Logan – Heart transplant recipient and Patient Assistance Program grant recipient

Help save lives – Leave a Legacy of Hope

Make the difference in the lives of those waiting for a lifesaving transplant for years to come. A planned gift, such as a bequest in your will or trust, life insurance or stock designations ensures your legacy and will save lives by enabling living donors to give the Gift of Life, helping transplant patients find living donors and gain access to lifesaving medication, and supporting transplant patients through some of the most difficult times in their lives.

Find out what option might be right for you below. Please consult your financial advisor or legal council to explore your options and the process to begin your planned giving.

You can bring hope to many organ transplant patients by giving a gift through a:

Will of trust (Bequest)

After planning the future financial security of your loved ones, you can designate that the American Transplant Foundation receive:

  • The remainder of any funds after the distribution to loved ones
  • A direct percentage of your estate
  • A fixed dollar amount
  • Specific property other than cash

Example of bequest language:

I give, devise, and bequeth to the American Transplant Foundation located in Denver, Colorado, the sum of ($____) and/or (____) percent of the residue of my estate and/or (other personal or real property described) to be used for its general purposes.  

Our naming language to include in your bequest:

American Transplant Foundation
600 17th St. Ste. 2515 S
Denver, CO 80202
Tax ID#: 02-744032

Retirement Plan or Life Insurance Policy

You may decide to support our patients through a life insurance policy or remaining retirement account funds beyond the security you provide for family and friends. You can name the American Transplant Foundation as the beneficiary of your retirement plan(s) or Life Insurance Policy. Please contact your financial advisor to discuss these options or your plan administrator to request the required forms.

Charitable Lead Trust or Remainder Trust

You can give a substantial gift the American Transplant Foundation through a Charitable Lead Trust or Remainder Trust.

A Charitable Lead Trust is created through a transfer of cash, securities, or other property to a trust. Durin its term, the trust pays a fixed amount each year ot the American Transplant Foundation. When the trust ends, its remaining principal passes to your family or other heirs you name.

A Remainder Trust can help you maintain or increase your income while making a significant gift to the American Transplant Foundation. You irrevocably transfer cash, securities, or other property to a trust. Durin its term, the trust pays a percentage of its value each year to you or anyone you name and when the trust ends, its remaining principal passes to the American Transplant Foundation.

Tax benefits are dependent on the type of trust you consider. Please contact your financial advisor to learn more about setting up a Charitable Lead or Remainder Trust benefitting the American Transplant Foundation.

Stock Securities

As the full amount of donations from stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and other securities are deductable, such gifts made through stock securities may be an option for you. Please contact your financial advisor and contact us for further information you may need to provide your registered representative, broker dealer, or mutual fund company.

Please inform us of your planned giving intentions so we may thank and recognize you.