Giving to the Regional Cancer Center | Options
Most gifts to the Regional Cancer Center are in the form of cash, usually by check. Please make checks payable to the SwedishAmerican Foundation/Regional Cancer Center and send to the following address:
1415 East State Street, Suite 100
Rockford, IL 61104
By remembering the SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center with a bequest in your will, you can have an impact on this community well beyond your lifetime. Your bequest will quality for an estate tax charitable deduction. We urge you to consult with your attorney and other advisors, as well as the executive vice president of the SwedishAmerican Foundation, John Mecklenburg, at (815) 961-2496 for assistance with wills or estate planning.
Charitable Annuities and Trusts:
These planned gifts can provide a wide range of benefits for loved ones and the Cancer Center, while providing you with an annual income during your lifetime. The Foundation stands ready to explore these options with you and can help you to develop an appropriate plan.
Gifts of appreciated securities may offer substantial advantage of tax forgiveness on capital gains, and an income tax charitable deduction for the market value of the securities.
You can give property such as real estate, life insurance, artwork, jewelry, stamps, book collections, livestock and crops. These gifts provide varying income tax advantages and require independent appraisals to meet IRS guidelines.
Gifts in memory of a family member or friend, or in honor of an individual or special occasion, express what words alone cannot and provide important support for the Cancer Center.