliciting $80,000 in matching state funds.
Chaired Professorships are $600,000, eliciting $400,000 in matching state funds.
Super Chairs are $1.2 million, eliciting $800,000 in matching state funds.
Include Feist-Weiller Cancer Center in your will or in gifts that produce income during your lifetime. Call Anne Higdon 318.813.1423 for specific details about how to list Feist-Weiller Cancer Center.
The Kroger Neighbor-to-Neighbor donation program donates a portion of the money spent in stores when customers use their Kroger Plus Card. But first, you must register online at www.Krogercommunityrewards.com. Choose LSU Health Sciences Foundation for Feist-Weiller Cancer Center. Every time you make a purchase Kroger will donate a percentage of the total spent at NO ADDITIONAL COST to you.
Attend or sponsor special events and activities that benefit Feist-Weiller Cancer Center.
Buy a set of 10 note cards to support the Arts in Medicine program. Note cards are printed with master works painted by cancer patients. Call 318.813.1423 or email Anne Higdon. Note cards can be mailed or purchased directly in the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center library.
Become a loyal friend of Feist-Weiller Cancer Center with monthly donations of $10, $20 or any amount you choose. Your monthly gift can support any program at Feist-Weiller Cancer Center. Call the Development Office 318.813.1423.
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