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At our National Cancer Information Center trained Cancer Information Specialists can answer questions 24 hours a day, every day of the year to empower you with accurate, up-to-date information to help you make educated health decisions. We connect patients, caregivers, and family members with valuable services and resources.
Or ask us how you can get involved and support the fight against cancer. Some of the topics we can assist with include:
For medical questions, we encourage you to review our information with your doctor.
Following are examples of how to indicate a general or undesignated gift to the American Cancer Society:*
"I give, devise, and bequeath to the American Cancer Society, Inc. TAX I.D. #13-1788491, all [or state the fraction or percentage] of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, both real and personal. The American Cancer Society may be contacted in care of its National Office of Probate and Trust Management Services, P.O. Box 6703, Hagerstown, MD 21741, 1-800-ACS-2345."
"I give, devise, and bequeath $_____ to the American Cancer Society, Inc. TAX I.D. #13-1788491. The American Cancer Society may be contacted in care of its National Office of Probate and Trust Management Services, P.O. Box 6703, Hagerstown, MD 21741, 1-800-ACS-2345"
*These are merely suggestions as to content and should be written or adapted by legal counsel to fit the contributor's individual situation.
Please send signed Declaration of Support Letters to your local American Cancer Society Estate and Gift Planning Director so that we may project future gifts that will help the American Cancer Society save and improve lives. Use our Contact Our Team page to locate an American Cancer Society Estate and Gift Planning Director in your area or call 1-800-227-1885.
Download Declaration of Support Letter [PDF, 76.5 KB]
Note: Due to the evolving nature of cancer treatment and research, our programs may change based on advances made in these areas. Please contact your local office to discuss suggested language should a donor express preference toward a particular patient service or cancer research program. In addition to the samples above, we are pleased to make sample documents available to legal and estate planning professionals by contacting your American Cancer Society Estate and Gift Planning Director.