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Planned Giving

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Planned Giving?

  • Planned giving involves charitable gifts designated during a donor’s lifetime with benefits that may not be realized until a future time, generally at the death of the donor or beneficiary.
  • Planned giving can offer easy and creative ways to support the mission of Cure JM Foundation — by utilizing cash gifts, stock, bonds, life insurance policies and retirement plan assets such as an IRA or 401(k).
  • A planned gift can benefit you and your family and have a meaningful impact on Cure JM Foundation’s mission, beyond your lifetime and far into the future. 
  • Planned giving may provide an opportunity to reduce or eliminate estate taxes, reduce income taxes or reduce or eliminate capital gains taxes.

Who can make a Planned Gift?

  • Anyone can make a planned gift, regardless of age, occupation, or financial means.

Why make a Planned Gift?

  • When you work together with Cure JM Foundation to establish a planned gift, you leave a lasting legacy that will help thousands for generations to come. Certain planned gifts can have financial benefits for you or your family. Consult with your tax advisor, attorney, and/or financial planner for more details.

How do I make a Planned Gift?

  • Call Cure JM at (760) 487-1079 or email to learn how you can support the mission of Cure JM Foundation while also providing for the financial security of you and your family. Or click here* to have Cure JM Foundation contact you directly for a confidential discussion. 

What is a simple way to get started with a planned gift?

  • You can make a planned gift in only a few minutes.
  • One simple way is to name Cure JM in your will. Designate a specific amount or a percentage of the estate.

    “I give to Cure JM Foundation $xxxx  (or x%) from my estate that it may use in any way to further its mission.” 

    “I give to Cure JM Foundation x% of a stock, bond that it may use in any way to further its mission.” 

  • Call Cure JM at (202) 596-6267 or email for more ideas. It is that easy!

How do I know which Planned Gifts would be right for me and my family?

  • You are urged to seek the advice of your tax advisor, attorney, and/or financial planner to make certain a contemplated gift fits well into your overall circumstances and planning.
  • Cure JM and its representatives are not engaged in legal or tax advisory service.

I have made a Planned Gift to Cure JM.  Now what?

  • After you have designated a Planned Gift to benefit Cure JM, please let us know by calling Cure JM at
    (202) 596-6267 or email . Thank you for your generosity and support. Cure JM’s goal is to never, ever let another child suffer with Juvenile Myositis. With your help, we believe it is a goal that’s well within our reach.